• miracle mom February 1, 2021 4:30 pm

    Wisconsin ‘Miracle Mom' Who Gave Birth While in COVID-19 Coma Finally Meets Baby

    A so-called “miracle mom,” who gave birth while in a medically-induced coma at a Wisconsin hospital, was recently reunited with her family and met her newborn baby girl for the first time.

  • CEO November 25, 2019 6:15 am

    Grocery Carrying Robots Are Coming. Do We Need Them?

    The first cargo-carrying robot marketed directly to consumers is on sale this holiday season. But how many people are ready to ditch their second car to buy a two-wheeled rover that can follow them around like a dog? Corporate giants like Amazon, FedEx and Ford have already been experimenting with sending delivery robots to doorsteps. Now Piaggio, the Italian company...

  • Sergeant May 3, 2019 4:57 pm

    Wisconsin University Helps Cat Get New Back Legs

    A tabby cat has new back legs, with the help of some University of Wisconsin-Madison students and a 3D printer. Community Cat shelter vice president Sarah Close says Chicago Animal Care and Control found the stray with infected legs last September and turned him over to the Whitewater, Wisconsin- based shelter. A veterinarian amputated part of the male cat’s back...

  • LAWYER October 14, 2018 8:15 am

    #MeToo Inspires Wave of Old Misconduct Reports to Colleges

    For 35 years, Ruth D’Eredita tried to dismiss her former professor’s behavior — the way he touched her, groped her and kissed her. But last year, as dozens of women came forward to share similar encounters with powerful men, she started to see her memories differently. “It made me look at that incident and say, no, it was wrong,” said...

  • United States September 25, 2018 6:54 am

    Global Warming Harms National Parks More Than Rest of US, Study Finds

    Areas in the United States full of national parks — like Alaska or the American Southwest — will be the scene of the greatest heat gains and rainfall declines in the future, NBC News reported. A new study found that recorded temperature increases in the protected zones was twice as high, from 1895 to 2010, as temperature increases in the...

  • NBC September 15, 2018 1:23 pm

    Crickets: Food Of The Future?

    A new study from the University of Wisconsin finds crickets may be more beneficial for your gut and overall health than traditional protein sources.

  • Eric Hinton July 20, 2018 10:42 am

    Big Move for Big Bird: Sesame Street Is Entering Classrooms

    Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum — a move that experts say could open the door for other companies to move into the sensitive learning space with possible influence on children.

  • Virginia January 2, 2018 10:55 am

    Few Colleges Track Suicides, Despite Prevention Investments

    Nearly half of the largest U.S. public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in prevention at a time of surging demand for mental health services.

  • United States December 12, 2017 10:36 am

    Opioid Crisis Strains Foster System as Kids Pried From Homes

    Across the U.S., soaring use of heroin and other opioids has sent tens of thousands of kids flooding into the foster care system — creating a generation of children abandoned by addicted parents, orphaned by fatal overdoses and torn from families by authorities fearful of leaving them in drug-addled chaos. New foster care cases involving parents who are using drugs...

  • Associated Press October 18, 2017 9:13 am

    California Couple Had Celebrated 50-Year Anniversary Before Fire

    At least 40 people have died in the deadliest week of wildfires in California history. The victims include a couple who recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, a 14-year-old boy whose parents and older sister were severely burned, and a woman born with a spinal defect who worked to help others despite her own troubles.

  • ATTORNEY September 10, 2017 6:09 pm

    Jury to Mull Defendant's Mental Health in Slender Man Attack

    A jury this week will begin weighing the mental competence of a girl accused in the stabbing of a classmate to please a fictional horror character known as Slender Man. Jury selection begins Monday in Waukesha in the trial to determine 15-year-old Anissa Weier’s competency. It could take up to two weeks. Here are a few key things to know...

  • Donald Trump July 11, 2017 5:37 pm

    Microsoft Eyes Buffer Zone in TV Airwaves for Rural Internet

    Microsoft wants to extend broadband services to rural America by turning to a wireless technology that uses the buffer zones separating individual television channels in the airwaves. Microsoft plans to partner with rural telecommunications providers in 12 states stretching from Washington to Maine to get about 2 million rural Americans connected to high-speed internet over the next five years. It’s...

  • Suzanne Ciechalski November 1, 2016 4:28 pm

    Saudi Student Dies After Beating Outside Wis. Restaurant

    A Saudi student attending the University of Wisconsin-Stout has died following a brutal attack outside a restaurant in Wisconsin, NBC News reported. Hussain Saeed Alnahdi was attacked around 3 a.m. ET on Sunday, and left in the street near a pizzeria in downtown Menomonie, a college town. The Menomonie police department said in a statement that Alnahdi, 24, died Monday...

  • United States October 26, 2016 8:25 pm

    University of Wisconsin Student Faces Multiple Counts Related to Sexual Assault Allegations

    Dozens of women have accused a University of Wisconsin-Madison student of sexually assaulting them, NBC News reported. Alec Cook, 20, was arrested last week after a fellow student reported he had assaulted her at his apartment on Oct. 12. More victims came forward soon after, leading to nine charges against Cook. But a search warrant states dozens of women have...

  • JUDGE July 7, 2016 8:59 am

    Beau Solomon Case: Suspect Denies Pushing Teen to His Death, Lawyer Says

    The homeless man charged with murdering American student Beau Solomon denies pushing the teen into a river in Rome, his lawyer said. The University of Wisconsin sophomore disappeared less than 24 hours after arriving in Italy on June 30 for summer classes. Police charged Massimo Galioto, 40, with his murder Tuesday after the student’s body was found in the Tiber...

  • Wisconsin April 15, 2016 6:44 am

    Student Arrested in Connection With Graffiti Signed by ‘God' at University of Wisconsin

    After a six month investigation, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was arrested Thursday in connection with at least 11 instances of graffiti signed by “God” on several university buildings.

  • NBC August 12, 2015 10:42 pm

    Fossilized Dinosaur Tracks Discovered at Lake Grapevine

    Several fossilized dinosaur tracks buried for millions of years have been discovered along the shore of Lake Grapevine, unearthed by the heavy rainfall and high lake levels this past spring.

  • Orlando June 7, 2015 6:33 am

    U.S. Woman Sets Out to Row 6,000 Miles Across Pacific

    Sonya Baumstein, an athlete from Orlando, Florida, departed from Japan Sunday on a 6,000-mile course for San Francisco — in a rowboat.

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