| Jan 21, 2011
| 3:31 PM
The latest mass animal death occurred this week in Vietnam, where the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed that 10,000 cows and buffalos died.
The government is attributing this death to the exceptionally cold winter,...
| Jan 31, 2011
A federal judge declared the Obama administration's health care overhaul unconstitutional Monday, siding with 26 states that argued people cannot be required to buy health insurance.
Senior U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson agreed with the states that the...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 5:43 AM
(CNN) -- A swirl of sleet and freezing rain barreled through the Gulf states early Friday, yet another winter storm carrying frigid weather to a region unaccustomed to the cold.
The storm system extended from Corpus Christi, Texas, through Louisiana,...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 7:52 PM
COSTA MESA — If you're lucky, you just might see them: a pack of six Siberian huskies flying through the morning fog with an "urban musher" in tow.
To spare his team of dogs from training in the midday heat, Rancy Reyes, 50, an urban musher from...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Violet "Vi" Cowden, a Huntington Beach resident who served with the Women Airforce Service Pilots during World War II and recently became the subject of an award-winning documentary, died Sunday at 94.
Cowden died at 8:34 p.m. at Hoag Hospital in...
| Apr 15, 2011
Kids can be so cruel. So how far would you go to spare your child from being the victim of bullying? Would you get them plastic surgery? One South Dakota mom did just that. Cammy Shaw allowed her 7-year-old daughter, Samantha, to get plastic surgery to...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 8:57 PM
It's been more than 70 years since the first Sturgis Bike Rally rolled through South Dakota. This weekend Harrisburg will get a taste of what the yearly tradition has to offer, as thousnds of people make their way to Harrosburg's Farm Show Complex for the...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 8:28 AM
An Indiana man is facing some serious charges in South Dakota. Ivery Baynham faces charges of rape for committing a series of sexual assaults against a young girl there.
Police say the sexual attacks occurred between 2005 and 2007. The alleged victim,...
| May 3, 2011
| 4:09 AM
Taylor Farms Pacific, Inc., a California-based food supplier for six retail chain stores, has announced the recall of grape tomatoes produced by a grower who said the vegetables might be contaminated with salmonella.
The recall applies to 29 brand-...
| May 9, 2011
| 8:53 PM
LOS ANGELES -- A supplier of grape tomatoes for Taylor Farms Pacific, Inc. has recalled the product for possible salmonella contamination, the government said late on Monday.
Products using the recalled tomatoes were sold in Albertsons, Raley's, Safeway,...
| Dec 26, 2010
The Killing of Crazy Horse
Alfred A. Knopf: 568 pp., $30
This we know to be true: Crazy Horse, legendary war leader of the Oglala Lakota Sioux, died in September 1877, at Camp Robinson, a U.S. Army fort in Nebraska. Some sources report...