| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:51 PM
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and NeighborWorks America announce the launch of the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP). The program is designed to help homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure in 27 states...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 9:38 PM
(Reuters) - The world seemed to disappear before the eyes of U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Theron Griffin, who stood guard on Saturday as the swelling brown waters of the Souris River consumed this North Dakota city.
Griffin was alone for most of the 14...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 6:04 PM
For most of us, home is as much a state of mind as a physical place. Poignant lyrics for the title song from the music-documentary, "Home Again," co-written by Laguna Beach residents Scott Hays and Jason Feddy, help drive the point home.
You know it's...
| Nov 2, 2010
Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California.
Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
| Dec 11, 2010
The chairman of the Senate subcommittee overseeing aviation said Friday he would recommend holding congressional hearings on aircraft registration after The Associated Press reported the Federal Aviation Administration was missing data on one-third of U....
| Dec 26, 2010
North Dakota enacted a hail insurance law. Crisco was introduced. And the hull of the Titanic was launched.
As years go, 1911 wasn't exactly lousy with interesting events; a century later, things look equally quiet, aside from a commemoration of the...
| Dec 22, 2010
State officials have revoked the medical license of a Burbank neurologist after they discovered a 2007 felony conviction related to threatening his girlfriend's 13-year-old son with a knife.
The medical license for Emilio Louis Cruz, who was last...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 12:31 PM
Facebook has agreed to modify its terms and conditions of use for state agencies after Colorado and 14 other states objected to some of them.
Changes announced Wednesday by Colorado Attorney General John Suthers include striking provisions that...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 7:53 PM
An oppressive and potentially deadly summertime mix of sizzling temperatures and high humidity baked a large swath of the country again on Sunday, pushing afternoon heat indexes in dozens of cities to dangerous levels.
Forecasters warned the heatwave...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 10:27 AM
NEW YORK -- The massive heat wave that baked half the country in triple digit heat indexes last week may have caused as many as 64 deaths in 15 states, the National Weather Service said late on Tuesday.
Forecasters said the area still suffering from...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Many people would consider a burnt-down house in their neighborhood an eyesore. Delray Beach photographer Tara Hauck would see it as an opportunity. When she first spotted a decrepit structure in her former West Palm Beach neighborhood,...