As we reported, John Bohannon conducted a real — but deeply and deliberately flawed — study on how chocolate affects weight loss. He wrote press releases to alert the media, then sat back and watched who bit.
"It's very much of a family culture here," says Jim King, a spokesman for the Scotts company, which offers discounted prescriptions, annual health screenings and some free medical care.
In states where it's legal, the company refuses to hire people who smoke.
"We've been screening for tobacco use for about a decade," King says. "We no longer employ tobacco users."
That provision landed the company in court several years ago.
Police cams have suddenly become a big business. In the months since Ferguson, share prices for the camera manufacturer Taser International have doubled.
"So you can see we have every treatment area filled up. Beds are in the hallways and the rooms are all full," says Dr.
That's the word from member station KERA, where Lauren Silverman reports that a new batch of storms that hit Dallas-Fort Worth "dumped three to seven inches of rain on an already over-saturated area" last night.
All that water created treacherous conditions for this morning's commute; widespread and serious delays were reported.
"Flooding on roadways submerged veh
Ulbricht faced at least 20 years in prison, but federal prosecutors had sought a "substantially" longer sentence.
As we reported in February, Ulbricht was found guilty of seven drug and conspiracy charges.
"She's a big-time cow," says Dan Byers, owner of Byers Premium Cattle, Inc. "She's a freak of nature is what she is."
Because of her impeccable physique, Panda's descendants sell for a high price. Byers, an elite-cattle breeder in Roseville, Ill., owns several of Panda's daughters.
Expect continued warm weather through the weekend in Western Washington with morning clouds and temperatures in the high 70s to low 80s, according to Cliff Mass, KLPU's weather expert.
But the summer weekend weather won't hold through the early part of next week as clouds and rain move in and the temperature drops into the 60s, he added. Hikers in the Cascades will see the wet weather earlier with thunderstorms in the mountains predicted for this weekend.
"It will be quite a show," Mass said.
Mass said the what people in the western United States talk about when they mention 'June Gloom' actually begins in late May. The eastern Pacific Ocean area as far south as San Diego gets blanketed in low cloud layers. This is because the ocean is still cool but the atmosphere has begun warming up.
The warm upper air caps the cool lower layer of air and turns it into a consistent cloudy blanket. Coupled with high pressure in the eastern Pacific, it forms and then it lingers like an unwelcome house guest.
The court ruled in favor of Jennie McCormack and Dr. Richard Hearn (on behalf of himself and his patients), who had challenged Idaho's Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act that restricts abortion in the state.
In 2011, McCormack was arrested and faced criminal charges after she ended a pregnancy by taking what's known as the abortion pill, RU-486.
Commerce had earlier estimated output growing by 0.2 percent.
The much-discussed "handshake for peace" happened after the Palestinian Football Association withdrew its proposal that FIFA suspend Israel from international competition.
It was perhaps the only issue that could compete with the wide-ranging accusations of corruption and bribery that have dominated the international gathering of soccer's governing body this week.
The U.S. State Department announced today that Cuba has been dropped from a list of state sponsors of terrorism.
"The rescission of Cuba's designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism reflects our assessment that Cuba meets the statutory criteria for rescission," the department said in a statement.
At least four people — including the person thought to be the driver of the car bomb — were killed in the attack, which took place during Friday prayers at the al-Anoud mosque in Dammam in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province.
The Islamic State said its "Najd Province" affiliate was responsible for the bloodshed.