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VIDEO: Northern California bus crash kills 10
At least nine people died in Northern California on Thursday night, in an accident involving a bus, a car and FedEx truck. The bus was filled with high school students from Southern California who were on their way to visit a college campus.
Strong earthquake rattles Logan County
Ray Dorwart, owner of Guthrie’s Dorwart Custom Boots, 117 S. Second, said he was in his store working on a sewing machine when he felt the structure shake Monday morning.
Dorwart was on the phone with an out-of-state friend when he heard some tools rattle and felt the wood floor vibrate.
Number of Americans without health insurance reaches new low
The share of Americans without health insurance has dropped to the lowest level since before President Barack Obama took office, according to a new national survey that provides more evidence the health care law is extending coverage to millions of the previously uninsured.
Just 14.7 percent of adults lacked coverage in the second half of March, down from 18 percent in the last quarter of 2013, the survey from Gallup found.
Investigators seek cause of fire that killed 3 brothers
Two siblings, a 14-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy, survived the early-morning Friday inferno that may have been touched off by kerosene lanterns used in the home. They ran to a neighbor’s house to ask for help and were later treated for smoke inhalation.
A sixth child, age 4 ½, was spending the night at a friend’s house.
Injuries reported after shooting at Fort Hood in Texas
A military representative has confirmed that there was a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas, today.
The Bell County Sheriff’s Office told the Los Angeles Times that there were injuries on the scene. The number of casualties is not known.
A Twitter message from the base advised all personnel to shelter in place.
Family members gathered near the main gate of the sprawling military base as a stream of police cars approached. Service members throughout the base were not permitted to leave their offices and quarters, and those outdoors were immediately ushered inside.
Experts: Target’s credit-monitoring offer not enough to protect consumers
It was the data breach that shook the retail world. When Target Corp. announced in December that 110 million of its customers’ payment and personal records had been breached, the news was unsettling — both because Target is such an iconic brand and because the breach was so invasive.
“Target really demonstrated there are now three certainties in life: death, taxes and breaches,” said Adam Levin, chairman of Identity Theft 911, a company that provides identity theft recovery and other services.
Brogdon says he stands for liberty
The biggest threat to liberty and economic prosperity is coming from Washington, D.C., said former state Sen. Randy Brogdon, a candidate for U.S. Senate to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn.
“No more debt. No more spending. No more borrowing money,” Brogdon said Monday night to the American Legion in Guthrie.
The federal government is $17 trillion in debt. Government over reach is so powerful that it involves itself in the daily lives of Americans, he said.
No shows escaped death by Craigslist killer
The young woman who says she was driven by satanic spirts to commit a cross-country murder spree over the last six years says authorities are not taking her claims seriously and that she tried to lured other central Pennslyvania men into her death snare with online companionship ads but they didn't show up.
Census: U.S. has fewest births since 1998
The U.S. recorded the most deaths in its history and the fewest births since 1998, resulting in the lowest population gain from natural causes in 35 years, an analysis of 2013 Census Bureau estimates released Thursday shows.
Mudslide region deals with 'mind-numbing' disaster
As hundreds of workers spent a fifth day digging through debris and wreckage, the death toll increased to 16 and was expected to keep rising; worse, no survivors have been found since Saturday, the day the landslide hit.
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