Friday, February 28, 2014
Three days after pastor Jamie Coots died from a rattlesnake bite at church, mourners leaving the funeral went to the church to handle snakes.
A federal judge declared a same-sex marriage ban in deeply conservative Texas unconstitutional, prompting celebrations by gay marriage advocates over what could be their biggest victory yet in the U.S.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Arizona's governor vetoed a bill that would have protected people who asset their religious belief in refusing service to gays, ending a proposal that put America's deep polarization over gay rights on stark display.
A cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday that it uncovered stolen credentials from some 360 million accounts that are available for sale on cyber black markets, though it is unsure where they came from or what they can be used to access.
A man whose 1965 Volkswagen Beetle was stolen nearly 40 years ago and recently recovered in Detroit says he never stopped grieving for the red convertible that he had running “slick as a ribbon” before it was stolen.
U.S. transportation officials on Tuesday docked Asiana Airlines US$500,000 for failing to promptly contact passengers' families and keep them informed about their loved ones after a deadly crash last year at San Francisco International airport, in the first penalty of its kind.
The first night in the United States for a family of Japanese tourists ended with the parents being pulled from their rental car at gunpoint with their young son watching after their confusion about American traffic laws set off a high-speed pursuit in southern Utah.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced the creation of two Pentagon-led institutes to boost advanced high-tech manufacturing, with the eventual goal of creating jobs that have been lost to global competition.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
US aviation authorities have fined South Korea's Asiana Airlines US$500,000 over last year's deadly San Francisco air crash for failing to properly help families of victims, officials said Tuesday.1 Comment
The longest-serving member of the U.S. Congress called it quits after 58 years in office Monday, drawing the curtain on a career that began before U.S. President Barack Obama was born.