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Craigslist ad asking ‘Anybody need a Grandma for Christmas?’ goes viral

Tulsa, OK ( KJRA(ABC)/CNN) — The holidays are suppose to be a time spent with family and friends, making memories and reflecting on those of the past. But for some, it can be a very lonely season. While searching Craigslist, Carson Carlock found something that caught his attention, and touched his heart. It was a post that asked: “Anybody need…

Boeing will stop production of its troubled 737 Max

(CNN) – Boeing has announced it will stop the production of its 737 Max airplane. The company says it will stop making the planes in January. The planes were grounded worldwide in March after two crashes that killed 346 people. The company said Monday the continued uncertainty of the 737 Max’s future forced it to make the drastic move to…

Flu Season is in full swing with higher than usual numbers

(CNN) — Nearly 13-hundred people have died from the flu in the United States so far this season, according to the CDC. So far, health officials say two point-six million people have contracted the flu. of the flu-related deaths, the CDC reports ten of the victims have been children. Last week every state except Alaska saw a significant spread of…

North Carolina man makes toys by hand for the less fortunate

(CNN) —  Some less fortunate families have trouble getting gifts during the holidays. that’s where an 80-year-old from North Carolina comes in. He makes toys by hand and donates them. Akilah Davis has more with Jim Annis, a man who may certainly carry the Christmas spirit. Categories: National News

Southwest Airlines reaches a deal with Boeing over loss revenue

(CNN) — Southwest Airlines has reached a deal with Boeing over lost revenue from the grounding of the 737 max planes. The airline says it plans to share the $125 million dollar settlement with its employees. Southwest is the largest operator of 737 max planes with 34 jets in its fleet. So, when two 737’s crashed and killed hundreds grounding…

A look back at your most popular Google searches of 2019

(CNN)—-In 2019, people across the country turned to Google for all the answers. Now, Google has unveiled its 2019 Year In Search, a look at the top trending searches of the year. From the viral sensation of Lil Nas X’s song “Old Town Road” to Billy Porter’s extravagant red carpet ensembles, the year’s most popular searches have been laid out for all to see,…

Disney warns new ‘Star Wars’ saga could cause seizures in photosensitive viewers

Image:LucasFilms LTD/StarWars.com/CNN (CNN)”Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” the highly anticipated conclusion to the Skywalker saga, could trigger seizures in photosensitive people, Walt Disney Studios said. The company issued a statement with the Epilepsy Foundation warning viewers that the film contains “several sequences with imagery and sustained flashing lights” that could affect those with photosensitive epilepsy, the letter reads. Disney suggested posting notices…

Boeing whistle-blower expected to testify Wednesday

(CNN) — Congress may hear from the Boeing employee who raised concerns about the company’s 7-37 max program, this week. Ed Pierson, who raised concerns to managers about mistakes and cutting corners with Boeing’s 7-37 max planes, is expected to testify before the house transportation committee as a whistle-blower Wednesday. The planes have been grounded since two fatal crashes killed…

The unemployment rate has fallen matching a 50 year low

(CNN) —The U.S. unemployment rate has fallen to 3.5% percent, matching a 50-year low that was set in September. The U.S. economy added 266-thousand jobs in November, including the 50-thousand General motors employees who returned to work after a six week long strike. Officials say strong gains were made in the health sector, in leisure and hospitality, while retail and…