Daily News Roundup
Shuttle Discovery scheduled for its last flight
Space shuttle Discovery is set to launch Thursday from Cape Canaveral, Florida, for its final flight, ending nearly three decades of space travel. (CNN)
Does Hollywood’s Obsession with Posing Nude and Pregnant Exploit Kids Before They’re Even Born?
In August 1991, a seven-month pregnant Demi Moore sparked controversy when she posed naked for the cover of Vanity Fair. (Fox News)
Dirty Air Triggers More Heart Attacks Than Cocaine, Scientists Say
Air pollution triggers more heart attacks than using cocaine and poses as high a risk of sparking a heart attack as alcohol, coffee and physical exertion, scientists said on Thursday. (Fox News)
Toyota Recalling 2.17 Million Vehicles in U.S.
Toyota Motor Corp. recalled 2.17 million vehicles in the United States on Thursday to address accelerator pedals that could become entrapped in floor mats or jammed in driver’s side carpeting, prompting federal regulators to close its investigation into the embattled automaker. (MSNBC)
Parents Give Birth to Ebony and Ivory Twins
At 17 months, Triniti and Ghabriael are chubby-cheeked twins, born 11 weeks early at three pounds each and now healthy and a joy to their parents. (ABC News)
A New York couple who adopted a baby with severe neurological deficits is suing for $5 million–claiming they would never have gone through with the adopting knowing their son was so sick. (HollyBaby)