MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board has agreed to investigate some limousine accidents, something it has rarely done, after a lawmaker and others questioned the safety of vehicles modified into stretch limos.
HONOLULU (AP) — Kionina Kaneso doesn't have much in the 18-foot shack on a Honolulu sidewalk she calls home, but she's grateful for her furniture and propane stove. When city crews allegedly threw out her belongings last year during a sweep on a homeless encampment, it hit her and her family hard.
BOSTON (AP) — A Cornell University graduate student who allowed honeybees to sting him in 25 places and a group of scientists who concluded it's possible for one man to father 888 children are among the winners of this year's Ig Nobels, which honor humorous scientific achievement.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A friend of the alleged Charleston church shooter was arrested Thursday, more than a month after authorities told him he was under federal investigation for lying to them and failing to report a crime, an official close to the probe said.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Obama administration has agreed to pay hundreds of Native American tribes nearly $1 billion to settle a decades-old claim that the government failed to adequately compensate tribes while they managed education, law enforcement and other federal services.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The commanders of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's platoon, company and battalion testified Thursday that his disappearance from his post in Afghanistan six years ago put a strain on their forces and put his fellow soldiers in danger.
MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — Two more bodies were found in the burned ruins of homes in California, bringing the death toll to five from two of the most destructive wildfires in the state in recent memory.