Barbara Campbell

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U.S. Airstrike Targets 'Jihadi John' In Raqqa, Syria

Thursday, November 12, 2015

The Department of Defense says U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting an Islamic State figure known as "Jihadi John," who has appeared in videotaped murders of Americans and other hostages. Officials have not said whether the attack Thursday on a location in Raqqa, Syria, killed "John," whose real name is ...


Plane Crashes Into Residential Area In Akron, Ohio

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Authorities confirm at least two people died Tuesday when a chartered jet crashed into a small apartment house, in Akron, Ohio. Another house nearby caught fire.

No one on the ground is reported injured.

The plane went down as it approached a general aviation airport.

Tim Rudell of member station ...


Heading Is On The Way Out For The Youngest U.S. Soccer Players

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

There are new safety rules this week targeting concussions in youth soccer. As part of a lawsuit settlement, the United States Soccer Federation has announced new restrictions on striking the ball with the head.

The new rules eliminate heading for players 10 and under, and limit heading in ...


U.S. Will Keep More Troops In Afghanistan Than Planned

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Senior administration officials say President Obama will announce Thursday that he will keep a larger military presence in Afghanistan than he had planned. The president had hoped to whittle the U.S. forces down to just 1,000 by the time he left office.

The officials say 9,800 troops will stay in ...


Jury Says Gun Shop Must Pay Wounded Officers Nearly $6 Million

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

A jury today ordered a Milwaukee gun store to pay nearly $6 million to two city police officers who were shot in the face with a weapon bought at the shop. The jurors agreed with the officers, whose lawsuit accused Badger Guns of selling the gun despite signs that the ...


Black-Footed Ferrets Have 'Big Bad Teeth' And A New Home

Monday, October 05, 2015

Black-footed ferrets have "a lot of hair, big bad teeth and a bad-boy attitude," says Kimberly Fraser. She and other federal wildlife officials are re-introducing the rare creatures to the prairie in a suburb of Denver.

"They're a native species. They belong here," says Fraser, an outreach specialist with a ...


Gunman Kills Guard In Federal Building In NYC, Then Kills Himself

Friday, August 21, 2015

Police say a man entered a New York City federal office building Friday afternoon, approached a metal detector and shot a security guard at close range. The guard was pronounced dead later at a hospital.

Chief James O'Neill tells reporters that after shooting the guard, the gunman continued ...


3 Firefighters Killed In Washington State Wildfire

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Officials say three firefighters have been killed and three to four others have been injured trying to control a wildfire in Washington state.

Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said the firefighters died near the town of Twisp in the north-central part of the state.

The Associated Press reports the ...


Bobbi Kristina Brown's Estate Accuses Nick Gordon Of Causing Her Death

Friday, August 07, 2015

The administrator of Bobbi Kristina Brown's estate has added "wrongful death" to a list of accusations against her partner Nick Gordon.

Brown, the daughter of singer Whitney Houston, was found unresponsive in a bathtub on Jan. 31 in the suburban Atlanta home she shared with Gordon. She spent months in ...


Influential Democratic Senator Will Vote Against Iran Nuclear Deal

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, who is in line to be Democratic leader when Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada steps down next year, says he will vote against the president's nuclear control deal with Iran.

In a post on Medium, Schumer says after "considerable soul-searching," he has decided ...


Former NFL Quarterback Ken Stabler Dies

Thursday, July 09, 2015

The Oakland Raiders say their former star quarterback Ken Stabler died from complications associated with colon cancer. Stabler was 69.

NPR's Tom Goldman tells our Newscast unit:

"It was one of the iconic images of the 1970s NFL — left-handed Kenny Stabler dropping back to pass, long hair ...


Cat Stowaway Flies High; Humans Oblivious

Monday, June 22, 2015

A cat went exploring the other day and found out what it's like to fly.

A light plane took off from an airfield in French Guiana, and at first all was normal. Watch the right side of the frame.

At the risk of anthropomorphising, the cat seemed to be rethinking ...


Cat Wins 'Hero Dog' Award

Friday, June 19, 2015

Tara, a tabby from Bakersfield, Calif., has won an honor that so routinely goes to that other kind of pet, it's known as the Hero Dog award. This time, the Society for The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles had to scratch out "dog," and etch "cat" on ...


Dutch Owl's Rampage Ends Safely For All

Saturday, March 14, 2015

We sent out the alert to travelers headed for the Netherlands last month that an eagle owl was targeting runners and other unsuspecting pedestrians in the town of Purmerend.

The bird would take aim at human heads, inflicting wounds that required stitches, and prompting people to wear helmets and ...