UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. nuclear chief warned Friday that the threat of nuclear terrorism has not diminished, saying a key risk is that terrorists could detonate a so-called "dirty bomb" to contaminate a major city.
Yukio Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, told
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The head of a Tennessee college has apologized for trying to suppress a student newspaper story about a professor arrested on child sex charges.
Bryan College President Stephen Livesay drew national attention to the Christian school this week by ordering the Bryan College
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A Ku Klux Klan leader from North Carolina has been convicted on weapons and explosive charges related to a plot to blow up his county sheriff.
A jury convicted Charles Robert Barefoot Jr. of Benson on all six felony counts Tuesday. He
YAHOO.COM - One man's airborne proposal took his girlfriend's breath away when he pretended that their small plane was in trouble and asked her to read an emergency checklist that contained instructions for a "ring engagement procedure."
The groom-to-be was filming the entire episode on
YAHOO.COM - No, you're not looking at a cyborg — just someone with unusual taste in body decoration, brought to life courtesy of Venezuelan tattoo artist Yomico Moreno.
Born in Puerto Cabello, Moreno has been honing his craft for almost a decade, and it shows. Moreno's
By JAY LINDSAYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A former Alabama professor convicted of fatally shooting three colleagues won't face a Massachusetts murder trial in the 1986 death of her brother after prosecutors withdrew their indictment.
The announcement Friday by the Norfolk district
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House voted Friday to significantly expand protections for federal employees who expose fraud, waste and abuse and make it easier to punish supervisors who try to retaliate against the whistleblowers.
The Whistleblower Protection
By PETER JAMES SPIELMANNAssociated Press
NEW YORK - When U.N. staffers on peacekeeping missions were accused of misconduct or corruption over the last couple of years, more than two-thirds of them were exonerated by the U.N.'s internal tribunal system, according to research provided to AP
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Democrats lingering behind in Washington as fellow lawmakers campaign for re-election are demanding that Congress return immediately to confront a potential financial crisis.
Democratic Congressmen. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and Henry Waxman of
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state's minimum wage is increasing 15 cents to $9.19 per hour. The Department of Labor & Industries said Friday the new rules will go into effect in January. Washington is already the state with the highest minimum wage in the country.