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- 15 hot toys to help kick off your Christmas shopping Toys R Us has once again unveiled its annual "Hot Toys" list for holiday shoppers. Check out what it has dubbed the "Fabulous 15" and find more at toysrus.com/hottoys.
VIDEO: Hemp harvest first in U.S. since 1958
Dozens of volunteer harvesters and hemp advocates descended on a field in remote southwestern Colorado to help harvest the first acknowledged commercial crop of hemp since 1958.
Accused kitten killer faces 22 animal cruelty charges
Police say Ronald Fraser Golden kept a "cat room" in his house where he threw kittens onto the floor, stomped them and wrung their necks.
VIDEO: 'Carrie' coffee shop prank terrifies customers
Not having your caffeine fix can bring out your inner demons. Patrons at 'Snice Cafe in New York learned this scary truth, when they were served a grande prank.
Mother gets 11 years in prison for leaving infant in car
A mother has been sentenced to prison after she left her infant son alone in a hot car and didn't to tell doctors about it, which prosecutors said may have led to the child's death.
Audio: How can we better prepare for tornadoes?
An NPR broadcast examines the question of how communities can better prepare for tornadoes like the one that struck Moore, Okla. on Monday. The broadcast features commentary from Michael Fitzgerald, who reported a five-part disaster series for the CNHI News Service.
- Photos: Aftermath of massive tornado in Moore Storm victims were pulled from the rubble and residents began surveying the damage late Monday and early Tuesday in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, where a powerful tornado destroyed entire neighborhoods and left dozens dead.
The Big One: Preparing for mid-America earthquake
It’s a bleak scenario. A massive earthquake along the New Madrid fault kills or injures 60,000 people in Tennessee. A quarter of a million people are homeless.
VIDEO: How sequestration could affect US flood warning system
Oregon and Idaho each had to shut down three water gauges due to automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration. Watch how Idaho relies on these water gauges, from tracking drought conditions to determining stream levels for salmon.
Warning Signs: Technology speeds disaster alerts, response
Technology has changed the way Americans get ready for disasters and respond to them – with more precise forecasts, personalized weather warnings and more efficient recovery efforts. And it will continue to help us be more prepared.
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