Tornadoes blew through Virginia yesterday. At least three have been confirmend at 200 people were injured.
Oh boy, He is retiring, again. This time, Pat Riley insists he won't come back.
The Hall of Fame coach stepped down from the Miami Heat sideline on Monday. Riley will remain team president. Erik Spoelstra, a 37-year-old who started in the Heat video room in 1995 now becomes the NBA's youngest coach. 37?
Can't Dems get along? In an AP-Yahoo poll — which has tracked the same 2,000 people since November — Barack Obama supporters with negative views of New York senator Clinton have grown from 35 percent in November to 44 percent this month, including one-quarter with very unfavorable feelings.Those Obama backers who don't like Hillary Rodham Clinton say they would vote for Republican candidate John McCain over her by a two-to-one margin, with many undecided.
As for Clinton supporters, those with unfavorable views of Obama have grown from 26 percent to 42 percent during this same period — including a doubling to 20 percent of those with very negative opinions. Clinton now leads John McCain by 9 points in a head-to-head presidential matchup, according to an Associated Press-Ipsos poll that bolsters her argument that she is more electable than Democratic rival Barack Obama. Obama and Republican McCain are running about even.
The number of U.S. homes heading toward foreclosure more than doubled so far this year when compared to a year earlier, as weakening property values and tighter lending left many homeowners powerless to prevent homes from being auctioned to the highest bidder . Among the hardest hit states were Nevada, Florida and, in particular, California, where Stockton led the nation with a foreclosure rate that was 6.6 times the national average, Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac Inc. said.
Jerry Springer has accepted an invitation to give the commencement address at Northwestern University School of Law, despite student-generated petitions and blogs claiming he is an unsuitable choice.
A group of law students chose Springer for the May 16 event and faculty approved the decision last week. Springer, a former Cincinnati mayor is a 1968 graduate of the law school.
Two parents who prayed as their 11-year-old daughter died of untreated diabetes were charged Monday with second-degree reckless homicide.
Indulging in chocolate during pregnancy could help ward off a serious complication known as preeclampsia, new research suggests.
In a survey of Americans purchasing gas, participants said paying for gasoline was a "serious problem" for them. Across all income levels, the cost of gas was the most frequently cited economic concern. The price of gas nationally averaged $3.60 a gallon on Monday, according to the Energy Department.
More than a quarter of households earning more than $75,000 a year described paying for gasoline as a serious problem. For those with incomes of less than $30,000, about 63 percent felt that way.