U.S. firearm maker told to remove rifle advert using David statue2014-03-09 -
- The Italian government has protested an American advertisement showing Michelangelo's statue David holding a rifle and demanded that the Illinois firearm manufacturer behind it withdraw the ad.
Skydiver, pilot survive midair collision
2014-03-09 - - An 87-year-old pilot practicing a landing and takeoff maneuver collided with a skydiver about to land at the South Lakeland Airport in Mulberry, Florida on Saturday but both suffered minor injuries.
Co-champs declared as prep hockey game ends in tie after 7 OT
2014-03-09 - - The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) defended its decision to declare Sylvania Northview and Cleveland St. Ignatius as co-state champions when the final game ended in a 1-1 tie after seven overtime periods at Nationwide Arena.
CA woman stung 1,000 times in honeybee attack
2014-03-09 - - A 71-year-old woman is recovering from 1,000 honeybee stings she suffered while visiting Palm Desert on Thursday.
Gov. Chris Christie touts GOP ideas, accomplishments at CPAC
2014-03-06 - - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie declared GOP ideas as better than Democrats' and touted his accomplishments in a blue state during a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland Thursday.
Asteroid to pass by Earth closer than moon orbit
2014-03-05 - - A 100-foot-diameter asteroid will closely pass by Earth at 4 p.m. ET Wednesday but the space agency NASA said it will be a safe flyby.
Scientists discover gene mutation that prevents type 2 diabetes
2014-03-04 - - An international team of researchers have discovered a gene mutation that prevents type 2 diabetes offering a lead to the development of a cure for the disease.
Bill Gates, at $76B, regains title as world's richest person
2014-03-03 - - Microsoft founder Bill Gates regained his title as the world's richest person when the Forbes magazine's billionaires list released on Monday estimated his current fortune at P76 billion.
Avalanche buries Montana home, 3 rescued
2014-03-02 - - A couple and an 8-year-old boy remained hospitalized on Saturday for treatment of injuries they suffered when an avalanche crashed into their home in Rattlesnake Valley, Missoula, Montana the day before.
Couple selling U.S. gold coin find for $10 million
2014-02-26 - - A Gold Country, California couple, who dug up 1,427 pieces of 19th century gold coins on their property last year, is selling their find for $10 million.
Billionaire sets petition to divide California into six states
2014-02-25 - - Billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper has begun collecting signatures for his petition to divide California into six states.
Man and Woman who committed sex act on plane face more charges
2014-02-24 - - More charged are lodged against a man and woman who allegedly committed sex act on an Air Canada plane.
U.S. military banned from using American flags made in China
2014-02-20 - - The U.S. military can no longer use American flags made in China, according to Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA 5).
One Californian wins $425 million Powerball jackpot
2014-02-20 - - The winning ticket for the $425 million Powerball jackpot drawn on Wednesday was sold at a Bay Area gas station, California lottery officials said.
Mississippi church floor collapse injures 35
2014-02-20 - - The second floor of a rural Mississippi church's activity center collapsed Wednesday evening injuring 35 young worshippers.
Sooners football players punished for pasta overload
2014-02-20 - - The University of Oklahoma athletic department self-reported three football players for NCAA violations in getting more food at a graduation banquet than they should have. "The players were provided pasta in excess of the permissible amount allowed," according to the report filed by the school.
Honor guards under probe for photos mocking military funeral
2014-02-19 - - Fourteen honor guards are under investigation for appearing in a photo with a flag-draped casket in disrespectful poses, according to the Pentagon.
Severe turbulence injures 5 aboard United Airlines flight
2014-02-19 - - Two flight attendants and three passengers were injured after a United Airlines flight encountered severe turbulence while descending into Billings, Montana on Monday.
Asteroid to pass close to Earth
2014-02-17 - - An asteroid the size of three football fields will pass two million miles away from Earth on Tuesday posing no threat to the planet.
New Smartphone Gizmo Stinks; in an Amazing Way!
2014-02-17 - - Scentee Inc. (http://www.scentee.com) of Minato-ku, Tokyo JAPAN is now selling The Scentee; a bulbous smartphone attachment that adds odor to your phone. The device, controlled by an app, works on both Android and iPhone and connects through the 3.5mm headphone jack.
Memphis Chef Seeks to Unseat TN Senator for Filing Anti-Gay Bill
2014-02-17 - - An international chef from Memphis plans to launch a political fundraiser to unseat a Tennessee state senator for sponsoring a bill allowing wedding service providers to refuse gay customers.
Groupon gaffe: company mistakenly pays tribute to 'President' Hamilton
2014-02-17 - NEW YORK CITY, NY - Alexander Hamilton was a great and accomplished man in many respects, but he was never president. Tell that to Groupon, as the company that offers discounts on goods and services mistakenly referred to the first Secretary of Treasury as an ex-president in a President's Day ad campaign.
Mom expecting triplets gives birth to quadruplets instead
2014-02-16 - - A Mississippi woman pregnant with triplets gave birth to four baby girls last week to the surprise of herself and doctors who delivered the rare quadruplets by caesarian section.
Snake-handling KY preacher dies from snakebite
2014-02-16 - - The snake-handling pastor who was featured last year in the National Geographic Channel's show called Snake Salvation has died from a snakebite.
PA. teen Satanist admits to killing man, 22 others
2014-02-16 - - A self-confessed teen Satanist accused of murdering a man in November admitted to killing the victim and 22 other "bad people" to a Pennsylvania newspaper reporter who interviewed her by phone at the Northumberland County Jail on Friday.