The state of Massachusetts is putting financial roadblocks in the way for entrepreneurs thinking about starting marijuana dispensaries.
The European Union, the United States and Canada on Friday agreed to join forces on Atlantic Ocean research. The agreement focuses on aligning the ocean observation efforts of the three partners. The goals are to better understand the Atlantic Ocean and to promote the sustainable management of its resources....
A Florida woman is facing criminal charges this week after vandalizing a car and then leaving a post-it note attached to explain her actions. The Pasco Sheriff's department claim that 23-year-old Natasha Myers committed the crime in the parking lot of a Publix store and then went in to the store, borrowing the post-it note from a clerk, reports the Tampa Bay Times.
A British Columbia woman has been arrested after backing her pickup truck over a mother and her two children, who were sleeping in a tent at a campsite. CTV reports that the kids, aged 18 months and three years, suffered minor injuries, while their mother, Shyane Cooper, was more seriously injured.
Three workers at ArcelorMittal Steel Plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania were burned in a work-related accident on Thursday night, according to NBC Philadelphia.
A collision between two tractor-trailers left a section of U.S. 74 littered with hundreds of rolls of toilet paper. According to the Charlotte Observer, the North Carolina Highway Patrol closed the westbound lanes while crews cleaned up the mess.
After reporting a sharp drop in new orders for manufactured durable goods in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing that durable goods orders rebounded by more than anticipated in the month of April. The report said durable goods orders surged up by 3.3 percent in April after tumbling by a revised 5.9 percent in March.
Angel Diaz, a Poinciana, Florida man, was arrested after detectives saw him rob a Target store in Kissimmee. Diaz fled to a nearby TGI Fridays after the robbery, telling workers there that he was in "big trouble," reports the Orlando Sentinel.
The Syrian government of embattled President Bashar al-Assad has agreed in principle to attend an international peace conference jointly proposed by Russia and the United States, media reports said on Friday.
The big powers-mooted summit is expected to take place in the Swiss city of Geneva, but...
29 bars and restaurants across New Jersey were raided by authorities earlier this week in Operation Swill, an investigation that exposed businesses for selling cheap or compromised alcohol at top-shelf prices, reports NJ.com.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) captured a 620 pound bear in Lake County earlier this week. The black bear, the second largest ever recorded in the state, was sedated, given a medical exam and relocated, reports the Sun Times.
A British Airways flight, believed to have caught fire in the air, was forced to make an emergency landing at its place of departure, Heathrow Airport in London. Amateur footage of the impromptu landing is now circulating the web
The Boy Scouts of America voted to allow gay Scout members into its troops. According to My FOX Dallas-Fort Worth, the vote of approval passed 61% to 39%. Openly gay troop leaders remain banned.
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded north of Sacramento on Thursday in Plumas County, according to the United States Geological Service. The Mercury News reports that residents had their homes rattled but no injuries or serious damage was incurred.
The Interstate 5 bridge, which crosses the Skagit River in Washington state, collapsed on Thursday, dropping three motorists into the water. Komo News reports that no one was killed but the extent of injuries is not known.