Regional News

Omaha Doctors Study Meningitis Vaccine

December 5, 2013 7:06 am

Omaha doctors are trying to save lives coast to coast as a meningitis B outbreak sickened students at Princeton and University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Osborne Delivers Autumn Statement

December 5, 2013 7:06 am

The Chancellor promises "recovery for all" in his annual Autumn Statement, telling the Commons the UK is growing faster than any other major economy.

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Portugal Delivers on Privatisation Target

December 5, 2013 7:06 am

Shares in CTT opened seven percent up on their offer price. A strong signal of a strong debut – despite misgivings by postal workers and the public. Following successful IPOs in the UK and Belgium, a seventy per cent stake was up for grabs, pocketing the government around 580 million euros. It's promoting the privatisation […]

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Dad jailed for charging electric car at school

December 5, 2013 6:47 am

Dad jailed for charging electric car at school

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Man Fined for Observing Discarded Painting

December 5, 2013 6:31 am

A man in Barcelona was fined for staring at a discarded painting. The artistic piece had been lying right next to a garbage container and the male was busted by police standing in front of it, simply admiring the artwork.

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America´s Most Foul-Mouthed States Revealed

December 5, 2013 6:30 am

What states have the most salty-mouthed residents? Whose residents are most courteous? Marchex senior vice president John Busby joins to digits with the answers. Photo: Getty Images.

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Fast food workers striking today

December 5, 2013 6:30 am

The strike will take place in as many as 100 cities with protests in up to 200. If you like to eat on the run this might just make your lunch a little harder to get. The protest began last year and is meant to show workers displeasure with their wages. Employees in fast food average $9 per […]

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Man Offers Opera Singing Ikea Furniture Assembly Service on Craigslist

December 5, 2013 6:30 am

One man in San Francisco is offering his service on Craigslist. Specializing in Ikea furniture assembly, he offers to put together the pieces all while entertaining the furniture owners by singing opera.

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Public Restroom in Japanese Garden Comprised of See-Through Glass Walls

December 5, 2013 6:30 am

Sou Fujimoto is the mind behind the communal bathroom that is housed inside a glass box. The public lavatory was placed in a huge garden, complete with lush trees and vibrant flowers.

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China Mobile Finally Signs Deal With Apple

December 5, 2013 6:29 am

According to reports, Apple and China Mobile have reached a deal. The move will allow Apple to sell iPhones to China Mobile's 750 million customers.

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