Police chief shot dead during traffic stop

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — The police chief of a small south Texas town was shot dead during a traffic stop on Saturday, a county sheriff said. Michael Pimentel died of more…

Many injured in 6.0 California quake

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NAPA, Calif. (AP) -- A large earthquake caused significant damage and left three critically injured in California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, igniting fires, sending at least 87 more…

Huckabee: 'Stop the fight' over Common Core

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike more…

Mosquito-borne virus on rise in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Greenville News) A new mosquito-borne illness is creeping across the country, and in the past month the number of cases in South Carolina has grown from one to more…

More schools mix beer, football at games

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite more…