I like when stories have two sides, when I'm challenged to view events through different people's eyes. But as the defense rested in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, I felt deflated and so did others who've been watching.
Five Americans who were monitored for three weeks at an Omaha, Nebraska, hospital after being exposed to Ebola in West Africa have been released, a Nebraska Medicine spokesman said in an email Wednesday.
Tornadoes, fierce winds and severe thunderstorms with large hail are predicted for the Midwest and for the Plains, from the Ozarks eastward to the lower Ohio Valley, on Thursday and Friday, the National Weather Service said.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently published a new series of anti-smoking ads for its "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign. The graphic ads focus on people who have smoking-related illnesses, such as vision loss and colorectal cancer, and highlight the benefits of quitting for smokers' loved ones.
When the news popped up on Carmen Uribe's smartphone on Wednesday, she went into a near-panic: California, for the first time, would be instituting mandatory, statewide restrictions on water use. Which, to her mind, means one thing: dead lawns.