| 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,...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 7:34 PM
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, Nj. (KTLA) -- Skippy parent company Unilever announced a recall of certain batches of its popular peanut butter for possible Salmonella contamination, the FDA said Friday.
The limited recall of Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 2:31 PM
A possible salmonella contamination has forced the recall of some 16.3-ounce plastic jars of Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy Reduced Fat Super Chunk Peanut Butter Spread.
Salmonella can cause fatal infections in the young, old,...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 6:37 PM
The possible discovery of salmonella has prompted a limited recall of Skippy reduced-fat peanut butter spreads sold in 16 states, its parent company announced.
Unilever issued a press release Friday detailing a voluntary recall of Skippy's "Reduced Fat...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 8:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Lieberman was so determined to hang onto his seat in 2006 after losing the Democratic primary in Connecticut that he ran as an independent. Now he's leaving without a fight.
The 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee, who...