The archdiocese of Los Angeles, its former leader Cardinal Mahony, and an defrocked priest have agreed to pay $10 million to settle four child sex abuse cases.
Nathan Safferstein went from a supermarket manager to a counterintelligence agent for the Manhattan Project based on a customer's recommendation. He passed away on Tuesday.
Stephen Slevin was awarded $15.5 million — reduced on appeal from the original $22 million verdict — after spending two years in solitary confinement without a trial.
The nomination of John Brennan to head the CIA had languished in the Senate Intelligence Committee. Panel members were keen to know about the legal defense of the secret US drone program.
New Mexico plane crash proves fatal for family of four. An Angel Fire, New Mexico, airport official said the pilot lost control of the single-engine plane during takeoff due to high cross winds.
How a frightened, determined little girl made her way from political prisoner to CEO.
Another major snowstorm knocked out power from Texas to Missouri, and closed schools across the Midwest. The good news? It could alleviate drought conditions plaguing the region.
Earlier, blizzard warnings extended from the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles into south-central Kansas. The blizzard warnings have been dropped for the far western panhandles.
A White House report stresses the huge impact the sequester spending cuts would have on states. For some states, that might be true. But for others, the cuts might just be a blip.
'Ultima' strains to be a classic, but the film does have lovely sections.