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Oscar Winner Maximilian Schell Dies At 83

Posted On February 01, 2014

(Vienna) -- Austrian actor Maximilian Schell is dead at 83. The Austria Press Agency reports he died overnight after a sudden illness. Schell is best known for his Academy Award winning performance as a German defense attorney in the 1961 film "Judgment at Nuremberg." He also took home a Golden Globe and New York Film…

Study Will Pay You $3,000 To Get Flu

Posted On January 31, 2014

(Undated) -- The federal government is paying people to get the flu. The National Institutes of Health announced this week that it's paying three-thousand dollars each to people who volunteer for a flu study. Researchers spray live flu virus into the noses of volunteers, and they'll watch to see what happens as the test subjects…

Senate Hearings On Target Breach Start Monday

Posted On January 31, 2014

(Maywood, NJ) -- The Senate Banking committee will be holding hearings on Target's credit card data breach Monday. New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez who called for the hearings says he hopes they will shed light on what additional steps are necessary to protect consumers. He also wants to make sure large stores are using the…

Stocks Dive On Emerging Market Worries

Posted On January 31, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Stocks are tanking amid worries over troubled emerging markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down more than 200 points in early trading. The rocky morning quickly erased yesterday's gains. Stock in toy maker Mattel was down more than ten percent in early trading after its quarterly profit missed estimates.

Human Remains Found Along Michigan Road

Posted On January 31, 2014

(China Township, MI) -- Authorities are investigating the discovery of bags of human remains along a road in St. Clair County, Michigan. Yesterday afternoon officials received a call about an SUV driven by a middle-aged white woman who was seen dumping garbage bags from the vehicle. St. Clair County Sheriff Tim Donnellon says detectives found…