More than 40 people were injured after two trains collided head-on outside a station in western Switzerland, numerous media are reporting.
A youth pastor, his wife, who was eight months pregnant and a third person were killed after a bus returning from a church summer camp crashed off an Indianapolis interstate.
Operation Cross Country—a three-day nationwide enforcement action focusing on underage victims of prostitution—has concluded with the recovery of 105 sexually exploited children and the arrests of 150 pimps and other individuals.
A township employee was fired this week after writing a series of profanity-laced Facebook posts containing homophobic slurs and critical comments about gay marriage, liberals and abortion, township officials said.
The report went on to explain that the supposed split is the result of a rift between Cumulus and Premiere Networks, the division of Clear Channel that distributes the two shows. The two groups apparently disagree over the cost of distribution rights.
Failure sometimes has an inertia that is difficult to stop. Detroit’s reality is anything but pretty:
Beginning Saturday, the FOX network will air a number of animated shows that contain sexually explicit and profanity-laced content never before shown on network television during its “Animation Domination High-Def” (ADHD) programming block.
While the most talked-about news out of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday was the defeat of the so-called Amash amendment that would have defunded the NSA’s massive data collection program, another amendment related to NSA spying was quietly passed overwhelmingly by lawmakers.
The numbers tell the story — in votes and dollars. On Wednesday, the House voted 217 to 205 not to rein in the NSA’s phone-spying dragnet. It turns out that those 217 “no” voters received twice as much campaign financing from the defense and intelligence industry as the 205 “yes” voters.
Scott Simon, host of NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday,” is sharing very personal and tragic moments with the world. Over the past few days, the journalist has been live-tweeting his mother’s final moments. As Patricia Lyons Simon Newman Gilband lay dying in an intensive care unit at a Chicago-area hospital, Simon is sharing both her experience — and his own — on Twitter.
In an e-mail to supporters, First Lady Michelle Obama says she grew up in a family that didn’t need help from the government, and that her husband is working to make Americans free from dependence on government once again.
President Obama said the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline would not be a major job creator and could increase gasoline prices, but added that the White House decision will rest on climate change.
Hunter Mahan has made the happy jump from tournament leader to proud father.
In 1972 “Hanoi” Jane Fonda applauded an NVA anti-aircraft gun crew during her trip to North Vietnam. These guns were used to shoot down American planes and contributed to the deaths of American Airmen.