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2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix

February 27, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorities Thursday, causing a stir in the streets and on... more »»

Virginia to compensate victims of forced sterilizations

February 27, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lewis Reynolds didn't understand what had been done to him when he was 13.

Years later, after getting married, the Lynchburg man discovered he couldn't father children. more »»

Feds: California train was going 56 mph when it hit truck

February 27, 2015

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Federal investigators say a California commuter train was going 56 mph when it ran into a truck that had been abandoned on tracks. more »»

New charges for group that disrupted Supreme Court

February 27, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors took a hard line Thursday with demonstrators who participated in a rare disruption inside the U.S. more »»

Medical pot proposal passes first test in conservative Utah

February 26, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A panel of Utah lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a proposal that would allow residents of the conservative state who have chronic and debilitating diseases to... more »»

Heat blamed for spray vaccine's failure against swine flu

February 26, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S. children against swine flu — fragile doses got too war. more »»

$150K dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o at Oscars reported stolen

February 26, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A $150,000 gown adorned with thousands of pearls and worn by Lupita Nyong'o at the Academy Awards has been reported stolen, sheriff's officials said Thursday. more »»

Panel: Use new meningitis vaccines only for outbreaks

February 26, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal panel on Thursday recommended that two new meningitis vaccines only be used for rare outbreaks, resisting tearful pleas to give it routinely to teens and college students. more »»

Feds: 3 accused in Islamic State plot had vocalized beliefs

February 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Two men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group were vocal both online and in person about their commitment and desire to join the extremists, with one... more »»

400-year-old books stolen in Italy are found in California

February 26, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two stolen Italian books dating to the 17th century that were discovered in the San Francisco Bay Area and many other plundered ancient artifacts will be returned to their... more »»

Tennessee Black Caucus seeks apology from GOP lawmaker

February 26, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Legislative Black Caucus on Thursday called on Republican Rep. more »»

Pot fight between DC Mayor, Congress could cost the city

February 26, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new mayor of the nation's capital was hoping to get along fine with Republicans on Capitol Hil. more »»

DA: No immediate charges in California train crash

February 26, 2015

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say no charges will be immediately filed against the truck driver involved in the crash that derailed a California commuter train, injuring dozens. more »»

Saudi man convicted of conspiracy in '98 US embassy bombings

February 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A man prosecutors portrayed as one of al-Qaida's early leaders was convicted Thursday of conspiracy in the deadly 1998 bombings of two U.S. more »»

Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank

February 26, 2015

Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank. more »»

Los Angeles street race leaves 2 spectators dead, 1 hurt

February 26, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A souped-up car that was illegally street racing lost control and careened onto a sidewalk, killing two spectators and critically injuring another in suburban Los Angeles befor... more »»

 
 

 

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