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Hundreds of barrels of crude oil spilled into Montana's Yellowstone River after an ExxonMobil pipeline beneath the riverbed ruptured, sending a plume 25 miles downstream and forcing temporary evacuations.
07/03/2011 11:45 am
Concorde crash: A French court has found Continental Airlines and one of their mechanics to be guilty of manslaughter.
12/07/2010 12:35 am
Rep. Charles Rangel (D) of New York on Thursday may become the 23rd House member to be censured by his colleagues, in the history of the institution. For lawmakers who break the rules, censure is one of the punishment options specified in the US Constitution (the others are expulsion, reprimand, or a fine). A public verbal rebuke from the House speaker is usually the outcome of a censure vote – humiliating, yes, but much less draconian than expulsion. Mr. Rangel is in trouble for 11 ethics violations related to his personal finances and fundraising efforts for a New York college. A censure vote has not occurred in the House in 27 years. Here are the five congressmen censured most recently, for matters ranging from fraud to sexual misconduct to “unparliamentary language.”
12/02/2010 04:31 pm
'The Messenger' is an understated character study of two Army officers assigned to inform families that their loved one has been killed.
11/20/2009 12:00 am
On its 100th anniversary, a history of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
09/01/2009 01:00 am
Veterans are rushing to take advantage of the comprehensive education benefits, raising the question of whether the bill will hurt retention.
05/15/2009 01:00 am
Wall Street greed laid bare.
11/23/2008 12:00 am
Since 9/11, the market for tactical war gear has grown to $150 million annually.
03/06/2008 12:00 am