President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned speech Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, defending America from a pessimistic Republican view and promoting his chosen successor, Hillary Clinton.
It’s amazing who’ll you’ll see you at a convention when you just turn around. That’s what Washington state delegates discovered at the Democratic National Convention, which is full of famous actors and entertainers including Susan Sarandon, Debra Messing and Lance Bass this week.
A Lexington, Ky., chef will be in court Aug. 1, accused of drunkenly attacking flight attendants while his American Airlines flight taxied to the gate in Charlotte. Michael Kerr is charged with interfering with a flight crew, a federal offense. His Facebook page says he got engaged the day he got out of the Mecklenburg County Jail.
Wheeler, an engineer from Arcadia, Calif., spent more than two decades building, fine-tuning and racing a motorcycle on which he reached speeds exceeding 300 mph, said Pat McDowell, a fellow racer and longtime friend. At one time, he held the land speed record for motorcycles, he said.
Traffic deaths from red-light-running crashes go up by nearly a third after cities turn off cameras designed to catch motorists in the act, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The institute is funded by auto insurers.
After CBS "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert told viewers that lawyers representing his old Comedy Central show said he couldn't be "Stephen Colbert" anymore, he thumbed his nose at them with a transparent dodge.
A 35-year-old father is dead and his 11-month-old daughter is recovering from a gunshot wound after two masked men stormed into their house in Gainesville and starting firing shots from the front doorway, Gainesville police said Thursday.
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This new spot from NHTSA examines the impact a simple text can have on you and those you love. Drivers are encouraged to join the conversation by using the hashtag #justdrive. "If you're texting, you're not driving."
US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Don't let a text wreck your life
Dance helps D'Iberville boy overcome ADHD
Watch baby polar bear Nora grow up fast
NASA animates the powerful winter storm headed for the Mid-Atlantic