Gender roles for fathers as caretakers more accepted on Father’s Day 2013

Gender roles for fathers as caretakers more accepted on Father’s Day 2013

WNN Breaking (WNN) Denver, Colorado, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: When U.S. President Calvin Coolidge urged all State regions to recognize Father’s Day in 1924, many men at the beginning viewed the day with disdain. It wasn’t until 1972, under U.S. President Richard Nixon, that Father’s Day ‘officially’ and finally was recognized as a federal holiday. Today […]

U.S. GMO wheat production creates global sanctions

U.S. GMO wheat production creates global sanctions

WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Salem, Oregon, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Some countries are suspending imports of U.S. wheat after an unapproved genetically modified variety turned up in a farmer’s field in the northwestern state of Oregon. The Oregon farmer discovered wheat in his field that survived treatment with the popular weed killer Roundup. Roundup is made by […]

Investigation into case of kidnapped Cleveland women continues after rescue

Investigation into case of kidnapped Cleveland women continues after rescue

WNN Breaking (WNN) Cleveland, Ohio, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: More information is being revealed as many questions continue in the case of three women who were kidnapped and kept against their will for ten years in what some neighbors have called an ‘unsuspected’ rundown home in a west side Cleveland, Ohio neighborhood. 27-year-old Amanda Berry, 23-year-old […]

Former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords receives Profile in Courage Award

Former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords receives Profile in Courage Award

WNN Breaking (WNN) Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: “I want to make the world a better place,” said former U.S. Arizona Democratic member of Congress Gabrielle Giffords as she received a Profile in Courage Award at the JFK Library in Boston on Sunday. Current President of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, daughter of former […]

Investigations ongoing in Boston Marathon bombings

Investigations ongoing in Boston Marathon bombings

WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: At least three people were killed and more than 130 injured Monday after two nearly simultaneous bomb blasts went off near crowds of spectators at the finish line of the world famous Boston Marathon. A source briefed on the investigation said authorities found three other devices that […]

U.S. FCC to study possible cellphone exposure danger

U.S. FCC to study possible cellphone exposure danger

Alina Selyukh – WNN Breaking (WNN/AlertNet) Washington, D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: U.S. regulators are looking into how radio frequencies emitted by cellphones and other wireless devices affect people amid lingering concerns about the risks of cellphone radiation. The Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it is seeking comment from other agencies and health experts on whether […]

Award winning teen-girl scientists create new innovative breakthroughs

Award winning teen-girl scientists create new innovative breakthroughs

Suzanne Presto – WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Colorado Springs, COLORADO, UNITED STATES: Sara Volz of Colorado Springs, Colorado, accepted the top prize in the 2013 Intel Science Talent Search: a $100,000 scholarship for her alternative-energy research. But days before the Washington awards gala, the 17-year-old high school senior, along with 39 other finalists, shared her project […]