For the first time ever, the United States is deploying a solid-state laser weapon. The Laser Weapon System (LaWS) successfully destroyed a drone in flight during a test run and will head to the Persian Gulf aboard the USS Ponce as part of what the military is calling an "at-sea demonstration."
John N. Marvin, Jr. sentenced to two consecutive terms of 99-years in prison
For the first time in four decades of polling, a majority of Americans support legalizing the use of marijuana.
A University of Colorado Denver psychiatrist warned campus police that James Holmes, who is accused of opening fire in a crowded movie theater in Aurora, Colo., was a threat to the public.
Hundreds of demonstrators demanded that City Hall walk back its plan to close 53 elementary schools and one high school in response to a $1 billion budget deficit.
Troy Wilson faces charges of attempted murder, felony weapons misconduct, assault, criminal mischief, and misdemeanor weapons misconduct.
John Marvin, Jr.'s attorney questioned whether Sgt. Anthony Wallace was actually performing his official duties
Nearly $152,000 has been donated online to help Billy Ray Harris, a homeless man in Kansas City who returned an engagement ring to the woman who accidentally left it in a cup he uses to collect change.
Nielsen, the company that provides television ratings, is catching up with the times: It said that in the fall, it would begin including online streaming in its ratings.
As Obama's chief counterterrorism adviser, John Brennan has been associated with some controversial policies, including the use of armed drones. It's unlikely his appointment as CIA director is in trouble, but he's likely to face questions on drones as well as the agency's interrogation policies.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us