Morning Jolt: Israel calls up more reservists, asks US for ammo »
Israel said today that 16,000 more reservists will be called up, bringing the total called up during the latest round of fighting to 86,000. Israel is trying to target Hamas in Gaza, and wants to destroy all the tunnels Hamas has built in the region. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said today that Israel will continue to target the tunnels.
Today in the News: Peace Corps removed from areas hit by Ebola virus »
"The agency has been and will continue to closely monitor the outbreak of the virus in collaboration with leading experts from the (U.S.) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of State." - Statement from the Peace Corps, which today announced hundreds of volunteers will be withdrawn from the areas most affected by the Ebola virus. Two volunteer workers last week were confirmed to have the virus, for which there is no known cure.
We want LEGO questions, please »
Love LEGOS? This man, Ian Coffey, builds LEGOS for a JOB. He will be at the Chatham A's game Sunday and I was hoping all those LEGO fiends (or their moms and dads) out there could send me questions that they want the master builder at LEGOLAND to answer
Today in the News: Senate confirms new VA secretary »
Robert McDonald was unanimously confirmed by the Senate today for Veterans Affairs secretary, CNN reported. McDonald will replace Eric Shinseki, who led the VA until the health care scandal forced him to resign. McDonald is a former Army officer.
Pan Mass Challenge will challenge Brewster motorists »
This weekend on Sunday Aug, 3, the PanMass Challenge, with 5,000 bicyclists will be passing through Brewster on it's way to Provincetown.
Morning Jolt: Surgeon general warns of dangers of tanning »
The U.S. surgeon general today warned people to stop tanning, both in the sun and in tanning salons. Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak called skin cancer a “major health problem” and wants to highlight the issue. The statistics show that about 5 million people in the U.S. get skin cancer every year.