Stem Cell Research Funding Upheld

Amy Reidy

September 12, 2012

Filed under Global News, Science, U.S. News

The court system in the United States of America is meant to keep both laws and challenges made regarding laws in check. That is exactly what was done regarding embryonic stem cell (ESC) research. Complaints filed in a lower court decidedly had no standing in the federal appeals court circuit of the...

President Obama: Beer Connoisseur

Ana Abraham

September 12, 2012

Filed under Global News, U.S. News

First Lady Michelle Obama tends to the first-ever beehive on the White House’s South Lawn, and White House chef Sam Kass recently released where some of the honey is going. President Obama is a novice beer maker, and honey is the secret ingredient in his brews. In a blog post titled “Ale to the Chief,...

Up to 10,000 Yosemite Visitors at Risk of Mouse-Borne Virus

Kerri Zbodula

September 12, 2012

Filed under Global News, U.S. News

In Fresno, Calif., up to 10,000 guests who stayed in certain log cabins may have been exposed to a deadly mouse-born hantavirus at Yosemite National Park. So far, six people have been infected, and two of them have died. The illness begins with flu-like symptoms that can take up to six weeks to incubate b...

Florida’s First Female Quarterback

Elissa Sanci

September 12, 2012

Filed under National Sports, Sports, U.S. News

Erin DiMeglio is unlike any girl in Florida. When she’s not at home doing chores, at school in class or babysitting, she is playing football as the only female quarterback on an all-male football team in Florida. Although she is only the third-string quarterback for South Plantation High School,...

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