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Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes

April 25, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

A Blue Bell Ice Cream truck stops at Walgreens in Dallas on Thursday morning, April 23, 2015. Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries recalled all its products this week after listeria was found in a variety of the company’s frozen treats. New technologies account for one way that the government is tracking a life-threatening outbreak of listeria [&hellip...

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Obama defends US intelligence after hostage deaths

April 25, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama holds up a jar full of paper clips while speaking at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s (ODNI) 10th anniversary at ODNI headquarters in McLean, Va., Friday, April 24, 2015. Obama was making a joke about Director...

Attorney general bids farewell after 6-year tenure

April 25, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Attorney General Eric Holder bids goodbye to Justice Department employees as he leaves the Justice Department in Washington, Friday, April 24, 2015, for the last time as attorney general. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General...

Rough ride? Lawyer says fatally injured arrestee lacked belt

April 24, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

A protestor holds a sign outside of Baltimore’s City Hall before a march for Freddie Gray, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick...

Arizona sheriff acknowledges investigation into judge’s wife

April 24, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 9, 2013 file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks with the media in Phoenix. Arpaio begins a four-day hearing Tuesday, April 21, that could bring him fines, damage his credibility and make him politically vulnerable for...

Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Boston bomber’s trial

April 24, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Marc Fucarile, right, is depicted on the witness stand during the penalty phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, seated third from left with his lawyers, Thursday, April 23,...

Tension in court as 4 Minnesota men held on terror charges

April 24, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

An ATF agent walks his his bomb-sniffing dog through shrubs outside the Warren E. Burger Federal Building where a detention hearing was being held Thursday, April 23, 2015, in federal court in St. Paul, Minn. for four of the six Minnesotans who are accused of...

Obama’s trade agenda draws GOP support in House

April 24, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 23, 2015. Pelosi discussed a variety of topics including condolences to the family of an American hostage inadvertently killed by CIA drone...

Advocate: Sheriff video release is ‘character assassination’

April 23, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Robert Bates, left, leaves his arraignment with his daughter, Leslie McCreary, right, in Tulsa, Okla., Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Bates, a 73-year-old Tulsa County reserve deputy who fatally shot a suspect who was pinned down by officers, pleaded not guilty to...

Oklahoma City Thunder fire coach Scott Brooks after 7 years

April 23, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 9, 2015, file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks, left, and assistant coaches Rex Kalamian, center, and Robert Pack, right, watch from the bench in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz...