Probe begins after Conn. commuter trains collide
FAIRFIELD, Conn. Two commuter trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in an accident that sent about 70 people to the hospital, severely damaged the tracks and threatened to snarl travel in the congested Northeast Corridor. Three patients ...
Investigation into Conn. commuter train crash begins - USA Today
Trains Collide in Bridgeport May 17
Conn., NTSB officials to tour train crash site
For GOP, scandals could be an electoral plus - or minus
As the Obama administration grapples with a series of recent controversies within its ranks, political observers in Washington have begun to calculate their potential political impacts. But while many Republicans believe the scandals could prove a boon to the ...
Why The IRS Scandal Is Built To Last
Republicans Expand IRS Inquiry, With Eye on White House
IRS Scandal Strategy: The Democratic and Republican Playbooks
Powerball jackpot grows to record $600 million and rising
The jackpot for the Powerball lottery has soared to a record $600 million and the top prize may swell to nearly $1 billion if no one draws the winning numbers this weekend, a lottery official said. The potential payout of Saturday's jackpot could mean a one-time ...
Mega Millions jackpot won; Powerball at $600M - USA Today
Powerball, at $600 million, now second-largest jackpot in US history
Mega Millions jackpot won; Powerball at $600M
North Korea Fires Missiles Into Sea
Wall Street Journal
The missiles posed no danger to neighboring countries. Analysts said the launches were likely intended as a protest against joint South Korean-U.S. naval drills earlier this week. South Korea's defense ministry said that North Korea had fired two missiles into ...
North Korea fires short-range missiles, South Korea says
S. Korea Says North Launches 3 Short-Range Missiles
SKorea: NKorea Fires 3 Short-Range...
IRS probe ignored most influential groups
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's an irony in the Internal Revenue Service's crackdown on conservative groups. The nation's tax agency has admitted to inappropriately scrutinizing smaller tea party organizations that applied for tax-exempt status. But the IRS ...
'Who's going to jail' over IRS scandal? Probably nobody. - Washington Post
Tea Party groups prepare to sue IRS
IRS probe ignored most influential groups - Fox 10
San Francisco Chronicle
Marine Who Dumped Toxins Felt Illness...
Ron Poirier couldn't escape the feeling that his cancer was somehow a punishment. As a young Marine electronics technician at Camp Lejeune in the mid-1970s, the Massachusetts man figured he'd dumped hundreds of gallons of toxic solvents onto the ...
Nearly 30 years after first drinking wells closed, cleanup at NC Marine base in ...
Victims: Marines failed to safeguard water supply
Google's wearable Glass gadget: cool or creepy?
Sat May 18, 2013 9:59am EDT. * Google expects Glass etiquette to evolve. * Casino has banned devices while gambling. * "Those things freak me out". By Alexei Oreskovic. SAN FRANCISCO, May 18 (Reuters) - Google staged four discussions expounding ...
Lawmakers Show Concerns About Google's New Glasses
Facebook and Twitter jump on designing apps for Google Glass
US politicians quiz Google on Glass privacy
Planes lands without landing gear at Newark
New York (CNN) -- A U.S. Airways plane touched down without landing gear at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey early Saturday morning. The plane was carrying 31 passengers and three crew members. U.S. Airways spokesman Davien ...
Landing gear issue leads to plane's belly landing
Two tornadic storms, 100 miles apart
I took this video from our home on top of Hog Mtn, 5 miles southeast of May, TX. The storm on the left (90 miles away) was the tornado near Millsap that eventually hit Granbury then Cleburne. The storm on the right (70 miles away)was a tornado near Hamilton ...
Hollande, cornered, wants to be "offensive" in 2013
PARIS, May 16 (Xinhua) -- As dark clouded his first year in office with sharp slump in popularity and grim economic mood, French President Francois Hollande delivered an "offensive" speech Thursday to persuade discontent voters and anxious partners he ...