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‘Selfie’ Tops University’s List of Words to Ban

‘Selfie’ Tops University’s List of Words to Bangpointstudio/Thinkstock(SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.) -- Are you tired of hearing people talk about twerking and posting selfies riddled with hashtags on the Twittersphere?  Well, it turns out you're not alone.Lake Superior State University has release...

US Population Growth Slowest Since 1937

US Population Growth Slowest Since 1937liveslow/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- These days, everything is moving faster in the U.S., that is, except for population growth.According to the U.S. Census Bureau figures released Monday, growth from July 1, 2012 through July 1, 2013 was 2.3 million peo...

“Sopranos” Actor Leaves Prison

“Sopranos” Actor Leaves PrisonStephen Lovekin/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Actor Lillo Brancato, who appeared on The Sopranos and in the 1993 film A Bronx Tale, is a free man Tuesday after spending eight years behind bars in New York. Brancato was serving time after being convicted of fe...

Kim Jong-un’s Lonely Ski Lift Ride at Dream Resort

Kim Jong-un’s Lonely Ski Lift Ride at Dream ResortEd Jones/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- After pushing for his dream ski resort, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un finally rode the lift at Masik Pass Ski Resort, which only took one year to build from scratch. Sanctions didn’t stop him from that r...

Hawks’ Center Al Horford Out for the Season with Torn Pectoral

Hawks’ Center Al Horford Out for the Season with Torn PectoralNBA via Atlanta Hawks(NEW YORK) -- Just as the Atlanta Hawks were rounding into shape in the Eastern Conference, they've suffered a devastating blow as center Al Horford is expected to miss the rest of the season with a torn right pectoral muscle. Horf...

ISU Suing Former Professor

ISU Suing Former Professor(POCATELLO, ID) – Idaho State University has filed a lawsuit against a former professor who has spent years fighting the school in both state and federal courts. The university is seeking $75,000 in sanctions and legal fees from Habib Sadid, a former engineering faculty member who was fired amid heated disagreements with administrators. Sadid sued […]

8-Year-Old Falls From Ski Lift

8-Year-Old Falls From Ski Lift(SUN VALLEY, ID) – An 8-year-old boy survived a nearly 40-foot fall from a chair on a ski lift in Sun Valley, Monday. Officials say the boy slipped out of his jacket and dangled above the ground for about five minutes until ski patrollers could get a safety pad beneath him to break the force […]

No Wolves Shot in Derby

No Wolves Shot in Derby(SALMON, ID) – A wolf hunting competition in Salmon over the weekend resulted in no wolves being taken, but hunters managed to bag 21 coyotes in the process. Officials with Idaho for Wildlife organized the derby, which infuriated environmental activists who unsuccessfully sought legal action to ban the event. More than 230 hunters participated in […]

Ice Rink Opening in Chubbuck

Ice Rink Opening in Chubbuck(CHUBBUCK, ID) – The Chubbuck-Pocatello Hockey Association is close to having their ice rink completed. The group has spent the past few frigid nights making ice with hoses from the Chubbuck Fire Department. The rink, which is located at Capell Park, will likely be open to the public for ice skating this evening as long […]

Black Bear Visits Florida Man’s Home Twice

Black Bear Visits Florida Man’s Home TwiceKen Hoehn/Thinkstock (file photo)(LAKE MARY, Fla.) -- Tramaine Gaines was in the kitchen of his Florida home this week eating pizza when he noticed something big searching through his things just a few feet away.“I look to my right and to my disb...

Megaload Near Mountain Home

Megaload Near Mountain Home(MOUNTAIN HOME, ID) – A megaload carrying 450 tons of oil refinery equipment through Idaho to Canada covered only 40 miles in the past week. The Omega Morgan shipment route will take the equipment through Mountain Home, Carey, and Arco along U.S. Highway 20 before turning north along state Highway 28 and passing through Leadore […]

New Year Right Time to Buy a New Car

New Year Right Time to Buy a New CarNTCo/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you can find a car dealer who's open over the next few days, walk right in and possibly get yourself the best deal of the year.Industry analysts say that many dealers are looking to meet their annual quota, which ends on...

Seahawks’ Percy Harvin Plans to Practice this Week, Play Next Week

Seahawks’ Percy Harvin Plans to Practice this Week, Play Next WeekNFL via Getty Images(RENTON, Wash.) -- So far, the Seattle Seahawks acquisition of wide receiver Percy Harvin hasn't quite gone as planned this season. Despite his struggles to get onto the field, Harvin plans to practice this week, and hopes to play i...

“Mona Lisa” to Remain in Paris, Won’t Move to Italy

“Mona Lisa” to Remain in Paris, Won’t Move to ItalyJEAN-PIERRE MULLER/AFP/Getty Images(ROME) -- Italy has lost its battle to temporarily bring the cherished Mona Lisa to its home city of Florence.For the past 200 years, France has had the painting of the woman with the mysterious smile in the Louvre mu...

Is the New Year the Best Time to Sign Up for a Gym Membership?

Is the New Year the Best Time to Sign Up for a Gym Membership?Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Is the New Year the best time to get the most advantageous deal for a gym membership?  Or would you just be booking yourself into a crowded gym rife with fellow New Year's resolution types?Tim Keightley, execu...

Stephen Colbert Gets a Cameo in “The Hobbit”

Stephen Colbert Gets a Cameo in “The Hobbit”ABC(NEW YORK) -- It's no secret that Stephen Colbert is a fan of The Hobbit."I have never met a bigger Tolkien geek in my life," Hobbit director Peter Jackson told Entertainment Weekly, saying that Colbert has an "encyclopedic knowledge of Tolkien." We...

Girl, 7, Rescued After Falling Down 50-Foot Well

Girl, 7, Rescued After Falling Down 50-Foot WellWSB/ABC News(ATLANTA) -- A 7-year-old old Georgia girl is recovering in a hospital after plummeting 50 feet down a narrow well.Megan Winters spent more than an hour trapped in a well in Carroll County, Ga., Monday before rescue crews pulled the girl to...

American Girl’s 2014 Doll of the Year Revealed

American Girl’s 2014 Doll of the Year RevealedAmerican Girl(NEW YORK) -- Meet Isabelle, the newest doll in the American Girl Doll line.The specialty line produces dolls depicting girls of diverse races and interests as well as physical differences and disabilities, and each doll comes with books d...

Boy Who Fought ‘Under 12 Rule’ Gets Lung Transplant

Boy Who Fought ‘Under 12 Rule’ Gets Lung TransplantCourtesy Pepper Hamilton LLP(PHILADELPHIA) -- A young boy who spent months lying a few beds away from Sarah Murnaghan at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia awaiting a lung transplant received new lungs and is now recovering, his mother said Monday...

New Treatment for Tourette Syndrome Changes Boy’s Life

New Treatment for Tourette Syndrome Changes Boy’s LifeFuse/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Robbie Lettieri calls the decade he lived with Tourette syndrome a “nightmare.”“I try not to think about it,” said Lettieri, who was diagnosed with the neurobiological disorder that brings on sudden ...

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