In a criminal investigation of the labyrinth that became known as the Iran-Contra affair, chief prosecutor Lawrence E. Walsh stood out to his team of lawyers as a fiercely independent old-school Republican.
The review found the Dreamliner is safe, meets design standards and is about as reliable as other Boeing jetliners were after being introduced. The FAA issued seven recommendations, four for Boeing and three for itself, to improve the way new aircraft design and manufacturing is overseen.
In Michigan's way-up-north Keweenaw Peninsula, where 200 inches of snow in a single season elicits barely a shrug, officials know there's nothing in the budget more important than keeping the roads passable.
A former U.S. Naval Academy football player was acquitted Thursday of sexually assaulting a classmate at a party, bringing to conclusion a case that began almost two years ago and drew wide attention at a time when the military is under scrutiny for how it handles sexual assault cases.