Saturday, February 15, 2014

Dunn convicted of attempted murder; hung jury on murder in 'loud-music' trial

Dunn convicted of attempted murder; hung jury on murder in 'loud-music' trial

Dunn convicted of attempted murder; hung jury on murder in 'loud-music' trial

Posted: 15 Feb 2014 07:47 PM PST

A jury on Saturday night convicted a Florida man on four charges related to his shooting into an SUV full of teenagers during an argument over loud music, but could not decide on the most serious charge -- murder.

Man's body found in landing-gear wheel well of plane at Dulles airport

Posted: 15 Feb 2014 01:08 PM PST

A man's body was found Saturday afternoon inside the landing-gear wheel well of a plane that had landed at a suburban Washington airport, authorities said.

John Henson -- son of the iconic Jim Henson -- dies of heart attack at 48

Posted: 15 Feb 2014 08:33 PM PST

John Henson -- a son of the late, great children's entertainment visionary Jim Henson -- died after a "sudden, massive heart attack," his family's company said.

Baruch College fraternity 'ritual' death ruled a homicide, coroner says

Posted: 14 Feb 2014 04:37 PM PST

The death of a New York college student during a fraternity ritual in Pennsylvania has been ruled a homicide, the coroner's office said Friday.

'Putting the next generation of brains in danger'

Posted: 14 Feb 2014 04:22 PM PST

The number of chemicals known to be toxic to children's developing brains has doubled over the last seven years, researchers said.

The Hunley: Zeroing in on what caused Civil War submarine's sinking

Posted: 15 Feb 2014 03:25 PM PST

Born and built amid gray-cloaked secrecy during the American Civil War, the H.L. Hunley -- the first submarine to sink an enemy ship -- has held tight to its murky mysteries.

Mystery of Mars 'doughnut rock' solved

Posted: 15 Feb 2014 08:02 AM PST

The "jelly doughnut" rock that seemed to appear out of nowhere on Mars last month did not fall out of an extraterrestrial pastry box.

'Africa is the last frontier for metal': Botswana's metal heads still rocking

Posted: 13 Feb 2014 03:59 AM PST

Botswana may not be the first country you'd associate with head banging and shredding guitar solos, but in recent years its heavy metal scene has been making a name for itself.


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