In Other News

May 25, 2014

In Other News, May 25



Editor’s note: “In Other News” is a list of state, national and global headlines compiled by The Daily Citizen news staff. To suggest a story, email the appropriate link to inothernews@daltoncitizen.com. The deadline is 3 p.m.

Deer leaps on top of woman at D.C. bus stop, knocks her out

Kicked by a deer. That is the description of the bizarre incident that occurred to a woman after a leaping deer crashed into her, knocking her to the ground. — ABC7

Man who thought he was a citizen makes it official

Nearly 50 years after he arrived here from Cuba, Mario Hernandez, a former federal employee and an Army veteran who for decades thought he was a United States citizen, and was never told otherwise, finally became one on Wednesday. — The New York Times

NASA unveils ‘Global Selfie,’ an image of Earth made from 36,000 selfies

On Earth Day this year, NASA asked people all over the world to take selfies (a photo of yourself taken by yourself using a digital camera, as Merriam-Webster will tell you) and send them in for a special project. Now we’re seeing the fruits of our selfie-taking labor: An interactive image of our planet, composed of your selfies, as seen from space. — Yahoo! News

Is this the reason America keeps gaining weight?

When it comes to how economic factors play a role in the U.S. obesity epidemic, no factor may be as strong as the increased availability of cheap food, according to a new review. — The Huffington Post

Ram pickups probed for defect that killed child

Government-safety investigators have opened a preliminary evaluation into whether older Dodge heavy-duty pickup trucks with manual transmissions can be started without the clutch being depressed. One of the complaints involved the death of a child. — USA Today

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