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  • Hull damage forces Shell Arctic support ship back to dock
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 1:28 pm
    An icebreaker carrying a key piece of equipment for Arctic drilling planned by Royal Dutch Shell off the northern coast of Alaska was forced to return to dock after a hole more than three feet long was discovered in its hull, the company said Tuesday.
  • Florida county votes to fly Confederate flag once again
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 1:28 pm
    As lawmakers in South Carolina consider removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds, a north Florida county has decided to do the opposite.
  • Report: Plane in deadly Alaska crash had safety technology
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 1:04 pm
    A federal accident report says a sightseeing floatplane that crashed in a mountainous site in southeast Alaska, killing all nine on board, was equipped with technology to provide better information about the terrain.
  • The battle for control of the growing breast milk industry
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 1:00 pm
    It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost more than 150 times the price of a gallon of cow's milk and 15 times more than coffee.
  • Yosemite rock fall changes face of world-class climb
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:56 pm
    A massive sheet of rock has fallen from the vertical face of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, making one of the most popular routes attempted by climbers in North America even more challenging, park officials said Tuesday.
  • Rain makes annual Detroit-area Mud Day for kids even muddier
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:56 pm
    A steady downpour made this one of the muddiest Mud Days yet.
  • SpaceX close to figuring out rocket failure during launch
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:52 pm
    SpaceX still is trying to figure out what caused its rocket to break apart during liftoff nine days ago, but is getting close to an answer, the company's chief executive said Tuesday.
  • Rapper Rick Ross released from jail in metro Atlanta
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:48 pm
    Officials in Georgia say rapper Rick Ross has been released from a county jail after posting $2 million in bail on charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault and aggravated battery.
  • LA students to get education about sexting this fall
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:48 pm
    Sext ed will be part of the curriculum for Los Angeles students this fall.
  • Expert: Theater shooter still thinks killing increases worth
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:36 pm
    The Colorado theater shooter still believes killing people increases his self-worth, three years after he opened fire at a crowded midnight movie premiere, a nationally known schizophrenia expert testified Tuesday.
  • Man killed wife, 2 others, then himself, police say
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:33 pm
    Authorities in South Carolina say a man shot and killed his wife, her son and his girlfriend before he turned the gun on himself.
  • Religious beliefs, gay rights clash in court case over cake
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:25 pm
    A case that tests the boundaries of religious freedom and gay rights came to the Colorado Court of Appeals on Tuesday, with a suburban Denver baker urging judges not to force him to make cakes for same-sex couples because it would violate his beliefs.
  • Review: "Self/less," immortal and it feels so dumb
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:20 pm
    a lot of them. (There's an entire montage of young beauties falling on his bed). Because even with 86 years of wisdom, when you're suddenly given the body of Ryan Reynolds, priorities shift. So much for using that great mind!
  • Man who led ATM scheme that stole $5M sentenced to 10 years
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:09 pm
    A Romanian native who led a scheme that used card-reading devices to lift bank information from ATMs and steal more than $5 million has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
  • Second body found in river 3 days after boat capsized
    Associated Press | July 07, 2015 12:04 pm
    A woman's body has been pulled from the Ohio River, and authorities are waiting for the coroner to determine whether it is one of three who went missing when their boat capsized nine miles upstream.