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After 37 years in prison, innocent North Carolina man freed

January 23, 2015

WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — For the first time in nearly 40 years, Joseph Sledge woke up behind bars with a chance of becoming a free ma. more »»

Army: Fort Hood lacked system to ID threat of 2014 rampage

January 23, 2015

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Army's tools for identifying troubled soldiers would not have flagged the man who shot to death three people and wounded 16 others before killing himself at Fort Hood... more »»

Technology improves avalanche gear for backcountry skiers

January 23, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain,... more »»

Privacy concerns over health care website prompt reversal

January 23, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to privacy concerns, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal information from the government's health insurance... more »»

Vermont man convicted of lying about Bosnian war crimes role

January 23, 2015

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man charged with lying about his role in Bosnian war crimes when he applied for U.S. citizenship after moving to Vermont more than a decade ago was convicted on Friday. more »»

Crews survey ocean, Oahu coastline for oil after ship sinks

January 23, 2015

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials on Friday were surveying the ocean and shoreline for signs of spilled oil after a towing vessel sank off Oahu. more »»

Top NY politician's arrest prompts calls for ethics overhaul

January 23, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — There was the assemblyman who took a bribe from a carnival promoter. more »»

Vermont man guilty of lying about role in Bosnian war crimes

January 23, 2015

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man accused of committing war crimes in his native Bosnia 21 years ago has been convicted of lying to U.S. immigration authorities when he applied for U.S. more »»

Pot-related poison control calls up in Washington, Colorado

January 23, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — Marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increas... more »»

$300,000 in wine stolen from famed restaurant is found

January 23, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than $300,000 in world-class wine stolen from a famed Napa Valley, California, restaurant has been recovered from a private cellar in North Carolina. more »»

NASA spacecraft almost to Pluto: Smile for the camera!

January 23, 2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It's showtime for Pluto.

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has traveled 3 billion miles and is nearing the end of its nine-year journey to Pluto. more »»

11 rescued from sinking tow vessel off Hawaiian island

January 23, 2015

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say 11 people are safe after being rescued from their sinking tow boat off the Hawaiian island of Oahu. more »»

Jury resumes deliberations in Bosnian war crimes case

January 23, 2015

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A federal jury is considering the case of a Vermont man accused of committing war crimes in Bosnia 21 years ago and then lying to U.S. immigration authorities about it. more »»

Tsarnaev lawyers defend use of juror quotes to move trial

January 23, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Friday they did nothing wrong by including excerpts from juror questionnaires in their third request to move the... more »»

First significant winter storm headed to Northeast

January 23, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A messy mix of rain, snow and sleet is bearing down on the Northeast's major cities in what forecasters are calling the Interstate 95 corridor's first brush with a significant... more »»

 
 
 

 

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