Macy's will pay a $750,000 penalty for failing to report it had sold children's clothing that had been recalled because it had drawstrings around the neck. It had been ruled that such garments posed strangulation and entanglement risks.Tags Family issues
Ahmad Wali Karzai, the half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai was shot dead today by a trusted security guard. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the killing.
Everyone has one, whether it is a smart phone or a small Motorola. Cell phones offer convenience, a way to stay connected to family and friends, along with added security in the event of an emergency. But, could there be a danger hiding in your phone?Tags Technology
Circumcision could be outlawed in San Francisco if a November ballot initiative is passed. The ballot plans to ban the practice for anyone aged under 18, and would make the circumcision of a male minor a misdemeanor, punishable with a maximum jail sentence of one year and a fine of up to $1,000.
Messianic believing teens between the ages of 16 and 18 can now learn how to evangelize on the streets of New York City by getting involved in a two-week Halutzim Ministry with Jews for Jesus.Tags Interfaith
Tickets for the new 9/11 memorial in New York have been made available today, with the general public invited to reserve themselves tickets through an online system.Tags September 11
Some large corporations are telling their employees if they smoke they will have to pay more for their health insurance. The reason for the move has come because companies are saying smokers cost them more money in medical costs and so the extra cost is just being passed down.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has vetoed another attempt to restore funding for Planned Parenthood in his state. Christie rejected the legislation on June 30, citing New Jersey does not have the money within its budget.
Johnson & Johnson announced it is recalling 60,912 bottles of Tylenol due to a musty odor, according to McNeil Consumer Healthcare, one of J&J's companies. The strong odor is linked to possible gastrointestinal symptoms.
A new study published on July 4th in the Archives of General Psychiatry stated that environmental factors, such as the type of medications women take when they are pregnant can attribute to autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will controversially preside over one of the first gay marriages in New York at Gracie Mansion on Sunday July 24 for the consummation of two top staffers in his administration.
A New York town clerk has reported that she wants to refuse to sign licenses for gay marriages but her position of employment currently falls outside legal protections, and so may force her to go against her faith and conscience to approve licenses.
Christians in New York who don't want to provide services to same-sex couples will not be protected under the new gay marriage law, legal experts say.