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Mark Bergel of Silver Spring was recently named a 2014 CNN Hero for his charity's work helping area families in need furnish their homes, providing adult education classes, and offering comprehensive job support.
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5 hrs ago | Missourian
With Missouri apparently lagging behind in health insurance sign-ups, advocates are launching a concerted push this weekend to enroll people through a federally run insurance website before an impending deadline.
9 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times
A judge has granted a temporary order stopping a raffle of the 27 puppies rescued from a Las Vegas business that authorities say a woman and a man tried to torch.
11 hrs ago | KVIA-TV El Paso
Last week, 19-year-old California university student Adeline Munguia was reported missing after she stopped responding to Snapchats and texts from her roommate.
15 hrs ago | Reuters
Privacy advocates have asked U.S. regulators to halt Facebook Inc's $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp until there is a clearer understanding of how the company intends to use the personal data of WhatsApp's 450 million users.
19 hrs ago | Detroit News
Angela Williams Williams was surprised Thursday with a $10,000 wardrobe by celebrity stylist Sam Russell, founder of the non-profit Giving Closet.
Women and teen girls participating in a study that provided free birth control did not take up riskier sexual practices as a result, contrary to fears among some social conservatives, a new study shows.
Government spying programs have given metadata a bad rap, but human rights groups are using it to verify the authenticity of eyewitness footage Metadata has had a bad rap lately, with disclosures tying its collection to government spying programs .
One of the more common referrals we get at Dove Valley Animal Hospital is for a second opinion on Anterior Cruciate Ligament rupture.
For years, environmentalists and the gas drilling industry have been in a pitched battle over the possible health implications of hydro fracking.
The Linux Foundation will offer a Linux development course on edX , the massive open online course platform developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University.
Betty Cooper and other volunteers in Monroe, La., are dropping off fliers at housing developments, sticking them in students' backpacks and delivering them to area churches.
It's crunch time for Obamacare: With less than four weeks left to sign up for coverage this year through the health law's insurance marketplaces, consumer groups, insurers, hospitals and state and federal officials are ratcheting up their enrollment campaigns to deliver more people - particularly young adults.
Apple is making it easier than ever to use your iPhone in the car. Some auto safety experts think that's not such a good idea.
Two military children who have formed their own nonprofit organizations to help others are among the five youths named as recipients of the nonprofit Operation Homefront's 2014 Military Child of the Year awards.
Spring is an exciting time to be on a college campus. As the weather turns, so does the mood of students and faculty.