A federal judge in Florida ruled a trial couldn't be postponed just because one of the key witnesses — a federal agent — had travel plans to see the solar eclipse.
In a droll, three-page ruling issued...
Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 08:22 AM CDT
Blocked: NASA Moon, Sun Accounts Squabble on Eclipse Day
The moon didn't just block the sun in the sky.
NASA's official Twitter account for the moon blocked its official account for the sun on the social media site to show that the eclipse wasn't just meant for the...
Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 01:17 PM CDT
As Eclipse Approaches in Oregon, 1 Rest Stop Fills
Motorists in Salem, Oregon traveling to see the solar eclipse have apparently decided to hunker down at a rest stop, heeding warnings from law enforcement that stopping on the shoulder of highways is illegal.
Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 12:14 PM CDT
Woman Stuck in Swimming Pool Turns to Facebook for Help
A New Hampshire woman who became stuck in a swimming pool after the ladder broke turned to Facebook to ask for help getting out.
Sixty-one-year-old Leslie Kahn was swimming in her pool Aug. 11 when the...
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 04:30 PM CDT
Man Accused of Spraying Manure on Border Patrol Car
A Spanish environmental group has called on beachgoers to refrain from crowding around, touching or taking photos of stray sea animals following the death of a baby dolphin last week.
Images on Spanish media...
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 10:10 AM CDT
Call the Fashion Cops: 'Jorts-Wearing Bandit' Hits St. Louis
Anyone who recognizes a man accused of robbing stores in the St. Louis area while wearing jean shorts is being urged to call "the fashion police."
St. Louis County Police dubbed the suspect the "jorts-wearing...
Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 08:20 AM CDT
Escape Artist Llama Makes Bid for Freedom on NH Golf Course
A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot.