A Texas inmate who taunted a jury to sentence him to death is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening for torturing and drowning an East Texas woman in his bathtub and then stuffing her body into a barrel.
A San Francisco transit terminal which took nearly 10 years to build and cost more than $2 billion was shut down Tuesday after officials discovered a crack in a support beam. The Salesforce Transit Center had been operating for only a month.
U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost says she hopes she can inspire other women to sign up with the agency, which has just one female agent for every 20 men.
A week ago, firefighters in Conway went to a neighborhood and told surprised residents their houses would flood from Hurricane Florence even though they had never had water in them before.
A top newspaper in Minnesota on Tuesday joined the legal effort to unseal the divorce records of Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., who has been the focus of an investigation into allegations of physical abuse leveled by a former girlfriend.
Vietnam’s late President Tran Dai Quang was mourned as a great loss and praised for his contributions to his country at his funeral Wednesday.
President Donald Trump poured scorn on the “ideology of globalism” and heaped praise on his own administration’s achievements in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly that drew headshakes and even mocking laughter from his audience of fellow world lead…
(University of Utah) University of Utah engineers have studied the effects of controlling heating and air conditioning systems based on a home’s indoor air quality and have discovered that programming your air conditioner and furnace to turn on and off… Continue reading → Continue reading →
(American Physiological Society) A person’s sex can be a defining factor in how well–or how poorly–they respond to disease, therapy and recovery. Experts at the forefront of sex-specific research will convene next week at the sixth APS conference on … Continue reading → Continue reading →
(American Society of Agronomy) An important part of plant genetic resources is crop wild relatives. These are closely related to crop species but have not been domesticated by humans. This plant genetic materials and those who care for them are vital f… Continue reading → Continue reading →
(University of Iowa) A University of Iowa-led research team has identified a brain-wave marker associated with aggression in young children. The finding could lead to earlier identification of toddlers with aggressive tendencies before the behavior bec… Continue reading → Continue reading →
The classic car driven by Marilyn Monroe to her third wedding is to be auctioned – and is expected to fetch up to $500,000.
Patterning a surface with tiny stripes of ice prevents frost formation on the rest of the surface—a technique that could keep planes or roads frost-free. Christopher Intagliata reports. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading → Continue reading →
An 18-year-old Illinois man facing conspiracy and weapons allegations has pleaded guilty to the charges.
Rachel Mitchell, an experienced career sex crimes prosecutor, will handle the questioning of Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor accusing Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault decades ago, at a scheduled hearing on Thursday, Senate Republ…
A food service employee at a Detroit baseball park who was fired after a video appeared to show him spitting on a pizza was reportedly charged Tuesday and must undergo infectious disease testing.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said Tuesday that the House will subpoena memos drafted by former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe that may indicate Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording President…
Just days before Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee plan to hold a critical vote on whether to recommend Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, a key swing vote Republican senator, Lisa Murkowski, seemed to suggest her support…
A Florida correctional inmate who escaped a work site on Monday was captured after he was reportedly spotted ordering sweet tea nearby.