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CDC: No New Measles Cases Reported Last Week

(CNN) - For the first time in 11 months, no new cases of the measles were reported. That's according to health officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1,241 cases have been reported this year. That's the…

Colorado Bans QR Codes For Counting Votes

(CNN) - No more counting ballots with barcodes in Colorado. That's the plan state officials announced Monday. The state cites security concerns as a reason for the change. Colorado says it will upgrade its voting machines to print out…

Wendy Williams Show Renewed Through 2021- 2022

(CNN) - The Wendy Williams Show will air through 2022 thanks to a two-year contract renewal. The nationally-syndicated talk show host said she's excited to continue doing what she loves. The news comes on the heels of a tumultuous…

NOAA: August Tied For Second Warmest August On Record

(CNN) - This past August was the second hottest on record. That's according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. The agency has been tracking global temperatures for 140-years. It says august was 1.66 degrees above the average over the…

Peloton Sued For $300 Million Over Song Rights

(CNN) - Boutique fitness brand Peloton is being sued for $300 million over song rights. They allegedly stole more than 2,000 songs for their virtual fitness classes. The lawsuit was filed by the National Music Publisher's Association, which initially…

Ford Recalls Some 2017 Explorers For Sharp Seat Edge

(CNN) - A recall has been issued for some Ford Explorers. Ford Motor company says the SUV's have an improperly coined seat-frame edge, which means they have sharp edges. They say people could get hurt by reaching between the…

Sanders, Biden, Warren To Release Medical Records

(CNN) - "You want to wrestle?" That's what Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden jokingly told a reporter who asked if he would release his medical records. It's jokes after jabs for the former VP, who was seemingly attacked by…

White House Considering App For Gun Background Checks

(CNN) - Could an app reduce gun violence? In the wake of multiple mass shootings this summer, politicians have been trying to figure out what it's going to take to prevent those kinds of tragedies, and they're expected to…

FEMA Data Breach Impacts Disaster Survivors

(CNN) - The Federal Emergency Management Agency is notifying 2.5  million people their personal information was shared with a third party. FEMA shared the data with a contractor that supports its transitional sheltering assistance program. Anyone who applied for…