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Man convicted of sending false anthrax threats gets 2 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:45am

A man who pleaded guilty to mailing false anthrax threats has been sentenced to serve two years in prison.

Couple adopts infants with special needs — 88 of them

Ben Burnstein, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:30am

Camille Geraldi runs a tight house in Ellijay, Georgia.

The Latest: Iranian FM calls US travel ban 'misplaced'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:10am

The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local):

Ultra-Orthodox lawmaker: Reform Jews don't believe in Temple

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 5:46am

A senior ultra-Orthodox Israeli lawmaker on Tuesday dismissed the protestations of liberal Jews over alternative access to Jerusalem's Western Wall as provocations, saying they don't even believe in the sanctity of the site.

10 more mass graves uncovered in restive central Congo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 5:44am

Authorities say 10 more mass graves have been uncovered in the restive region of central Congo where the Catholic church has estimated more than 3,300 people have died.

20-pound live lobster found in luggage at Boston airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 7:04pm

The Transportation Security Administration says a 20-pound (9-kilogram) live lobster has been spotted in a passenger's luggage at Boston's Logan International Airport.

Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:34pm

The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries to the U.S. Trump hailed the decision as a "victory for national security," but it's likely to set off a new round of court disputes over anti-terror efforts and religious discrimination.

The Latest: Trump travel ban takes effect Thursday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:30pm

The Latest on the Supreme Court's decision on the Trump administration's travel ban (all times local):

Town limits councilman's broadcast of taps over loudspeaker

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:53pm

A Pennsylvania town councilman who broadcasts taps at his home through loudspeakers every night must limit the activity.

Rabbi, several others arrested in public benefits fraud case

David Porter and Bruce Shipkowski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:17pm

A New Jersey rabbi and his wife and three other couples defrauded state and federal public assistance programs out of more than $1 million by underreporting their incomes, according to criminal complaints released Monday.

Case of gay couple's wedding cake heads to Supreme Court

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:17pm

A Colorado clash between gay rights and religion started as an angry Facebook posting about a wedding cake but now has big implications for anti-discrimination laws in 22 states.

Super Nintendo gets the miniature console treatment

Kaya Yurieff, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:13pm

Nintendo is once again packing nostalgia into a tiny package.

Community rallies around family of former firefighter who died in crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:11pm

Friends of a Clarkston man who served as a firefighter and EMT and was training to become a police officer are putting together a benefit concert Monday night to help the family he left behind after a crash on I-15 in February.

Not quite warp speed: Speeding man had alien doll passenger

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 3:00pm

Police say a motorcycle officer who stopped a driver for speeding on a suburban highway north of Atlanta had an 'extraterrestrial encounter' — sort of.

White House does not plan Ramadan event

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:36pm

Breaking with recent White House tradition, President Donald Trump has opted not to host an event marking Islam's holy month of Ramadan.

Lawsuit: School didn't prevent assaults on 3-year-old girl

Dave Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:10pm

A Muslim community is facing allegations it failed to prevent several sexual assaults of a 3-year-old girl by an older boy at a private school it runs on its property.

5 helpful ways to use your GPS during your summer adventures

Emily Long, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:01pm

GPS has many amazing applications ranging from general mapping and navigation on your smartphone to specific, purpose-built devices designed to locate valuables and monitor vehicle fleets. Here are five additional ways to use your GPS tracker.

The Latest: DeVos weighs in on Supreme Court church decision

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:00pm

The Latest on the Supreme Court ruling for a Missouri church (all times local):

Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

Sam Hananel and Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 1:30pm

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other nonreligious needs.

Vintage Disneyland concept map sells at auction for $708,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 1:30pm

A hand-drawn map that shows Walt Disney's original ideas for Disneyland has sold at auction for $708,000.