Most Popular Stories - AmericaNowNews.com

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Fugitive Friday: Central Virginia's Most Wanted

    Fugitive Friday: Central Virginia's Most Wanted

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:04:54 GMT
    Fugitive Fridays tracks down Central Virginia's most wanted. Take a look at the photos and see if you can help police track down these suspects.
    Fugitive Friday helps track down Central Virginia's Most Wanted.
  • Six deadly foods for dogs

    Six deadly foods for dogs

    Every pet owner knows a dog can get into just about anything around the house. One woman found that out the hard way when her dog ate a bunch of grapes! Turns out, that's one of the most dangerous foods
    Every pet owner knows a dog can get into just about anything around the house. But these common snacks could be fatal for Fido.
  • Physicians warn against giving melatonin to children

    Physicians warn against giving melatonin to children

    Parents desperate to get their troubled sleepers to bed are turning to synthetic melatonin, which is a supplement sold over the counter. But expert warn it could have adverse effects on child development.
    Many adults turn to sleep aids like melatonin, but now more parents are giving them to their kids, too. We talked to physicians to see what they had to say about how it could affect your child's development.
  • Mouse droppings cause disease

    Mouse droppings cause respiratory disease

    Mice are one of the most resilient mammals living on the planet. Some people have them as pets, and they're also used in laboratory experiments. If wild mice get inside your house, they can potentially
    If wild mice find a way inside your home, they can potentially cause thousands of dollars worth of damage to your drywall and insulation. They can also transmit a harmful disease which can cause death in humans. 
  • Chronic nail biters, beware

    Chronic nail biting could signal a psychological disorder

    Host Lead It's one of the most COMMON nervous habits…but one that can be CAUSE for CONCERN. About 30-percent of children…and 15-percent of adults are NAIL BITERS. This quirk isn't skin deep…for some
    It's one of the most common nervous habits, but one that can be cause for concern. About 30 percent of all children and 15 percent of adults are nail biters. But this quirk isn't skin deep -- for some people, it's a sign of a much deeper issue.
  • Shuck corn in the microwave

    Shucking corn in the microwave: Does it Work?

    Simply toss corn in its husk in the microwave, and a few minutes later, you have corn without any silk on it, but Does it Work?
    Simply toss corn in its husk in the microwave, and a few minutes later, you have corn without any silk on it, but Does it Work?
  • America Now on TV

    America Now on TV

    The list is in alphabetical order by city with the station and time when you can watch in your hometown!
    This list is in alphabetical order by city with the local station and time when you can watch in your hometown!
  • Should you buy meds abroad?

    Buying prescription drugs in Mexico

    Because of the high price of prescription medication, many Americans head south of the border to buy their medicine. They say what Las Vegas is to gambling, Mexico is now to pharmacies.  As soon as you
    Because of the high price of prescription medication, many Americans head south of the border to buy their medicine.
  • Wiping the "sleep" from your eyes

    Why not to wipe the "sleep" from your eyes

    The Sandman may lull you to sleep, but he also leaves a few sprinkles behind in the corners of your eyes. People call it sleep, eye goop, crusties or sand, but no matter what you call it, the gunk keeps
    The Sandman may lull you to sleep, but he also leaves a few sprinkles behind in the corners of your eyes. People call it sleep, eye goop, crusties or sand, and no matter what you call it, it always appears after you've awoken.
  • Dangers of staying in a hot tub for too long

    Dangers of staying in a hot tub for too long

    Did you know you can overstay your welcome in a hot tub or heated pool? No matter how relaxed you may be, lingering too long can be hazardous to your health - even deadly.
    Did you know you can overstay your welcome in a hot tub or heated pool? No matter how relaxed you may be, lingering too long can be hazardous to your health - even deadly.
  • Don't Waste Your Money: Best and worst casino game odds

    Don't Waste Your Money: Best and worst casino game odds

    Monday, May 6 2013 2:45 PM EDT2013-05-06 18:45:09 GMT
    Before your next visit to the casino, you may want to know which games give you the best chance of winning.
    It has been almost a year since the opening of Toledo's Hollywood Casino, and Ohio is still buzzing over games with additional new casinos in Cleveland and Columbus. Before you go, you may want to know which games give you the best chance of winning.
  • Consumer

    How accurate are dollar store pregnancy tests?

    How accurate are dollar store pregnancy tests?

    A pregnancy test purchased at the dollar store says 'Over 99% Accurate', but the price is just one dollar. Is this a case of 'you get what you pay for', or is the test as accurate as the label claims?
    A pregnancy test purchased at the dollar store says 'Over 99% Accurate', but the price is just one dollar. Is this a case of 'you get what you pay for' or is the test as accurate as the label claims?
  • Bacteria in your belly button may be good for you

    Bacteria growing in your belly button is good for you

    According to a new study conducted at North Carolina State University (NCSU), we could all be doing a lot more harm than good by trying to get extra clean especially if you're using some form of anti-bacterial
    According to a new study at North Carolina State University, we could be doing a lot more harm than good by trying to get extra clean especially if by using some form of anti-bacterial soap.
  • Health

    Protein drinks and supplements could be dangerous to young athletes

    Protein drinks and supplements could be dangerous to young athletes

    More teens who are involved in middle and high school sports are scooping, shaking and guzzling protein shakes and muscle growing supplements hoping to become bigger, faster and stronger.
    More teens who are involved in middle and high school sports are scooping, shaking and guzzling protein shakes and muscle growing supplements hoping to become bigger, faster and stronger.
  • Spray tans may have harmful effects

    Spray tans could lead to long-term health problems

    If you think spray tans are a safer alternative to sunbathing outdoors or crawling into an indoor tanning bed, what America Now just learned may change your mind.
    Millions of Americas pay hundreds of dollars each year to have their bodies tanned. If you think spray tans are a safer alternative to sunbathing outdoors or crawling into an indoor tanning bed, what America Now just learned may change your mind.
  • Consumer

    How to spot an online loan scam

    How to spot an online loan scam

    Here's what you need to know to avoid getting scammed by online loan offers that look legit, but are really just clever cons.
    Here's what you need to know to avoid getting scammed by online loan offers that look legit, but are really just clever cons.
  • Does lip balm dry out your lips?

    Do lip balm products dry out your lips?

    If you hear the words "heavy user" or "addict," one of the last things you think about is lip balm. Some people say they just can't stop applying lip balm products, and others claim they can't find a
    If you hear the words "heavy user" or "addict," one of the last things you think about is lip balm. Some people say they just can't stop applying lip balm products, and others claim they can't find a brand that works.
  • Safety

    Foreign objects in your food

    What to do if a foreign object shows up in your food

    If you discovered a foreign object in something you were eating, would you know what to do?
    We've all heard horror stories of fingers and other foreign objects showing up in food, but would you know what to do if it happened to you?
  • Beware brain-eating amoeba

    Stay safe from brain-eating amoeba

    A little boy, a young girl, and several others just wanted to go swimming in a lake, but they all ended up dead. The killer was an amoeba. While it is invisible to the eye, it is capable of destroying
    A little boy, a young girl, and several others just wanted to go swimming in a lake, but they all ended up dead. The killer was an amoeba. While it is invisible to the eye, it is capable of destroying the brain within a matter of days. Each of their cases was both horrifying and tragic.
  • Consumer

    How much of your donations really go to charity?

    How much of your donations really go to charity?

    In the aftermath of a disaster, donations are top of mind for many people and can do a world of good! But how do you know where your money is really going? America Now investigates!
    In the aftermath of a disaster, donations are top of mind for many people and can do a world of good! But America Now learned that some non-profit organizations receive only pennies on the dollar raised through solicitation campaigns. So how do you know where your money is really going?
Powered by WorldNow