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Half A Million 'Hoverboards' Recalled Over Risk Of Fire, Explosions

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 5:11pm

Self-balancing scooters — better known as hoverboards (though they do not hover) — can spark, smoke, catch fire or explode, says the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Episode 575: The Fondue Conspiracy

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 5:01pm

When you think of cartels, maybe you think of drugs, maybe you think of oil. But what probably doesn't come to mind? Swiss cheese.

Former Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson Sues Roger Ailes For Harassment

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 4:24pm

Carlson alleges that Ailes created a pervasively sexist atmosphere and that she was cut from Fox for rebuffing his sexual advances. She says she was told to learn to "get along with the boys."

After Medical Marijuana Legalized, Medicare Prescriptions Drop For Many Drugs

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 4:09pm

Researchers found that in states with medical marijuana laws on the books, the number of prescriptions dropped for drugs to treat anxiety, depression, nausea, pain, seizures and sleep disorders.

Donald Trump Raises $51 Million In June But Details Are Hazy

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 3:48pm

It's a big improvement over his previous fundraising but still far less than his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.




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