Iraq’s prime minister declared victory during a press conference in Paris and said troops have retaken the northern town of Hawija from the Islamic State group. This victory has driven extremists from one of their last strongholds in the country.
University of Utah professor David Strayer released a new study on the infotainment technology automakers are cramming into the dashboard of new vehicles. Infotainment options such as use of social media, email and text are making drivers take their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel for dangerously long periods of time.
Republicans focus on cutting taxes instead of deficits as they look to power a $4.1 billion budget plan through the House. This budget makes way for action later this year to pass a comprehensive overhaul of the U.S. tax code, but also promises cuts to social programs and Cabinet agency budgets.
Teen gives up role in marching band to be friend’s ‘eyes’
A high school senior gives up her goals of playing in the school’s marching band to help a blind freshman reach hers.