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For prolonged power outages, there are steps you can take to minimize food loss and to keep all members of your household as comfortable as possible.

Sand. Nice on a beach, but it does have a tendency to get into the most unlikely – and unhelpful – places. That’s equally true in oil and gas operations where those tiny loose grains can cause equipment damage and, ultimately, reduce production.

Grilled cheese sandwiches are a delicious, toasted delight popular all across the world. They even have their own holiday, Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, when...

Insurance companies say one of the reasons that rates are spiking is that drivers distracted on their smartphones and getting into accidents.

Slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination
Make your vehicle visible to others both ahead of you and behind you by using your low-beam headlights since this means your taillights will also be on. Use fog lights if you have them.
Never use your high-beam lights. Using high beam lights causes glare, making it more difficult for you to see what’s ahead of you on the road.
Leave plenty of distance between you and the vehicle in front of you…

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Companies and Retailers Offer More Ways to Support the Lifesaving Mission of the Red Cross
The American Red Cross Holiday Giving Page is one way you can help those in need this holiday season while honoring a friend, family member or colleague with your financial donation, but there are also other easy ways to support the humanitarian services and mission of the Red Cross – including ways to give while you shop this holiday season
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Tenisha Longmire keeps a watchful eye over her 2 year old, Derrick, in a Red Cross shelter in Baton Rouge. Red Cross Photo by Nicholas Small
2016-08-19
4,000 Still in Shelters; Others Return Home to Devastation
WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 19, 2016 — A week after devastating flooding hit Louisiana, the American Red Cross continues to provide shelter, food and comfort to thousands of people impacted by the massive disaster and will be there in the weeks and months to come as residents…

Colorado Supreme Court rules that quadriplegic with doctor's authorization to use marijuana can still be fired for violating company's drug policy.

The need for blood is constant – every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. In fact, each day, the American Red Cross must collect approximately 14,000 units of blood to meet the needs of patients at around 2,600 hospitals and transfusion centers

This year is the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima. An Iwo Jima Memorial Ceremony will be broadcast live at 10 a.m. eastern featuring Japanese Ambassador to the United States Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae, Commandant of the Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, and the senior American survivor of the battle of Iwo Jima (RET) LtGen Lawrence Snowden.