Suspect in D.C. home arson-massacre identified via DNA on pizza2015-05-21 -
- D.C. police has launched a manhunt for a 34-year-old Maryland man believed to be behind the killing of four people in a Northwest Washington home last week.
Rocket sends secret Air Force plane, small satellites to orbit
2015-05-20 - - An Atlas V rocket launched from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Wednesday morning and successfully placed into orbit a Space Shuttle-like plane and 10 small satellites.
Google apologizes after N-word search on Google Maps directed to White House
2015-05-20 - - President Barack Obama became the target of racial slur on Google Maps on Tuesday after the map website directed users to the White House when they typed "n-word house" and "n-word king."
Cargo ship fired at by Iranian gunboats in Persian Gulf escapes to UAE waters
2015-05-14 - - The Iranian Navy tried to seize another merchant ship in international waters on Thursday but the vessel's captain refused and sailed to the waters of the United Arab Emirates when Iranian patrol boats fired warning shots.
SC high school reverses flag-hoisting ban after protest
2015-05-14 - - Officials of a South Carolina high school reversed its ban on a student's flying of the U.S. flag on his pick-up truck after other students, parents and veterans protested outside the campus on Thursday.
Police shoot man who swung hammer on officer
2015-05-13 - - A police officer shot a man who attacked his cop partner with a hammer near the New York Penn Station on Wednesday.
Four more bodies of serial killer victims found in Connecticut
2015-05-13 - - New Britain police have found four more bodies of suspected victims of a serial killer behind a shopping center, where three remains were also found in 2007.
Journalist claims Pakistan held bin Laden prisoner, helped U.S. kill him
2015-05-11 - - American investigative journalist Seymour Hersh has claimed in an article that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was a prisoner in Abbottabad, Pakistan and Pakistani officials helped the U.S. in killing him on May 2, 2011.
'Deflategate' costs Patriots quarterback Tom Brady 4 games; team fined, loses picks
2015-05-11 - NEW YORK CITY, NY - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been suspended four games by the NFL for his part in 'deflategate', where team personnel was found to have purposely deflated footballs for a supposed competitive advantage prior to the AFC title game in mid-January.
Nebraska woman asks court to rule if homosexuality is sin or not
2015-05-06 - - A woman from Auburn, Nebraska has filed a petition asking the U.S. District Court of Omaha to rule if homosexuality is a sin or not.
Cardinals reliever Mitch Harris first Navy graduate to earn Major League win
2015-05-06 - - St. Louis Cardinals reliever Mitch Harris became the first United States Naval Academy graduate to earn a Major League win after pitching a scoreless sixth in their 7-4 win over the Chicaco Cubs Tuesday. Tuesday marked Harris' sixth appearance out of the Cardinals' bullpen.
Mom, kids held hostage by boyfriend rescued after she orders pizza, help online
2015-05-06 - - A mother and her three children taken hostage by her boyfriend in their Florida home were rescued Tuesday after she ordered pizza online via cellphone with a comment pleading for help.
Ohio inmate who escaped in 1959 found, arrested in Florida
2015-05-05 - - An Ohio fugitive was found and arrested on Monday in Florida after 55 years on the run. Frank Freshwaters, who escaped from the Sandusky Honor Farm in September 1959, was found by U.S. Marshals living alone in a rented trailer with few neighbors and under a different name in Melbourne.
Son stabs dead parents in Virgin Islands vacation home
2015-05-05 - - The son of an elderly Massachusetts couple found stabbed to death in the Virgin Islands has been charged for the killing.
Premature baby delivered from brain-dead mom in Nebraska
2015-05-03 - - A baby boy was delivered by Omaha doctors from a brain-dead woman they kept alive for 54 days because he was premature.
Rescuers find 101-year-old man alive under collapsed home in Nepal
2015-05-03 - - Police found alive a 101-year-old man under the rubble of his collapsed home in Nepal on Saturday, one week after the devastating earthquake hit the mountainous country and killed more than 7,200 people.
NASA spacecraft ends Mercury probe with crash to planet
2015-04-30 - - The NASA spacecraft probing Mercury crashed into the planet's surface on Thursday after running out of fuel ending its successful four-year mission of exploring the planet closest to the Sun.
Two teenagers get four years in the killing of 2004 Miss Venezuela Monica Spear
2015-04-30 - - Two teenage boys were sentenced to four years in prison regarding the killing of 2004 Miss Venezuela Monica Spear and her ex-husband Henry Thomas Berry.
Clinton Foundation admits 'mistakes' in IRS filings, to refile tax returns
2015-04-26 - - The non-profit Clinton Foundation filed wrong tax returns for several years but CEO Maura Pally said it will be corrected by re-filing revised tax forms.
Sisters stranded in Michigan woods for 2 weeks found, rescued
2015-04-26 - - Two sisters who were stranded in a Michigan woods for 13 days after their car got stuck in snow have been found unharmed and rescued on Friday.
LA doctors find embryo inside skull of a 26-year-old woman
2015-04-23 - - A complete embryo was found inside the brain of a 26-year-old woman causing her to have difficulties conversing and reading and Los Angeles doctors were able to successfully remove it.
Arkansas truck driver pleads guilty to trading lunch meat for crack
2015-04-23 - - An Arkansas tractor-trailer driver pleaded guilty on charges filed against him for trading $50,000 worth of lunch meat in exchange for crack cocaine resulting to him being sentenced on Monday.
Burglars bore hole in London safe deposit center, steal $300 million in jewelry
2015-04-22 - - Thieves broke into a London vault by boring a big hole through a concrete wall and stole an estimated $300 million in jewelry from safe deposit boxes, investigators revealed on Wednesday.
Activist swims dirtiest U.S. canal in Earth Day stunt, Obama visits Everglades
2015-04-22 - - A clean water activist swam America's dirtiest canal in Brooklyn on Wednesday to mark Earth Day and raise awareness to its cleanup while President Barack Obama delivered a climate change speech in the Florida Everglades.
U.S. Capitol 'flying intruder' to be detained at home after slapped with charges
2015-04-16 - - The mailman who flew and landed a gyro-copter in the U.S. Capitol grounds on Wednesday will be detained at his home in Florida after he was charged in a federal court on Thursday.