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Suspect Allowed to View Child Porn in Washington Jail

Suspect Allowed to View Child Porn in Washington Jail

A Washington state man accused of child sex crimes is allowed to view child pornography in jail.

Latest picks for debt panel spark some pessimism

Latest picks for debt panel spark some pessimism

Republicans named a mix of partisans and pragmatists on Wednesday to the new congressional committee charged with striking a debt-cutting compromise. While members of both parties expressed urge...

‘What Does a Trucker Look Like?’ It’s Changing, Amid a Big Shortage

‘What Does a Trucker Look Like?’ It’s Changing, Amid a Big Shortage

Kristina Jackson, a 22-year-old driver based in Raleigh, N.C., is constantly reminded that she’s an outlier in an industry that is 94 percent male and two-thirds white.

Top nuclear regulator tours Neb. nuclear plant

Top nuclear regulator tours Neb. nuclear plant

The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission says utilities running both of Nebraska's nuclear plants appear to be doing a good job battling Missouri River floodwaters.

Flood Berm Collapses at Nebraska Nuclear Plant

Flood Berm Collapses at Nebraska Nuclear Plant

A berm holding the flooded Missouri River back from a Nebraska nuclear power station collapsed early Sunday, but federal regulators said they were monitoring the situation and there was no danger.

'Green Hornet' actor Eddie Furlong arrested

'Green Hornet' actor Eddie Furlong arrested

Prosecutors say "Green Hornet" and "Terminator 2" star Eddie Furlong has been arrested in Los Angeles for violating a court order to stay 100 yards away from his estranged wife.

Priest Defends Himself on Radio in Sex Abuse Case

Priest Defends Himself on Radio in Sex Abuse Case

A suspended Philadelphia priest has taken to the airwaves to defend himself against allegations of child sex abuse, which he called "completely and totally a lie."

Man suspected of NC plane theft arrested by police

Man suspected of NC plane theft arrested by police

Authorities say they have arrested a man they believe had stolen an airplane from a Chapel Hill airport and crashed it before getting away.

Philly explosion caught on video kills 1, hurts 6

Philly explosion caught on video kills 1, hurts 6

A gas main explosion caught on video sent a 50-foot fireball into the sky above a Philadelphia neighborhood, killing a utility worker, injuring six other people and forcing dozens of residents f...

Dallas County Constables Face Criticism for Perceived Inaction During Kidnapping

Dallas County Constables Face Criticism for Perceived Inaction During Kidnapping

Dallas County's Constable Association defended the actions, or in some opinions, the inaction, of two deputy constables who did not pursue an alleged kidnapper who police say eventually murdered his two children.

Couple: Pennsylvania Wildlife Officers Seized Helper Monkey

Couple: Pennsylvania Wildlife Officers Seized Helper Monkey

A suburban Pittsburgh man has been fined for illegally possessing a monkey he says acted as a helper for him and his cancer-stricken wife.

A Spiritual Leader Gains Stature, Trailed by a Troubled Past

A Spiritual Leader Gains Stature, Trailed by a Troubled Past

Marc Gafni leads a think tank that promotes a philosophy called integral theory. “We take the best of all the major disciplines of wisdom," he said.

In an Era of Hyperbole, Paul Bunyan Is as Tall as Ever

In an Era of Hyperbole, Paul Bunyan Is as Tall as Ever

Bunyan was given life in the late 19th century by the oxygen of stories told around the logging camps of the Great Lakes, where pine forests once stretched for a seeming eternity. The jacks distracted themselves from isolation and danger by spinning exaggerated tales of a big, strong, clever foreman named Paul Bunyan.

NTSB urges shoulder belts for small planes

NTSB urges shoulder belts for small planes

Federal safety officials urged Tuesday that aircraft owners be required to retrofit small planes with shoulder-lap seatbelts, but stopped short of calling for the installation of air bags. ...

Clinton to attend Pa. 9/11 memorial dedication

Clinton to attend Pa. 9/11 memorial dedication

Bill Clinton will speak at this week's dedication of the Flight 93 National Memorial in western Pennsylvania.

Florida Teen Allegedly Swung Hammer at Teacher, Brought Bag of Weapons to School

Florida Teen Allegedly Swung Hammer at Teacher, Brought Bag of Weapons to School

A 16-year-old student is being charged as an adult after deputies said she swung a hammer at an Orlando high school's assistant principal.


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