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  1. The science of cell phones and brain tumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    The city of Berkeley, California, passed a law that goes into effect next month requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations. The move reopened a decades-old debate about whether mobile phones cause brain tumors.


  2. Dem presidential candidate faulted for saying 'all lives matter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley apologized on Saturday for saying "All lives matter" while discussing police violence against African-Americans with liberal demonstrators. Several dozen demonstrators interrupted the former Maryland governor while he was speaking in Phoenix at the Netroots Nation conference, a gathering of liberal activists, demanding that he address criminal justice and police brutality. 1 comment

  3. 'Cash for caulkers' was a bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    A new study from the University of Chicago and University of California Berkeley says making a home more energy efficient costs twice what it saves in energy bills. The study looked at over 30,000 low-income Michigan homeowners who qualified for federal money to upgrade their homes.


  4. Balcony in fatal Berkeley collapse had severe dry rotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    A residential balcony that collapsed and killed six students in Berkeley, California, had decayed to the point of severe dry rot, according to a new report. A memorandum from inspectors at the Berkeley Building and Safety Division says that the deck's severed joist ends -- horizontal, parallel beams that support a ceiling or floor -- looked "extensively rotted" where the structure had ripped from the wall.


  5. Police: 5 killed, 8 injured in Berkeley balcony collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    Police say five people were killed and eight were injured when a balcony collapsed on an apartment building in Berkeley, California, the Associated Press reports. The balcony fell to the sidewalk from the top of the four-story building shortly after 3 a.m. ET, Berkeley Police spokeswoman Jennifer Coats told NBC News.


  6. Mexican officials hold up documents in surrogacy birthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    An American couple who say they have been stuck in Mexico for weeks because officials there won't provide a birth certificate for their son believe a resolution could be close. Haseeb and Christy Amireh of San Jose, California, had a baby with the help of a surrogate mother in the Mexican city of Villahermosa, in the southern state of Tabasco.


  7. Android robot urinates on Apple logo in Google MapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    In the outskirts of Rawalpindi, a Pakistani city less than 10 miles southwest of Islamabad, is what appears to be a park in the shape of an Android robot urinating on an Apple logo. It's not clear how long the image has been there.


  8. Chinese censors have new cyberweaponRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    China's cybercensors have long used a "Great Firewall" to block its citizens from reading critical articles from Western news websites or consuming other content it disapproves of. But it's no longer enough for them, says a study published Friday.


  9. UN investigates claim of ISIS organ theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    The United Nations is looking into claims that ISIS -- already considered the wealthiest terrorist group on record -- may be harvesting organs from slain civilians and gaining financial benefits by trafficking the body parts, officials said Wednesday. But Britain's ambassador to the U.N., Mark Lyall Grant, said the issue has not been officially discussed.


  10. Study: Small screens can harm children's sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    And that means his son, age 11, can't take his Kindle or other electronic devices upstairs, where their bedrooms are located. "Upstairs are bedrooms only, which I want to remain tranquil and quiet, so our rule is no screens upstairs," says Stephenson, of Maplewood, New Jersey.


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