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VIDEOS: Lewinsky calls for end to culture of cyberbullying

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:45am

Monica Lewinsky says she was "patient zero" in a cyberbullying epidemic that has since been blamed for teen suicides and celebrity exploitation.

Booked into jail Oct. 20, 2014

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the Oct. 20, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Convicted murderer sues state over prison porn ban

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:47am

A convicted murderer sentenced to more than a half-century behind bars is suing the state of Connecticut, saying its ban on pornography in prison violates his constitutional rights.

Parents more accepting of violence in PG-13 films, study finds

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:00am

Are PG-13 movies really appropriate for teenagers? A new study puts fresh scrutiny on the movie industry's largest ratings category, showing that parents who were repeatedly exposed to violence and sexual content became progressively more accepting of the material.

Brew Beat: Really? $8 billion on these beers?

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:42am

While the impending doom of this article may in fact leave me at the unforgiving will of the light beer drinking heathens of America, I suppose I’ll take my stance as a "mover and shaker."The brunt of my hysteria comes from the fact that Bud Light and Coors Light were the top selling beers of 2013. Last year alone, more than $8 billion dollars was wasted on these tasteless beers.I mean, think of [...]

Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:00am

Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge.

Westside Fire Recovery Project Comment Period opens

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:56am

The Klamath National Forest is inviting public comments for the preparation of the Westside Fire Recovery project.

Yreka could crack down on blighted properties

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:44am

The Yreka City Council on Thursday started the process of exploring more strict enforcement of derelict properties.

Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:21am

About 120 people are now being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people in Dallas who had the disease, Texas health officials said Monday.

VIDEO: Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:15am

Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.His plastics company in the Rust Belt town of Akron, Ohio, thrived. By the late 1980s, he had acquired the trappings of success: a Cadillac DeVille and a Lincoln Town Car, a lakefront home, investments in oil and real estate.

The NFL is covered in pink, but only a sliver of sales goes to breast cancer research

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 9:00am

The pink takeover of the National Football League continued Thursday night as the New England Patriots take on the New York Jets.Everywhere you looked at the game, you saw pink shoes, pink ribbons, pink wristbands and -- surprise! -- pink merchandise for sale. It's all part of the NFL's breast-cancer awareness campaign.

Five myths about the Secret Service

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 3:00am

During the past five years, the U.S. Secret Service inadvertently let uninvited guests crash a state dinner, fired 10 agents for allegedly hiring prostitutes, pulled members of an elite counterassault team back from overseas duty for drinking, learned from housekeepers that bullets had hit the White House, failed to capture a fence-jumper before he ran through the executive mansion, and allowed an armed contractor with a criminal record to escort President Barack Obama in an elevator. The [...]

STATS: Who's more likely to own a home, a firefighter or a lawyer?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:00pm

What do optometrists, firefighters and farmers have in common?They are among the professions with the nation's highest homeownership rates, according to an analysis by Ancestry.com, a popular genealogy Website that compiled U.S. Census data on homeownership rates by profession.

VIDEO: Once in million years: Comet buzzing Mars on Sunday

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 9:15am

he heavens are hosting an event this weekend that occurs once in a million years or so.

Booked into jail Oct. 17, 2014

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the Oct. 17, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

16-Year-Old Texas Girl Chooses Meeting Neymar over $10,000 Cash Prize

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 5:00am

When Rhiannon Conelley won a contest sponsored by a Brazilian drinks company, she was offered two potential prizes: $10,000 in cash or a chance to meet Neymar.

Yreka council enters contract for new police station design work

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 4:04am

With the city of Yreka procuring a building for its new police department, the city council took the next step Thursday night by approving an agreement for architectural and design services.

Siskiyou supervisors turn down drug enforcement grant

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 4:01am

The Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors just said “no” Tuesday to a grant for the county’s drug task force.

25 years later, could Bay Area take another quake?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 3:00am

It's been 25 years since a massive quake rocked the Bay Area just before a World Series game, killing dozens, injuring thousands and causing billions of dollars' worth of damage as it buckled freeways, brought down a bridge and knocked buildings off their foundations.

VIDEO: Israel raises the dead with skyward cemetery

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:56am

At first glance, the multi-tiered jungle of concrete off a major central Israeli highway does not appear unusual in this city of bland high-rises. But the burgeoning towers are groundbreaking when you consider its future tenants: They will be homes not for the living but rather the dead.

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