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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Crashes: 1 Dead, 1 Injured

  Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane exploded and crashed during a powered test flight on Friday, resulting in one fatality and one injury, authorities said. The explosion occurred after the plane was released from its WhiteKnightTwo carrier airplane and fired up its rocket...
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Russian deliver space station cargo after US flop

ATLANTIC, Va. — The company behind the dramatic launch explosion of a space station supply mission promises to find the cause of the failure and is warning residents to avoid any potentially hazardous wreckage. Orbital Sciences Corp.'s unmanned Antares rocket blew up just moments after liftoff...
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Georgia Banker Who Faked Death Gets 30 Years in Prison

A former Georgia bank director who faked his own suicide two years ago to cover up the embezzlement of millions of dollars was sentenced on Tuesday to 30 years in jail. Aubrey Lee Price, 48 — who had been legally declared dead before being found alive last year — was given 360-month term by a...
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Feds: No charges in Michigan police shooting of homeless man

By Ray Sanchez, CNNupdated 8:52 PM EST, Tue February 25, 2014 Man killed by cops, shot multiple times STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: Mother of Milton Hall releases statementHall, 49, died in a hail of police bullets on July 1, 2012Michigan police officers shot, killed knife-wielding man Officers...
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Insurance companies start writing ‘Ebola exclusions’ into policies

As Ebola spreads further from its current epicenter in West Africa, American and British insurance companies have started to adjust their standard policies for hospitals and other vulnerable businesses to exclude the virus. According to insurance industry insiders, companies needing to insure...
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Police: Man beheads mother, jumps in front of train

Posted: Oct 29, 2014 9:35 AM EDTUpdated: Oct 29, 2014 10:13 AM EDT   Witnesses say a man beheaded his mother then jumped in front of a train in New York. (Source: WPIX/CNN) FARMINGDALE, NY (WPIX/CNN) - Police are investigating a crime so gruesome people...
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Law Lets I.R.S. Seize Accounts on Suspicion, No Crime Required

ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa — For almost 40 years, Carole Hinders has dished out Mexican specialties at her modest cash-only restaurant. For just as long, she deposited the earnings at a small bank branch a block away — until last year, when two tax agents knocked on her door and informed her that they had...
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