Monday, November 17, 2014
A federal agency that investigates chemical accidents has announced that it will send a team to a Houston-area industrial plant where a chemical leak killed four people.
With his infant son clinging to life, Chris Picco picked up a guitar and sang softly to the boy, urging him to “mend those broken wings and learn to fly.”
Wary of a more muscular Russia and China, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the Pentagon will make a new push for fresh thinking about how the U.S. can keep and extend its military superiority despite tighter budgets and 13 years of war.
Jimmie Thompson dreamed his retirement would include fixing up the house, fishing every chance he got, hosting fish fries and enjoying his last years in peace in his home.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Obesity among workers in the United States is costing the nation US$8.65 billion a year in lost productivity, according to a study released Friday.
The U.S. nuclear force is plagued by declining morale, manpower shortages and mismanagement that could jeopardize its safety and effectiveness, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday.
Ruby Bridges was 6 years old in 1960 when she became the first black student to attend a previously all-white elementary school in New Orleans, one of the iconic moments in the U.S. civil rights movement.
In a rarity for a U.S. central bank chief, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen met Friday with activist groups calling for a fairer economic recovery and a more transparent Fed.
Cat lovers in the San Francisco Bay area are pouncing at the chance of spending time with feline company at a new cat cafe.
In this rural speck of hyper-connected America, it's easier to hear a cow moo than a cellphone ring.