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Obama Pledges “New Culture Of Accountability” At VA

Posted On August 26, 2014

(Charlotte, NC) -- President Obama promises a "new culture of accountability" at the troubled Veterans Affairs Department. Speaking at an American Legion convention in North Carolina, the President said reforms are being implemented to make the VA more efficient and more effective.   Obama recently signed legislation aimed at fixing the VA's longstanding and wide-ranging…

Tech Shirt Being Tried Out At The US Open

Posted On August 26, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Biometrics gets a reading at the US Open. Alice Stockton-Rossini reports.   Play Clip

Fort Collins, Colorado Drivers Nation’s Safest, Allstate Says

Posted On August 26, 2014

(Undated) -- The nation's safest drivers are in Fort Collins, Colorado. Allstate Insurance Company's tenth annual Best Drivers Report says the college town an hour north of Denver is the safest driving city in the country. The insurance giant ranks Brownsville, Texas less than a car-length behind Fort Collins, followed by Boise Idaho

Nail Polish Could Detect Date Rape Drugs

Posted On August 26, 2014

(Raleigh, NC) -- Four students at North Carolina State University are touting a nail polish they've concocted that can detect so-called date rape drugs. NBC News reports women who wear the polish can simply swirl their fingers in a drink, and if the polish changes colors, the drink has been drugged. The product is called…

WHO Urges Stricter Control Of E-Cigarettes

Posted On August 26, 2014

(Geneva) -- The World Health Organization is urging governments to enact stricter controls on e-cigarettes. The group issued its long-awaited report today, saying the devices' contents should be much more regulated than they are. The WHO issued a range of suggested regulations, such as banning the use of electronic cigarettes indoors and prohibiting companies from…