Federal investigators say the plane carrying former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens had its emergency beacon separate from its mounting bracket when the aircraft crashed into a remote southwest Alaska mountainside earlier this month.
The National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report on the Aug. 9 crash also says that the... more »
The Boeing B-29 Superfortress will forever have a place in modern history--it was the B-29 that dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The four-engine, propeller-driven heavy bomber was flown primarily during World War II and the Korean War. The military retired the planes in the 1960s. The... more »
The Colorado Division of Real Estate director is on leave from her job. Erin Toll declined to comment on the nature of her absence.
Spokesmen for the division and Gov. Bill Ritter declined to comment because it is a personnel matter. Earlier this month, her office disclosed that American... more »
Gayle Haggard is now explaining why she stayed with her husband, nationally known Pastor Ted Haggard after his shocking admission that he had a sexual relationship with a male prostitute.
Haggard left the giant New Life Church in Colorado Springs in disgrace three years ago. Now Gayle Haggard has... more »
The governor of Massachusetts has named former Democratic Party chairman Paul G. Kirk Jr. to temporarily fill the late Sen. Edward Kennedy's seat. Gov. Deval Patrick's announcement Thursday means Kirk will serve in the post until voters pick a replacement in a Jan. 19 special election. Patrick says the issues... more »
Massachusetts will get a new, interim, U.S. Senator today to replace the late Edward M. Kennedy after legislators changed the law to all one to be appointed. Gov. Deval Patrick is to announce the appointment of Kennedy's successor at a news conference at the Statehouse. Former aide and longtime Kennedy... more »
The Massachusetts Senate takes up a bill today that would allow Gov. Deval Patrick to name an interim appointment to the Senate seat left vacant by the death of Edward Kennedy.
The state House approved the measure last night, but its fate in the Senate is uncertain. Voters will... more »
Ted Kennedy was haunted by the 1969 car crash that killed Mary Jo Kopechne, regretted drinking with his nephew in 1991 and was easily startled after his brothers' assassinations.
Those are some of the revelations in the late senator's memoir, "True Compass," which is being published this month.
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