Southern California reels from magnitude 7.1 quake

Southern California reels from magnitude 7.1 quake

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A quake with a magnitude of 7.1 jolted much of California, cracking buildings, setting fires, breaking roads and causing several injuries while seismologists warned that large aftershocks were expected to continue…

Be Like Ike

Be Like Ike

President Dwight Eisenhower talks with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip following their arrival in Washington on October 17, 1957 (Reuters / National Museum of the U.S. Navy / U.S. Department of Defense) There has…

Thirty Years on, Seinfeld Still Can’t Be Beat

Thirty Years on, Seinfeld Still Can’t Be Beat

From left: Seinfeld cast members Michael Richards, Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Jason Alexander pose after the show won the Emmy Award for best comedy series in 1993. (Lee Celano/Reuters) Legions of imitators have tried…

D-Day hero, 98, battles local council over the care of his wife

D-Day hero, 98, battles local council over the…

A month ago Patrick Moore, 98, was among ‘the magnificent seven’ group of veterans who helped unveil a memorial to comrades who died in the D-Day campaign A month ago Patrick Moore, 98, was among ‘the…

Remains of slain college student recovered

Remains of slain college student recovered

The body of a slain University of Utah student has been recovered, Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown announced Friday. The remains of Mackenzie Lueck were found in Logan Canyon on Wednesday and have…

Minor injuries as mechanical failure is blamed for University of Nevada explosion

Minor injuries as mechanical failure is blamed for…

Authorities are blaming a 'mechanical failure' for the explosion Friday afternoon that rocked a dormitory on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, causing minor injuries. University police told Reno ABC affiliate KOLO that…

Amtrak Has Lost Money for Decades. A Former Airline CEO Thinks He Can Fix It.

Amtrak Has Lost Money for Decades. A Former…

The signs are aimed at the thousands of train passengers who rumble each day through North Philadelphia—two banners 14 feet high by 26 feet wide, mounted outside an old package-sorting facility built in the heyday…

Bolton Isn’t Quitting

Bolton Isn’t Quitting

National Security Advisor John Bolton attends meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Oct. 23, 2018. (Office of the Russian President/public domain) Tom Wright makes some good observations about Trump’s foreign policy here, but I think…

US calls emergency meeting of UN nuclear watchdog group to discuss Iran | TheHill

US calls emergency meeting of UN nuclear watchdog…

The United States called an emergency meeting of a United Nations nuclear watchdog group to discuss Iran. U.S. Ambassador to International Organizations in Vienna Jackie Wolcott requested a special meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency's…

Boeing 737 Max crash: Did pilots have enough flight training to fly commercial jets?

Boeing 737 Max crash: Did pilots have enough…

Former airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who safely landed a crippled jetliner on the Hudson River ten years ago, told a House aviation panel that the two recent air disasters of the Boeing 737 Max…