Gold coins found in Salvation Army holiday kettle in Florida

It’s the fourth year that someone has dropped gold 1947 Mexican 50-peso coins into the kettle.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Scientists discover a miniature version of our solar system

Using artificial intelligence, they find a star 2,545 light years away with eight planets.

FCC votes along party lines to end ‘net neutrality’

Republican-controlled FCC junks the principle that said all web traffic must be treated equally.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Pilot traces virtual Christmas tree in German test flight

It was “a standard internal Airbus test flight before the delivery of a new aircraft.”

  • Dec 14, 2017

Feds: Oklahoma man kept stepdaughter captive for 19 years

The girl was about 11 when Piette “took her to a van and married her.” They had 9 children together.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Rubio to vote against tax bill if child credit isn’t expanded

Sen. Bob Corker announced that he would vote against it due to concerns on the federal deficit.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Space capsule with 3 astronauts returns to Earth

They spent nearly 6 months aboard the International Space Station.

Senate Republicans scramble to shield Mueller’s Russia probe

Some are furious about new evidence that members of his team were biased against President Trump.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Wife of Kentucky lawmaker who shot himself to run for seat

A day earlier, Republican Dan Johnson had defiantly denied allegations of sexually abusing a teen.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Whistleblower guardian for spies escorted out of building

The chaos has drawn the attention of Sen. Chuck Grassley, who is committed to whistleblower rights.

  • Dec 14, 2017

UN chief: Iran may be defying UN on missiles, OK on nukes

President Trump has left open the possibility of pulling out of the nuclear deal.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Farenthold to retire from House amid harassment accusations

The House Ethics Committee will investigate the Texas Republican over reports of an $84K settlement.

  • Dec 14, 2017

California firefighters gain on blaze amid wind threat

Warnings of ideal conditions for fires were extended because of Santa Ana winds, lack of moisture.

  • Dec 14, 2017

PBS suspends Tavis Smiley amid sex misconduct allegations

Sources said he would use his status to coax subordinates into having sex with him.

  • Dec 14, 2017

Podcast: Modern veterans read letters from World War II

They were written by four brothers from Rockford, Illinois, and chronicle significant battles of the war.

  • Dec 14, 2017

GOP says it’s got a deal on taxes; cuts coming for next year

IRS says taxpayers could begin seeing less money withheld from their paychecks “as early as February.”

  • Dec 13, 2017

Elections chief: Recount unlikely to change Alabama vote

Republican Roy Moore has refused to concede Tuesday’s race to Democrat Doug Jones.

  • Dec 13, 2017

Hayek: Weinstein threated to kill her while filming ‘Frida’

Her refusals of massages, showers and sex enraged him, she wrote.

  • Dec 13, 2017

Deputy AG Rosenstein says he sees no cause to fire Mueller

Republicans question him about any anti-Trump bias at the FBI and Justice Department.

  • Dec 13, 2017

Is ‘man flu’ real? Science delivers comfort to male snufflers

Gender differences in disease incidence and vaccination response suggest hormones may play a role.

  • Dec 13, 2017