Three war-trophy bells seized by U.S. troops over a century ago got a send-off back to the Philippines on Wednesday by U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, who called the controversial decision to repatriate them an important gesture of friendship between the two countries.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | PostedNov 14th - 4:06pm
A New York judge on Wednesday rejected a $2 billion deal aimed at settling lawsuits over unhealthy conditions for 400,000 residents of the nation's largest public housing system, saying more can be done in buildings that are "literally falling apart."
Ellen Knickmeyer and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press | PostedNov 14th - 3:52pm
Long-term exposure to a chemical compound currently used for making nonstick coatings appears to be dangerous, even in minute amounts, according to draft findings released Wednesday by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Newly unsealed court documents show a Utah dump truck driver with a history of driving drunk had a blood-alcohol level more than four times the legal limit at the time of last month's crash that killed six people in another vehicle.
Adrian Sainz and Jeff Amy, Associated Press | PostedNov 14th - 3:04pm
An Alabama tour bus bound for a Mississippi casino overturned Wednesday on an icy highway, leaving two people dead and 44 others aboard with injuries, authorities said, as a pre-winter storm blasted parts of the South and lower Midwest.