Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal came to Colorado Springs Thursday afternoon, campaigning for Mitt Romney. About two hundred people came to Acacia Park in support. Governor Jindal told the crowd, "You've got to tell your neighbors, your family, your friends, your colleagues: we've gotta vote, we've gotta stand up for our... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - Two weeks ago, Roberto Medina's sister died while undergoing surgery to give him one of her kidneys. Now, the ailing New York City man is leaving the hospital feeling traumatized - again. Medina told reporters he was summoned to Montefiore Medical Center on Wednesday and told... more »
A statewide computer system failure is still keeping the El Paso County Public Health Department from issuing birth and death certificates. Spokesperson Susan Wheelan says the Vital Records Office hopes to be back online sometime Thursday morning.
The outage happened at around 10:00 a.m. Wednesday when many state agencies... more »
Experts say a weld or weak section may have caused catastrophic failure of the 54-year-old natural gas pipeline that exploded in flames three weeks ago in San Bruno.
The National Transportation Safety Board this week allowed photographers to take pictures of the segments of pipe in the devastated neighborhood... more »
Some residents in the central Wisconsin town of Portage have fled their homes after a levee started to fail.
Water from the rain-swollen Wisconsin River flooded the only road in and out of one neighborhood, threatening to leave people stranded in their houses.
It wasn't clear how many... more »
Flooding from the Maquoketa River after an eastern Iowa dam failed has damaged dozens of homes and businesses, causing millions of dollars in damage in Monticello, a city official said Sunday.
The Lake Delhi dam failed Saturday as rising floodwater from the Maquoketa River ate a 30-foot-wide hole in... more »
Forty years and $1 trillion later, the U.S. drug czar says the war on drugs hasn't been successful.
Gil Kerlikowske says that, if anything, the concern about drugs and drug problems has "magnified, intensified."
President Barack Obama this week announced a new policy to treat drug use as... more »
President Barack Obama gets a preliminary report today on the failed Christmas airliner attack and will likely meet with his national security team. Obama has demanded answers about why the U.S. intelligence community never pieced together information that could have prevented a Nigerian charged in the attack from getting on... more »
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the aviation security system failed when a young man on a watch list with a U.S. visa in his pocket and a powerful explosive hidden on his body was allowed to board a fight from Amsterdam to Detroit. A day after saying the system... more »
Disgraced ex-New York Times reporter Jayson Blair talking to college students about ethics?
What's next? The former head of Lehman Brothers on financial risk management?
Such was the blogosphere's snarky tone last week when Washington & Lee University in Virginia announced Blair would speak Friday at a journalism... more »