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NTSB investigates Idaho plane crash, 4 dead

NTSB investigates Idaho plane crash, 4 dead

The wreckage from a small plane crash in Idaho that killed a family of four from California was so badly burned that authorities were able to recover only a wingtip and the engine, federal trans...

DC museum opens exhibit on rescued Chilean miners

DC museum opens exhibit on rescued Chilean miners

The Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History is opening an exhibit about the rescue of 33 Chilean miners who spent more than two months trapped underground in 2010.

Lawmakers: Ill. governor to abolish death penalty

Lawmakers: Ill. governor to abolish death penalty

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn intends Wednesday to abolish Illinois' death penalty more than a decade after one of his Republican predecessors enacted a moratorium that has prevented executions for the last 11 years, two lawmakers said.

Debt talks and little else on Washington's agenda

Debt talks and little else on Washington's agenda

The debt showdown isn't just the dominant issue in Washington this summer — it's virtually the only one getting any attention in the nation's capital.

'Rapture' Pastor Harold Camping Hospitalized After Stroke

'Rapture' Pastor Harold Camping Hospitalized After Stroke

The California radio preacher who predicted the world would end last month was recuperating Monday after suffering a mild stroke, his family and colleagues said.

Plea settles 2006 killings of 5 in New Orleans

Plea settles 2006 killings of 5 in New Orleans

A gang leader who maintains he didn't gun down five teenagers in New Orleans has pleaded no contest to state manslaughter charges in the case.

Study: Long commutes could fatigue airline pilots

Study: Long commutes could fatigue airline pilots

One in five airline pilots lives at least 750 miles from work, according to a study by scientific advisers to the government, raising concerns that long commutes to airports could lead to fatigu...

If He Didn’t Kill Anyone, Why Is It Murder?

If He Didn’t Kill Anyone, Why Is It Murder?

Shawn Khalifa, center, with, from left, his sister, nephew and mother. Mr. Khalifa is serving 25 years to life, convicted under the felony murder rule.

Va. man charged in 2010 DC-area military shootings

Va. man charged in 2010 DC-area military shootings

A Marine Corps reservist arrested in a security scare near the Pentagon last week was charged Thursday in a series of pre-dawn shootings at the Pentagon and other military buildings in the Washi...

Houston police probe constable's shooting death

Houston police probe constable's shooting death

Houston police say a Harris County deputy constable has been fatally shot.

Police: 3-year-old girl fatally shot in Detroit

Police: 3-year-old girl fatally shot in Detroit

Police say a 3-year-old girl has been fatally shot by a stray bullet in Detroit following an apparent dispute between neighbors.

Georgia death case grieves families on both sides

Georgia death case grieves families on both sides

An elite Army Ranger, Mark MacPhail left the service and became a police officer to spare his wife and young children from the base-hopping life of a military career. Troy Davis dropped out of high school in his senior year to help care for his younger siblings, including a sister stricken with multiple sclerosis.

As Trump Struggles With Helsinki’s Fallout, Congress Faces a New Charge: Complicity

As Trump Struggles With Helsinki’s Fallout, Congress Faces a New Charge: Complicity

Congressional Republicans are grappling with the political and foreign policy fallout from President Trump’s summit meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.

Tea party targets schools for 'Constitution Week'

Tea party targets schools for 'Constitution Week'

America's kids will be learning about the U.S. Constitution this coming school year with help from a decidedly conservative Idaho publishing house, if a tea party group gets its way. ...

Earthquake with 4.1 magnitude hits near San Jose

Earthquake with 4.1 magnitude hits near San Jose

An minor earthquake has jolted San Jose and the surrounding region.

Fla. police chief accused of misconduct posts bond

Fla. police chief accused of misconduct posts bond

The police chief of Orlando's wealthiest suburb has posted bond after being charged with misconduct.


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