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Friend Of Ice Bucket Challenge Creator Dies

Updated: 08/18/2014 - Corey Griffin, friend of Peter Frates who created the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS died in a diving accident in Massachusetts. Griffin died within hours of raising $100, 000 for ALS charities

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NASA Needs Your Help

Updated: 08/18/2014 - NASA wants people to look over thousands of photos taken from space in order to help save on energy. Scientists say the reasoning is that humans are much more efficient at identifying images.

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World's Finest Cycling Cities

Posted: 08/17/2014 - With the ongoing rise of gas prices, more people are taking it to the streets via bicycle. Tokyo, Portland and Berlin highlight the list, with Utrecht, Netherlands leading the way as the best cycle city.

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Twitter Co-Founder Live-Tweets Protests In Ferguson

Posted: 08/17/2014 - Jack Dorsey, Twitter Co-Founder and St. Louis native has been live tweeting the protests in Ferguson. Since Friday, Dorsey has documented and commented on the frustrations that plague the community.

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Man Who Shot At Police Kills Three-Year-Old

Posted: 08/17/2014 - A man who shot at Prince George's County Police in Maryland killed a three-year-old girl. The man identified as Frederick Roy Miller was the girl's father. He was killed in the gun battle.

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Police Departments Stock Up On Military Gear

Updated: 08/16/2014 - The Department of Homeland Security chipped in a billion dollars to local law enforcement. The Department of Defense issued $449 million worth of equipment to law enforcement.

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Thieves Turn Legos Into Cash

Posted: 08/16/2014 - From Arizona to New York, alleged thieves are turning those tiny iconic plastic interlocking bricks you grew up with into cold, hard cash.

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SeaWorld Gives Whales More Space

Posted: 08/16/2014 - SeaWorld decides to give its occupants some more space, especially the killer whales. The new project has been called the "Blue World Project" and will add 5 million gallons to the tank.

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SeaWorld To Upgrade Killer Whale Habitats

Posted: 08/15/2014 - The amusement park company said it will double the size of the animals' habitats at its three parks. The first of the new killer whale exhibits will open to the public in San Diego in 2018.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Indicted On Two Felony Charges

Updated: 08/15/2014 - Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, was indicted on Friday on charges relating to his efforts to try and force a local district attorney to resign.

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Michael Brown Shooting, Protests Highlight Racial Divide

Posted: 08/15/2014 - Before Saturday's police shooting of an African-American teenager, Ferguson, Missouri, was known as one of hundreds of municipalities designated by a national nonprofit as a "Playful City USA."

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New at-home test may detect colon cancer

Posted: 08/14/2014 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an at-home colon cancer test. Called Cologuard , it is the first stool-based screening test that detects certain DNA mutations and red blood cells that could be indications of colorectal cancer, according to the FDA. The test, which is ordered through a doctor's office, can be done at home.

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Tony Stewart Opts Out Of Michigan NASCAR Race

Posted: 08/14/2014 - The same day the man he fatally struck was laid to rest, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart's team announced that he won't be racing this weekend -- though it didn't rule a return to the track soon thereafter.

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Missouri Highway Patrol Will Take Over Security In Ferguson

Posted: 08/14/2014 - Missouri Highway Patrol troopers will take over the supervision of security in the St. Louis suburb that's been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager.

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Teen Runaway Hides Out In Texas Walmart For Days

Posted: 08/13/2014 - There in the baby section, behind boxes of strollers, was a 14-year-old boy with a secret. The runaway had made the 24-hour Walmart in Corsicana, Texas, his getaway hideout.

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