A man who drove an SUV onto a Philadelphia airport runway, forcing a passenger jet on final approach to abort its landing, has been sentenced to 16 months in prison and told to pay $92,000 in restitution.
True to their motto, the Boys Scouts tried to be prepared. For months, they braced for the backlash sure to follow the court-ordered release of voluminous confidential files detailing decades of alleged sex abuse by Scout leaders.
A Wisconsin woman whose husband is suspected of killing her and two others at the spa where she worked said he threatened to throw acid in her face and jealously terrorized her "every waking moment," according to court documents.
George S. McGovern, a proud liberal who argued fervently against the Vietnam War as a senator from South Dakota and suffered one of the most crushing defeats in presidential election history against Richard Nixon in 1972, died before dawn Sunday. He was 90.
President Barack Obama says improvements in the housing industry are encouraging but there are still too many mortgage holders who owe more than their homes are worth. Republican Rep. Jeff Flake of Arizona says the administration is guilty of too much regulation of business.