BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — An eyewitness to the Vermont car crash that injured Louis Freeh says the former FBI director looked to be asleep when his vehicle crossed the centerline, forcing two cars and a motorcyclist to swerve out of the way.
Mississippi State knocks off the Washington Huskies, who went on to win the Rose Bowl in 1977. In 1977, Mississippi State was coming off a 9-2 season where their only losses came at Tuscaloosa and at Gainesville. There was a lot of hype in Starkville, and after a 17-15 win in the opener against North Texas State, Bob Tyler and the 16th-ranked Bulldogs headed to Seattle to play the Washington ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Coleman Co Inc is recalling about 20,500 Sevylor brand inflatable flotation tubes because of the risk of skin irritation, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Wednesday. The Sevylor brand River Racer tubes were sold at Walmart stores and online from January to July for about $25, the commission said in a statement. The Wichita, Kansas, company has received 24 reports of skin irritation after contact with the rubber tube, it said. The tubes were made in China. (Reporting by Ian Simpson; Editing by Susan Heavey)
EVERETT, Pa. (AP) — A 14-year-old western Pennsylvania boy has been charged with desecrating a statue of Jesus by standing in front of it and mimicking a sex act, and then posting pictures of it on the Internet.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, the organizations said that Trade Promotion Authority, or TPA, was outdated and undercuts congressional and public oversight. The groups, led by the Sierra Club, AFL-CIO, the Communications Workers of America, the Citizens Trade Campaign, and Public Citizen, said TPA should be replaced with a new system that gives both Congress and the public a louder voice in trade negotiations.
(Reuters) - A two-to-one majority of California voters support the state's $7.5 billion water bond that is slated for November's ballot, according to a new poll. The bond measure, which has been contentiously debated by the legislature and Governor Jerry Brown for the past few years, would improve the water quality, supply and infrastructure in drought-stricken California, if passed by voters. The poll, conducted by the independent and non-partisan Field Research Corp, found that citizen awareness of the water bond was low. Those who were aware of the water bond showed greater support.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — In some ways, Rebecca Wright doesn't understand all the fuss over her 96-year-old mother's recent marriage. After all, she says, "Anybody who wants to get married must have a little dementia."