It takes a village to sell some Girl Scout cookies. A cruel hoax that left two Portland, Ore., scout troops on the hook for 6,000 boxes of unpaid treats has a happy ending.
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Crews on Saturday recovered the body of a second person who drowned in an icy South Dakota river while trying to save a 6-year-old boy, authorities said.
Minutes after Special Judge Thomas Lipps pronounced two teenage Steubenville, Ohio football players guilty of raping a 16-year-old West Virginia girl during a series of alcohol-fueled parties last summer, the boys embraced each other tightly, breaking into sobs as it became clear that the next phase of their lives would include incarceration and the possibility [...]
Chicago commuters got quite a shock last week when federal officials swarmed a train to investigate a possible nuclear threat – only to find that the radiation was coming from a passenger who had a stress test hours before.
Authorities outside Philadelphia have identified an armed man who barricaded himself inside the bathroom of a sporting goods store and killed himself.
As the Jets try and pawn off Tim Tebow on someone else either by trade or, far more likely, by release, one team has expressed an interest in the famed quarterback. The problem is, they aren’t in the NFL.
Senior Capitol Hill Republicans said on Sunday they see a chance for a broad deal with President Obama on deficit reduction and cost-cutting reform of vast government entitlement programs.
“Oz the Great and Powerful” skyrocketed over the rainbow to score box office supremacy yet again, with a knockout $42.2 million in weekend ticket sales.
Ed Sheeran’s career may be taking flight, but the British crooner wasn’t able to successfully defy gravity during a tour stop in Omaha. The red-headed “A Team” singer, who is on tour with Taylor Swift, suffered an embarassing face plant on stage March 14, while trying to hype up the crowd.
If Nick Diaz thinks he got a beating from Georges St-Pierre, wait until the IRS is done with him. After losing handily to St-Pierre at UFC 158, the 29-year-old Diaz admitted to never paying income taxes.
Clint Eastwood’s daughter, Alison, has tied the knot. The bride married sculptor, Stacy Poitras of Country Music TV’s “Chainsaw Gang” in Calabasas, Calif. Friday night.
An English inventor may have created the ultimate green vehicle that he says could break future motorists’ gas dependency while producing zero emissions. Peter Dearman has modified his run-down jalopy – a 25-year-old Vauxhall Nova – to run on nothing but air.
The state’s senior senator is calling for a “Bill of Rights” for cruise passengers to require shipping lines to offer refunds for canceled outings, provide beefed up medical staffing and install backup power.
The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton says she wants to have a baby boy, though she doesn’t know yet what the royal baby will be. On Sunday, while celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at a parade ceremony for the Irish Guards in southern England, Middleton also said her husband Prince William would prefer a girl.
Bryan Steinhauer finished more than an hour behind the leaders at a half marathon Sunday morning, but you’d never know it from his jubilant celebration at the finish.
Mark Teixeira returned to Yankees camp on Sunday after injuring his right wrist nearly two weeks ago while with Team USA before the start of the World Baseball Classic. Teixeira clarified that the injury is to his tendon sheath, and not the tendon, as previously reported.