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The parasite keeping millions poor

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:10am
One of the most debilitating medical conditions in sub-Saharan Africa isn't fatal. In fact, it's easily curable. The culprit is small, but its impact is big. The chigoe flea, more commonly known as a jigger, typically burrows itself into the feet and hands. It prevents millions of children from attending school, stops farmers from working their land, and makes walking all but unbearable.
Categories: International News

Only 6 northern white rhinos left

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:09am
Unique? Suni was only one of seven northern whites left in the world. Now he's dead.
Categories: International News

6 health benefits of pumpkins

Health - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:09am
When you think about pumpkins, what comes to mind? Jack-o'-lanterns? Pumpkin pie? Charlie Brown? Pumpkin spice lattes?
Categories: Health

Egg-freezing a better deal for companies

Health - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:04am
Rene Almeling, Joanna Radin and Sarah S. Richardson say Apple and Facebook offering coverage for their female employees to freeze their eggs sidesteps the issue of long hours and work-life balance.
Categories: Health

San Fran stations ban Lorde's 'Royals'

CNN - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:03am
With the World Series on the line, radio stations in San Francisco aren't taking any chances.
Categories: National News

What Turkey's policy shift on Kurdish fighters means

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:57am
Turkey made a significant policy shift Monday when it announced it would allow Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq to travel through the Turkish territory to reinforce the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani in northern Syria.
Categories: International News

Stocks: 6 things to know before the open

Business News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:52am
Corporate earnings are back in focus as the latest bout of market volatility ebbs away.

Porsche rents Sistine Chapel for Pope's charity

Business News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:45am
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China's economy suffers its worst quarter since the financial crisis

Business News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:59am
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Government prosecutes alleged scientific fraud on AIDS research

Health - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:39pm
If government prosecutors are right, a former top researcher at Iowa State University is guilty of brazen scientific fraud-actions which a criminal complaint says have cost taxpayers nearly $15 million.
Categories: Health

Bulldogs In Familiar Position . . . Atop The Leaderboard

Bulldog Beat - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:27pm
WEST POINT, Miss. – Being atop the leaderboard has become the norm for Mississippi State, and Monday was no different as MSU opened the Bulldog Invitational at historic Old Waverly Golf Club with a team best 285.

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies

CNN Entertainment - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:07pm
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died, close friends of the family and industry colleagues told CNN on Monday.
Categories: Entertainment News

Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach compromise deal

Business News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:53pm
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MSU’s Cash, Lakat Capture USTA/ITA Southern Region Doubles Title

Bulldog Beat - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:37pm
AUBURN, Ala. – Finishing in dominant fashion with a match-winning ace, the Mississippi State men's tennis doubles team of Julian Cash and Florian Lakat earned a three-set victory on Monday to claim the 2014 USTA/ITA Southern Regional Doubles Championship at Auburn University. With the win, the State tandem advances to the 2014 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships in Flushing, N.Y., Nov. 6-9.

Leffall-Young Named SEC Co-Defensive Player Of The Week

Bulldog Beat - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:20pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. – After a career weekend on the court for the Bulldogs, Mississippi State volleyball's Bali Leffall-Young has earned SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week honors, the league announced Monday.

Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:16pm
Edward Gough Whitlam, the former Australian Prime Minister who strengthened ties abroad, has died, the Australian government said Monday.
Categories: International News

Fed official: Big banks should clean up their acts

Business News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:05pm
The Fed official overseeing Wall Street says things need to change, and if the industry's risky culture isn't turned around, it may be time to break up the big banks. ?

MSU Women To Offer First Hail State Hoops 101 On Nov. 4

Bulldog Beat - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:39pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Fans can learn the ins and outs of basketball with Vic Schaefer and the Mississippi State women's basketball staff during the first Hail State Hoops 101.

Turkey to give Kurds passage to Syria

CNN World - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:04pm
Turkey is allowing Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from Iraq to use Turkish territory to cross into Syria to reinforce fighters defending Kobani.
Categories: International News

Watch Tuesday's show!

CNN - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:07pm
October 21, 2014
Categories: National News
GOSHEN — What had been one of the most successful Whitko Lady Wildcat volleyball seasons in recent...
WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County’s volleyball teams are gearing up for the postseason, which begins...
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for...

 

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