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U.S. Abortion Rate Lowest In 30 Years

Posted On February 03, 2014

(Undated) -- The rate of abortions in the U.S. is lower than it's been in three decades. There's a new study out that finds one-point-one million abortions were performed in 2001, the most recent year for statistics. That's a rate of fewer than 17 per thousand women of childbearing age. It's lower than the rate…

Four Dead After Small Plane Crash Near Nashville

Posted On February 03, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- At least four people, including the pilot, are dead after a small plane crashed near Nashville. Witnesses say the pilot saved many lives by avoiding a nearby YMCA building. An FAA spokesperson says the plane went down shortly before 5 p.m. Eastern in Bellevue. The plane was a Gulfstream 690C and was…

Investors Hoping For A Better February

Posted On February 03, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Stocks move into February trading after one of the worst months in more than a year. January was tough for Wall Street and a Friday sell-off ended the month with all three major indexes in negative territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped nearly five-a-half-percent and the S&P 500 lost more…

Security Concerns Loom At Winter Games

Posted On February 03, 2014

(Sochi, Russia) -- Security is one of the major areas of concern surrounding this year's Winter Games. Police in Sochi reportedly launched an urgent search last month for a potential female suicide bomber and a Jihadi video was also posted online threatening the Games and tourists planning to attend. The State Department issued a travel…

Team USA Has Plenty Of Olympic Veterans

Posted On February 03, 2014

(Sochi, Russia) -- Team USA has plenty of athletes returning this year with multiple Olympic experiences under their belt. Nordic combined skier Todd Lodwick is set to become the first American to compete in six Winter Games. Fellow nordic combined competitor Billy Demong and Alpine skier Bode Miller are each participating in their fifth Winter…