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Biden's words on segregationist senators draw rivals' fire

5 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

By BILL BARROW and ELANA SCHOR Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is dismissing calls to apologize for saying that the Senate “got things done” with “civility” even...
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Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program

5 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

By MARCIA DUNN and EMILY SWANSON CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to...
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Police identify Sacramento officer shot, killed by suspect while on domestic call

5 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Police have confirmed the officer shot by a suspect during a domestic violence call in a North Sacramento neighborhood has died. She has been identified as 26-year-old Tara...
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Sudan protests: Military council wants talks to resume

5 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Sudan's military council has called for unconditional talks with protest leaders.
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Illinois Supreme Court suspends license of defense attorney Joel Brodsky

7 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The Illinois Supreme Court has suspended the license of a lawyer who gained notoriety for representing convicted murderer Drew Peterson and is under investigation for...
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Sacramento police officer dies after she was shot during domestic disturbance call

23 minutes ago   |   ABC

RIP, Officer Tara O'Sullivan: She was part of the first class of graduates of Sacramento State's Law Enforcement Candidate Scholars program in 2017.
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Congress Demands Greater Oversight Over U.S. Olympic Committee

23 minutes ago   |   NPR

The U.S. Olympic Committee is dealing with renewed calls to revamp itself after sexual abuse scandals and that it hasn't done enough to protect young athletes. Congress is...
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The Fall and Rise of VR: The Struggle to Make Virtual Reality Get Real

The Fall and Rise of VR: The Struggle to Make Virtual Reality Get Real

39 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Paul McCartney made his modest contribution to the future of virtual reality with a little help from a bike mechanic. The unlikely union of the Beatles great, a bike-shop...
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Man in custody in deadly shooting of woman at Northwest Side Walgreens

43 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - A man is in custody in the deadly shooting of a woman at a northwest side Walgreens. Sircie Varnado, 46, was shot in the face last week at the Walgreens in the 4800...
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A Florida city paid a $600,000 bitcoin ransom to hackers who took over its computers - and it's a massive alarm bell for the rest of the US

A Florida city paid a $600,000 bitcoin ransom to hackers who took over its computers - and it's a massive alarm bell for the rest of the US

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 worth of bitcoin to hackers who took its computers systems offline with a cyber attack. Riviera Beach's city council voted to pay the...
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Leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard: Downed drone sends a ‘clear message'

Leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard: Downed drone sends a ‘clear message'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to America. Gen. Hossein Salami said... Read more ...

Nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then driven, AAA research...

Nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then driven, AAA research estimates

In the past month, nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana , then gotten behind the wheel within an hour, a new AAA study estimates. Read more ...

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

While the health effects of marijuana on a fetus have not yet been established, they could include developmental problems and low birth weight, according to the U.S. Centers... Read more ...

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

The lawyer for David Ortiz says the former Red Sox slugger “is innocent in what happened” to him in the Dominican Republic - and denied rumors that an extramarital affair... Read more ...

Driver accused of intentionally running over pregnant woman pushing...

Driver accused of intentionally running over pregnant woman pushing 2-year-old son in stroller

“Our hearts are completely shattered," a family member said. Read more ...

Authorities: Syrian national arrested after making plans to attack...

Authorities: Syrian national arrested after making plans to attack Pittsburgh church

The man was planning an attack in the name of ISIS, authorities said. Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

Iran Shoots Down U.S. Spy Drone It Says Was In Its Airspace

Iran Shoots Down U.S. Spy Drone It Says Was In Its Airspace

U.S. officials confirm that a drone was downed by a surface-to-air missile, but over international airspace above the Strait of Hormuz. (Image credit: Handout/U.S. Naval Air... Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...