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Pizza chain Sbarro files for bankruptcy

4:14 PM, Mar 10, 2014

The Sbarro pizza restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy court protection Monday, less than three weeks after it was forced to close more than 40% of its U.S. locations.

Snowden calls for 'accountability' in surveillance chat

3:54 PM, Mar 10, 2014

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden says the NSA is "setting fire to the future of the Internet" with surveillance practices he first revealed last year.

Iranian linked to stolen passports on doomed jet

3:25 PM, Mar 10, 2014

Beijing sent two delegations here Monday to probe stolen passports as reports surfaced that an Iranian man purchased the two tickets used by those passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared Saturday off the coast of Vietnam.

Men breastfeeding photographs fight stigma

1:39 PM, Mar 10, 2014

A shirtless man holds an infant to his chest with the caption "Project Breastfeeding: If I could, I would." Much to Hector Cruz's surprise, the photos have gone viral. 

Sandy Hook shooter's father: I wish he'd never been born

10:31 AM, Mar 10, 2014

Speaking publicly for the first time, the father of the Newtown, Conn., school killer says he wishes his son had never been born.

Powerful earthquake strikes off N. Calif. coast

9:48 AM, Mar 10, 2014

A powerful magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean off the California coast early Monday.

No debris from missing jet found

8:06 AM, Mar 10, 2014

Six planes and seven ships from Vietnam were searching for the object but nothing had been found.

A world with TV ads is fading to black

7:21 AM, Mar 10, 2014

There are two different business interests here in facing the transition to a video world with fewer ads: the media and the brands.

Peru: Van der Sloot to be extradited to US in 2038

6:27 AM, Mar 10, 2014

Once Joran van der Sloot completes his Peru murder sentence in 2038, he'll be extradited to the U.S.

PM: Won't budge '1 centimeter' from Ukrainian land

2:05 AM, Mar 10, 2014

Separatists in Crimea are keeping up the pressure for unification with Moscow while the Ukrainian prime minister is vowing not to give up "a single centimeter" of his country's territory.

Syrian rebels release nuns held since December

2:05 AM, Mar 10, 2014

Rebels in Syria have freed more than a dozen Greek Orthodox nuns, ending their four-month captivity in exchange for Syrian authorities releasing dozens of female prisoners.

Americans riding public transit in record numbers

2:05 AM, Mar 10, 2014

Americans are using public transit in greater numbers than any time since the suburbs began booming - nearly 10.7 billion trips in 2013.

'Band of Brothers' vet William Guarnere dies at 90

11:26 PM, Mar 9, 2014

William "Wild Bill" Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died. He was 90

Searchers find debris that could be from missing jet

11:21 PM, Mar 9, 2014

A low-flying plane on Sunday spotted an object in waters off Vietnam that could be a piece of the Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared early Saturday, authorities said.

Mustang's 50th anniversary takes Boomers along for ride

8:40 PM, Mar 9, 2014

By the time Ford unveiled the first mass market sports car in 1964, the last year in which joining the boomers' club was a demographic birthright, a youthful generation of 83 million strong was emerging whom Ford could target as customers.

2 on missing Malaysian plane had stolen passports

9:06 PM, Mar 8, 2014

Two passengers on the flight manifest for the Malaysian jetliner that vanished with 239 on board weren't on board the plane, foreign ministry officials in Italy and Austria said Saturday.

Report: Apple applies for 'iWatch' trademark in Japan

8:45 PM, Mar 8, 2014

Here's one more possible sign Apple is jumping into the smartwatch business.

Eat McDonald's for 3 months, lose 37 pounds?

6:26 PM, Mar 8, 2014

Science teacher goes on McDonald's-only diet to prove it's not where you eat, but what you eat (and how much you exercise) that matters.

Daylight saving brings risks with loss of sleep

3:43 PM, Mar 8, 2014

The loss of an hour's sleep can also result in less productivity, researchers say.

Why Netflix is about to bump up prices

1:03 PM, Mar 8, 2014

The cost of a streaming package is only $7.99, that's almost half the price of a movie ticket in New York City. Can prices remain this low going forward in the face of deals like the one with Comcast (CMCSA)?

VIRAL: Video shows what your accent might sound like

12:54 AM, Mar 8, 2014

Do you ever wonder what your accent sounds like to people overseas? A YouTube user from Finland is giving the world a chance to find out.

Atlanta mother, daughter take part in kidney swap

12:15 AM, Mar 8, 2014

Emory University Hospital was one of three hospitals across the country that took part in a six-way kidney swap this week.

IBM develops cognitive cooking computer

11:56 PM, Mar 7, 2014

When the Jetsons first hit prime time in 1962, only a handful of TV stations could broadcast in color. Now, one of the most popular element of the show: a cooking computer is a food truck reality. 

'World Trade Center cross' fight continues as atheist group appeals ruling

11:27 PM, Mar 7, 2014

Is it a religious symbol or piece of history? A controversy over a cross-shaped steel beam found in the World Trade Center rubble continues to rage.

Tampa family gets sick from meat contaminated with LSD

10:56 PM, Mar 7, 2014

A Tampa Police investigation is underway Friday after an entire family, including a pregnant woman and two young children, were hospitalized as a result of eating LSD-laced meat.

'Why We Rescue' project shows shelter animals 'aren't second rate'

9:15 PM, Mar 7, 2014

Theron Humphrey attained Internet and book fame with his photos of "Maddie on Things" - happy images of his dog perching patiently atop bicycles, horses, shopping carts, skateboards and more - and his latest photo project packs a similarly blissful wallop.

Singing app featured at SXSW

9:00 PM, Mar 7, 2014

Matt Serletic isn't leaving anything to chance.

California bill would ban SeaWorld orca shows

5:57 PM, Mar 7, 2014

A documentary that claims to expose the treatment of orcas and problems with trainer safety at SeaWorld has spurred action from a California state lawmaker.

Report: Ukrainian base under siege

5:52 PM, Mar 7, 2014

Rallies were held in the streets of Russia Friday to urge Crimea to become part of Russia as a leader of Russia's parliament pledged to support a referendum -deemed illegal by the West - to break from Ukraine.

Mom who drove into ocean charged with attempted murder

4:47 PM, Mar 7, 2014

A pregnant South Carolina woman was charged Friday with three counts of attempted first-degree murder for allegedly driving her minivan into the ocean in an effort to drown her three young children, according to the Volusia County sheriff.

Obama fumbles classic song title: 'R-S-P-E-C-T'

2:25 PM, Mar 7, 2014

Maybe he was a little nervous about being in the presence of a musical legend: Aretha Franklin.

2014 Paralympics begin in Sochi

2:09 PM, Mar 7, 2014

The U.S. is sending 80 athletes and the team is billed as the largest of any nation in Sochi, with 58 men and 22 women, and up from 50 athletes in 2010.

Ted Turner admitted to hospital for observation, spokesman says

1:25 PM, Mar 7, 2014

CNN and Turner Broadcasting System founder Ted Turner was admitted to a hospital for observation while traveling in South America, his spokesman Phillip Evans said Friday.

Oscar Mayer develops bacon-scented device for iPhone

12:58 PM, Mar 7, 2014

Want to wake up to the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove with its aroma drawing you out of bed?

Pistorius' ex-girlfriend describes his gunplay, temper

11:15 AM, Mar 7, 2014

The woman said their relationship ended when Pistorius cheated on her with Reeva Steenkamp.

Man to be tried as adult for setting 8-year-old on fire; victim died 13 years later

10:51 AM, Mar 7, 2014

 A judge has decided that the Texas man who set an 8-year-old boy on fire will be tried as an adult in the murder case. Robbie Middleton died in 2011, 13 years after he was doused in gasoline and set ablaze to cover an alleged sex assault.

Atlanta Arab Festival

Bring the family to the 9th annual Atlanta Arab Festival.

1:14 PM, Apr 24, 2014

Puddles is Atlanta's sad clown with a golden voice

A 7-foot clown walks into a circus-themed corn dog restaurant and is mostly ignored. They don't know what's about to happen. I do. 

8:42 PM, Nov 26, 2013

Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta

We've compiled a list of the Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta for foodies, organic food enthusiasts and people looking for something to do.

7:59 AM, Apr 16, 2011

Could using bug repellent be worse than getting bug bites?

With bug-biting season in full swing, there's good reason to be bugged by insect repellent.

9:41 AM, Aug 14, 2013

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Donna Lowry is the state of Georgia's only full time Education Reporter. She created both the CLASSNOTES and award-winning CLASS ACT segments that are regular features on 11Alive News.

11:46 AM, Dec 4, 2013

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1:34 PM, Apr 24, 2014

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It's only April but so far this year we've endured just about everything mother nature has to give.

1:08 PM, Apr 21, 2014

Sinkhole swallows 8 classic cars at National Corvette Museum

A 40-foot sink hole at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY, swallowed eight of the sports cars on display inside the facility's iconic Sky Dome Wednesday morning, said executive director Wendell Strode.

5:40 PM, Feb 12, 2014

Ga.'s largest movie studio could open by summer

A development being built along Interstate 85 will soon be the fourth largest movie studio lot in the nation.

8:34 AM, Jan 10, 2014

Dumb and Dumber sequel rolls through Marietta

Hundreds of fans came out to Marietta Square Monday to stargaze, and they weren't disappointed. Dumb and Dumber's two stars shot scenes right in front of their fans.  

6:26 PM, Oct 14, 2013
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