By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is honoring the memory of former South African President and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela by signing a condolence book at the South African Embassy.
Biden traveled to the embassy on a cold, drizzly Monday morning.
DENVER (AP) - A man who cut off his forearm to free himself after becoming trapped by a dislodged boulder in a Utah canyon is in jail after being arrested in Denver over allegations of domestic violence.
Aron Ralston was booked Sunday on charges of assault and "wrongs to minors," which involves
UPDATE: Adams Elementary in the Central Valley School District is CLOSED today because of frozen pipes, heads up.
UPDATE: The Troy School District in Troy, ID is CLOSED today because of broken pipes. It's not clear when the school district will re-open. We'll post more details as we get
NBCNEWS.COM - A blast of winter weather wiped hundreds of flights off the boards Monday after causing dozens of wrecks, including one that tangled up about 50 cars, on snowy and icy roads in the Northeast.
Major cities along the East Coast faced a tough commute to start the workweek, and
SPOKANE, Wash. - This week The Spokane Humane Society will work on repairing some damage after pipes inside of the building burst this past weekend.
At least four pipes were damaged because of the chilly temperatures. The ceiling panels were destroyed and the insulation has to dry out.
TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) - Tukwila police say a gunfight with a robbery suspected ended with the man shot dead. KOMO-TV reports (http://is.gd/iVF39W ) police were responding to reports of a robbery at a Cash and Carry store around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Investigators say
NBCNEWS.COM - While Americans were busy "Liking" each other's pet photos, Facebook was working behind the scenes, counting and ranking how many times users mentioned the year's most prominent people, places and events.
Today, Facebook officially unveiled its 2013 Year in Review.
TAOS FE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico State Police officer who fired shots at a minivan full of children during a chaotic October traffic stop in Taos plans to appeal his firing.
Attorneys for Elias Montoya say the veteran officer intends to file an appeal for wrongful termination.
State Police Chief
By MATT VOLZAssociated Press
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Jury selection gets underway Monday in the murder trial of a newlywed bride accused of pushing her husband to his death in Glacier National Park just days after their wedding.
Jordan Graham has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder
KHQ.COM - On December 5, 2013 Michael D. Morehead, who was previously listed as a missing person from the City of Coeur d'Alene, has been found deceased by a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office's Volunteer Search & Rescue K9 search team.
He was found a short distance from
Facebook post from Spokane Fire Department: "Despite resuscitation attempts by Engine 6 assisted by AMR & SIA, the young patient did not survive. The military family was traveling with the teen to Atlanta for a family Christmas. Thoughts and prayers from all of us at the SFD for
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to attend a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Obama and his wife, Michelle, boarded Air Force One under cold, rainy skies Monday morning for the long