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Man loses banana peel injury case, faces criminal charges
It was the video that did him in.
One night in early August, Maurice Owens was riding an elevator at a Washington Metro station when, he says, he slipped on a banana peel as he was getting off, injuring his hip and leg.
Autistic people may have a tangling of the senses
People with autism experience a more extreme version of the world than the rest of us. For more than 90 percent, sounds are louder, colors are brighter, and touch can be a disturbing intrusion.
VIDEO: Families struggle for Thanksgiving food following gov't cuts
Every Thanksgiving, millions of families find it difficult to get a turkey on the table, and this year's celebration will be even more difficult than usual for those with low incomes following government cuts.
VIDEO: Big storm threatens Thanksgiving travel
A major storm forced more than 300 flights to be cancelled in Dallas-Fort Worth on Sunday. It is also blamed for hundreds of traffic accidents. The storm is bringing snow, sleet and ice across the US ahead of the Thanksgiving weekend.
VIDEO: Photographers fight following Broncos-Patriots
Following Sunday night's thrilling overtime game which saw the Patriots defeat the Broncos, star quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Tom Brady met at midfield for a quick handshake that was much more cordial than the interaction between two nearby photographers. See what happened.
FCC chief shares pain of own proposal to allow calls on planes
The U.S. regulator proposing to end a ban on phone calls during commercial flights understands why some passengers say the change would take connectivity too far.
Twitter reacts to the American Music Awards
In addition to being one of the biggest events on the music industry calendar, the American Music Awards also provides plenty of fodder for instant social media commentary. Here is a sampling of reaction on Twitter to Sunday night's show.
VIDEO: Hundreds of rape kits lost or never processed
A police evidence room in shambles, lost rape kits and nearly 200 more that were never tested or investigated. That's what sheriff's investigators found in Robbins, Ill., which only has a part-time police department.
As mobile gadgets become bigger, some companies abandon websites altogether
An increasing number of companies are developing mobile-first or mobile-only strategies that prioritize customers' experience on smartphones and tablets over desktop computers, which have long been the way most people access the Internet.
Marek signs with the Sooners
The key to any great college program is getting the local talent in their own backyard. It’s a problem the Oklahoma wrestling team has struggled with in the past. However, that looks like that may have come to an end when Southmoore ...
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