Virginia house delegate to resign over sex with teen, then run in special election2014-12-18 -
- A member of the Virginia House of Delegates heeded calls for him to resign for having sex with a teen worker at his law office but will run in a special election in January.
Driver who stopped car in Montreal highway to get ducks sentenced to 90 days
2014-12-18 - - A Candiac, Quebec driver who stopped her car on the side of a highway to get a stray duck family and caused a fatal motorcycle crash in 2010 was sentenced Thursday to 90 days imprisonment for criminal negligence.
Texas plumber's former pickup appears in Islamist video mounted with anti-aircraft gun
2014-12-18 - - The owner of a Texas plumbing company is getting phone threats after his old pickup truck traded three years ago appeared in a propaganda video of Islamic militants in Syria mounted with a heavy gun.
Study suggests most heart attack survivors do not receive sex counselling
2014-12-16 - - A new study suggests that less than one out of five young survivors of heart attack get any professional advice on whether they can resume sexual activity. It also claims that the information they get from their doctors is oftentimes wrong.
Sydney cafe siege over: hostages freed, gunman killed by police
2014-12-15 - - Police in Sydney stormed a cafe early Tuesday killing a gunman and freeing 15 people he was holding hostage since Monday morning.
American in detained North Korea denounces U.S.in 4000 word prepared statement
2014-12-14 - - An El Paso man, who illegally entered North Korea last month, denounced the U.S. political and economic system in a press conference in the communist state.
U.S. military transgender ban to be reviewed, lifted
2014-12-10 - - The ban on transgender troops in the U.S. military is likely to be reassessed and should be lifted, according to Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James.
Comets unlikely origin of water on Earth, Rosetta findings suggest
2014-12-10 - - European Space Agency scientists are saying that water on Earth did not originate from comets based on data collected by the spacecraft Rosetta from the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Mississippi teen burned alive, sister seeks killers
2014-12-10 - - The sister of a 19-year-old woman found burned to death on a rural Mississippi road Saturday night is seeking for justice and her killers.
Scientists warn people with cardiovascular disease of going out during rush hour traffic
2014-12-10 - - Scientists are warning people who have heart disease and who are obese or diabetic about going out during rush hour traffic on account of the harms of air pollution.
Private jet crashes into Maryland homes, 6 killed
2014-12-08 - - A twin-engine plane crashed into three houses in Gaithersburg Monday morning killing all three people aboard and three occupants inside one of the houses.
Downtown L.A. apartment, building fires shut down part of freeway
2014-12-08 - - Fires destroyed a large portion of an apartment under construction and heavily damaged another building under renovation in downtown Los Angeles early Monday.
Iran court charges, extends detention of American-Iranian journalist
2014-12-07 - - A Washington Post journalist arrested and detained in Iran since July 22 was charged in court and denied bail on Saturday.
Emirati woman arrested for knifing dead U.S. teacher, planting bomb at door of American doc
2014-12-04 - - The suspect in the killing of an American kindergarten teacher inside an Abu Dhabi shopping mall restroom and in the planting of a bomb outside an American doctor's apartment in the city has been arrested.
Qatar lifts travel ban on exonerated U.S. couple
2014-12-02 - - The Qatari government has lifted the travel ban on an American couple who were cleared by an appeals judge from accusations that they starved their adopted African daughter to death.
Power outage hits Detroit public buildings
2014-12-02 - - Power was cut in a hundred public buildings in downtown Detroit Tuesday morning after the city's public lighting grid went down due to a cable failure.
Missing OSU football player committed suicide, body found inside dumpster
2014-11-30 - - The body of a missing Ohio State University (OSU) football player was found Sunday inside a dumpster with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
NASA to test flight of capsule that will take astronauts to Mars
2014-11-30 - - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will test fly on Thursday a spacecraft designed to transport astronauts to Mars.
Boy missing for 4 years found hidden behind home's false wall in GA.
2014-11-30 - - Clayton County police rescued a 13-year-old boy missing for four years after they found him hidden behind a false wall in the home of his father on Saturday.
Pregnant Pittsburgh woman hit by van in parking lot dies, baby critical after C-section delivery
2014-11-28 - - A pregnant woman sitting on a sidewalk was struck by a wayward van and pinned to death on a wall while her baby survived after being delivered by emergency C-section in Pittsburgh on Wednesday afternoon.
Ohio State senior lineman Kosta Karageorge missing since Wednesday
2014-11-28 - - Ohio State senior lineman and former wrestler Kosta Karageorge has been reported missing since leaving his apartment for a walk around 2 a.m. Wednesday.
Two men allegedly plotted to bomb Gateway Arch, kill St. Louis prosecutor and Ferguson police chief
2014-11-27 - - Two men have been indicted for allegedly plotting to bomb the Gateway Arch and assassinate St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch and Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson.
Initial result of NIH Ebola vaccine test on 20 adults promising
2014-11-27 - - National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers had positive results from an initial test of an experimental Ebola vaccine on 20 volunteers at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda.
Woman with gun arrested outside White House
2014-11-21 - - An armed woman outside the White House was arrested by Secret Service agents on Thursday night, two days after a man was arrested for having a rifle in his car near the presidential residence.
Slain FSU gunman an alumni, lawyer paranoid of being spied on
2014-11-20 - - Police have identified the gunman who shot and wounded three people at a Florida State University library before being killed by campus police officers early Thursday as an alumni of FSU and a lawyer suffering from mental disorder.