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Thursday, April 17, 2014

A look at Yahoo News ...

These are some of the lead stories ...

Pregnant Woman Dies After Horrifying Medical Mixup

As far as medical mix-ups go, it's a horrifying one. In October 2011, a 32-year-old woman underwent an operation at Queen's Hospital outside of London; Maria De Jesus was suffering from appendicitis and needed to have her appendix removed.

Texting Driver Who Slammed Cyclist: I, Like, 'Just Don't Care'

Poor Kimberley Davis. The 21-year-old Australian woman was livid when she slammed into a bicyclist while texting late last year, putting dents in her car. The victim suffered a spinal fracture and would spend the next three months in a hospital,

NJ Mom Charged With Unthinkable Crime (video about woman trying to drown here three kids in a river)

Bear Attack Victim Left Horrifying Phone Message for Husband

The Florida woman who was mauled by a bear while at home Saturday unintentionally left a nearly six-minute voicemail message on her husband’s phone that captures the voracity of the attack. “There

Male Police Officer Dresses As Amish Woman To Catch Alleged Child Predator [PHOTO]

Police officer Chad Adams dressed as an Amish woman for nearly two months earlier this year, in an attempt to catch a man who Amish families in Western Pennsylvania

Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers

NEW YORK (AP) — A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.

Two more charged in gang-linked kidnapping of N.C. prosecutor's father

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (Reuters) - Two additional suspects have been charged in the gang-related abduction of a North Carolina man whose daughter had 

 And so it continues ... more random violence and scary stories about the world. And none of it provides any context whatsoever about things we need to know to meaningfully function in the world and/or avoid dangerous situations.



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