Sen. Edward Kennedy Airlifted To Hospital, Stroke-Like Symptoms

May 17, 2008

Senator Edward M. Kennedy has to be airlifted to the hospital on Saturday with symptoms similar to those of a stroke.Boston (ChattahBox) - Senator Edward M. Kennedy has to be airlifted to the hospital on Saturday with symptoms similar to those of a stroke.

Reports state that the 76-year old Democrat is now in the hospital after suffering stroke-like symptoms. Read more

Carnival Ride Collapses In Cali, Injuring Young Riders

May 17, 2008

A carnival ride at the Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee in California collapsed on Friday night, injuring two dozen riders...Sacramento (ChattahBox) - A carnival ride at the Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee in California collapsed on Friday night, injuring two dozen riders.

On Friday night, the carnival ride called the Yo-Yo collapsed at the carnival, which is about 80 miles southeast of Sacramento. Read more

California Supreme Court Makes Gay Marriages Legal

May 15, 2008

The California Supreme Court gone against a ban on same-sex marriages, making the state of California a safe haven for gay couples who want to get officially married..San Francisco (ChattahBox) - The California Supreme Court gone against a ban on same-sex marriages, making the state of California a safe haven for gay couples who want to get officially married.

On Thursday, many gay rights groups were out in celebration as a Supreme Court ruling came in with a vote at 4-3, in favor of making gay marriages legal in the state of California.

The likely scenario is that within a month, same-sex couples will be able to officially become married couples.

The gay community was out in celebration on Thursday outside City Hall, waving gay-pride flags. Many also have already made appointments to get gay marriage licenses.

There is no telling how long this will last though, as a vote is planned to try and make same-sex marriages unconstitutional.

McCain Promises To End Iraq War By January 2013

May 15, 2008

Republican presidential candidate John McCain made a speech in Columbus, Ohio on Thursday, predicting that U.S. troops should be out of Iraq by 2013 if he becomes president.Washington (ChattahBox) - Republican presidential candidate John McCain made a speech in Columbus, Ohio on Thursday, predicting that U.S. troops should be out of Iraq by 2013 if he becomes president.

He stated that he he became president, he would bring the Iraq War to a close by the end of his first time. Read more

John Edwards Endorses Obama For President

May 15, 2008

John Edwards has officially endorsed Democratic candidate Barack Obama for president, giving yet another blow to the Clinton campaign..Washington (ChattahBox) - John Edwards has officially endorsed Democratic candidate Barack Obama for president, giving yet another blow to the Clinton campaign.

Former U.S. presidential candidate John Edwards made the endorsement official on Wednesday. Read more

NARAL Pro-Choice America Endorses Barack Obama For President

May 14, 2008

NARAL Pro-Choice America, an abortion-rights group, has officially come out and endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama for president..Washington (ChattahBox) - NARAL Pro-Choice America, an abortion-rights group, has officially come out and endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama for president.

The National Abortion Rights Action League’s Pro-Choice America political action committee announced on Wednesday the endorsement of Obama for president, giving a big blow to the Hillary Clinton campaign. Read more

NCL Dawn Passenger Goes Overboard In Rough Weather

May 13, 2008

On Sunday night, a woman passenger on the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship fell overboard around 50 miles off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The Coast Guard were unable to find the woman.New York (ChattahBox) - On Sunday night, a woman passenger on the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship fell overboard around 50 miles off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Coast Guard were unable to find the woman.

The 46-year old woman was on the cruise ship for only about 4 hours, leaving from New York City and heading to Bermuda, when the tragic event took place. Read more

Sharpton Arrested During Protest Against Police Who Shot Bell

May 8, 2008

Rev. Al Sharpton, a civil rights activist, was arrested on Wednesday with other protesters during a demonstration against the acquittal of policemen who shot 23-year old Sean Bell on his wedding day.New York (ChattahBox) - Rev. Al Sharpton, a civil rights activist, was arrested on Wednesday with other protesters during a demonstration against the acquittal of policemen who shot 23-year old Sean Bell on his wedding day.

During the protest, Sharpton and other protesters stopped rush hour traffic, causing quite a scene to make their point clear. Read more

75 SDSU Students Arrested On Charges Related To Drugs

May 7, 2008

District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis has made the announcement that 75 San Diego State University Students have been arrested on drug-related charges following a lengthy investigation..San Diego (ChattahBox) - District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis has made the announcement that 75 San Diego State University Students have been arrested on drug-related charges following a lengthy investigation.

A five-month undercover operation at San Diego State University ended Tuesday with 96 arrests in total, 75 being students. Read more

Violent Storms, Tornadoes Leave 8 Dead In Arkansas

May 3, 2008

A series of violent storms and tornadoes has ripped through the central United States, leaving at least 8 people dead in Arkansas.Little Rock (ChattahBox) - A series of violent storms and tornadoes has ripped through the central United States, leaving at least 8 people dead in Arkansas.

Other states impacted by the violent storms include Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. Read more

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