Archive for February, 2011
After proposing a $1.5 billion cut in state aid to schools for the upcoming academic year, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is targeting the salaries of the state's school superintendents.
Texas poilce have issued an arrest warrant for the owner of a day care center where four children died and three were injured in a fire last week, authorities said Monday.
Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi denied the existence of protests that have threatened his hold on power, prompting the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. to call him "delusional."
The U.S. and other nations are working to hasten the removal of embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, considering options meant to break his grip on power.
Severe weather moved northeast on Monday reducing homes to rubble and leaving drivers stranded in flooded streets.
Two additional suspects have surfaced in the fatal shooting of an American man on a lake that straddles the United States and Mexico last September, Zapata County Sheriff Sigifredo Gonzalez told CNN.
Reports conflicted Monday over the fate of the Iranian opposition leaders Mir Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karrubi, with an opposition website reporting they were in custody of the government but a semi-official news agency denying it.
Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong is expected to be sentenced to life in prison Monday for her role in an Erie, Pennsylvania, bank robbery that led to the death of a pizza delivery man who had a pipe bomb fastened around his neck, a prosecutor said.
From the earliest days of aviation, pilots have relied upon paper maps to help find their way. Even in an era of GPS and advanced avionics, you still see pilots lugging around 20 pounds or more of charts.
President Barack Obama tried to seize the political middle in the continuing fight over health care reform Monday, telling a group of governors that he's willing to provide states more flexibility in their implementation of the overhaul signed into law last year.