The Feds may acknowledge that the Ground Zero first responders and residents living in the surrounding area could of gotten cancer from toxic dust because of the terror attack on September 11. Fifty types of cancer are expected to be added to a list of illnesses from 9/11. Click below to read more.
Monday made it official as more than 26,000 Chicago teachers and support staff went on strike after their union and district officials failed to reach a contract agreement. There were intense negotiations over the weekend which the union said were productive but still an agreement was not met. Click below to read more.
An unexpected power outage has left many Cuban citizens in the dark Sunday night. Power failed across all of Havana as well as other cities around the island. Hopefully things get resolved soon. Read more below
Wow the memorial built in memory of the September 11 victims, will cost $1 million a week to run and about $60 million a year! The memorial cost $700 million just to build, but the maintenance is unbelievable. Hit the jump.
Sorry to kill your dreams of not having to save up for a retirement fund. But research shows that many adults are saving for their own retirement funds and not for the future generation. Damn. Read more below.
Ears that have been created in a laboratory will be given to veterans that have lost their ears. The new ears have been tested and surgically inserted into rats for testing.These ears will be implanted into people that need them, I’m interested in seeing the turn out. Hit the jump
In efforts to fight obesity, Richmond and El Monte are hoping to get taxes placed on sugary beverages. First New York, now California. It’s only a matter of time until the other states follow suite. What are your thoughts? Read more below.