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NJ Pharma Giant Tackles Veterans Suicide Tragedy

Johnson & Johnson, the nation's largest healthcare company, is mounting a campaign to raise awareness about the suicide rate among military veterans.  The Veteran Administration's own statistics show there are 22 suicides a day, or one every 65-minutes. Dr. David Hough, a neuroscientist at J&J, says veterans who experience combat are more prone to depression,…

Uzbek President Vows To Help NY Terror Probe

The President of Uzbekistan is showing support for the U.S. after an Uzbek man was accused of a deadly terror attack in New York.  He told President Trump today that his country is ready to use all its resources to help investigate yesterday's attack in Manhattan.  Suspect Sayfullo Saipov is accused of killing eight people and…

Manafort Indicted In Russia Probe

The charges against President Trump's former campaign chairman in the Russia Probe are being unsealed. Paul Manafort was indicted on charges including conspiracy, money laundering and other charges. The indictment says more than 75 million-dollars "flowed through offshore accounts" and refers to Manafort's "hidden overseas wealth to enjoy a lavish lifestyle in the United States."…

Study: Most Millennials Worry They're Unprepared For Unexpected Medical Costs

A study by Cigna, one of the nation's largest insurance companies, shows that six out of ten millennials worry they're unprepared for unexpected medical costs.  Cigna's Jim Boyman says many millennials play Russian roulette with their health by failing to sign up for voluntary benefits in their workplace.  He says most Americans, not just millennials,…

Lawmakers To Introduce Measure To Ban Sale Of Gun Part

New Jersey Democratic lawmakers are expected to introduce a bill today that would ban a gun part used in last weekend's Las Vegas mass shooting.  The Vegas shooter used bump stocks to make his guns fire off rounds at a more rapid pace.  Several state senators including veteran Loretta Weinberg want to ban the sale…

Paddock Background Investigated

We're learning more about the man accused of carrying out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. At least 59 people are dead and more than 500 others injured after Stephen Paddock fired into a crowded concert on the Las Vegas strip from his 32nd floor hotel suite at the Mandalay Bay Sunday night.…

Deadliest Shooting In U.S. History Plays Out On Vegas Strip

Las Vegas Police say more than 50 people are dead and 400 injured after a gunman fired into a crowd at a packed country music festival on the strip.  An armed man opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay and Casino onto the crowd of concert-goers below last night.  Witnesses reported seeing…

Toddler Hit In Head By Yankees' Foul Ball Is Improving

Todd Frazier says the toddler hit in the head by his 105-mile-per-hour foul ball at Yankee Stadium is improving and could be out of the hospital later today.  The Yanks' third baseman says he has been keeping in touch with her dad, plans to meet with the family and has been praying for the little…

Apple Event Set For Today

The new iPhone launches today.  Apple is set to hold an event in California to unveil what various leaks say will be called the "iPhone X."  That's the new premium phone, while the cheaper models are expected to be called "iPhone 8" and "iPhone 8 Plus."  The iPhone X is said to include wireless charging,…

Scott Says Irma Could Impact Both Coasts

Florida Governor Rick Scott says the state's top priority right now is getting fuel to residents so they can get out Hurricane Irma's way. Irma remains a dangerous life-threatening Category 5 storm as it heads toward Florida from the Caribbean. Speaking in Hialeah, Florida this morning, Scott says he's working to get federal rules and…