Guiding light for EMP, storm disasters

by Creek Stewart -- It's impossible to be perfectly prepared for an imperfect world. Sometimes you just have to go MacGyver and solve common problems by using the resources you have on more…

Python hunter finds plane-crash jewelry?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFGATE) — MIAMI (AP) — Like most people who signed up for Florida's official Burmese python hunt last winter, Mark Rubinstein slogged a couple times through the Everglades more…

'Oral sex, male rape, torture' on university exam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — The uninitiated might consider a Cambridge University law exam to be a rather dry, impenetrable affair, full of technical jargon and obscure legal references. However, the more…

'Batman' shooter allowed insanity plea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DENVER POST) CENTENNIAL — Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes will be allowed to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity, a judge decided Tuesday. more…

Africanized bees attack, kill Texas man

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WACOTRIB) — A hive of Africanized bees attacked and killed a Central Texas man about noon Saturday and injured a woman who was trying to help him. McLennan more…

Faceless dog heals, heads home

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) Veterinarians and caregivers at UC Davis bid farewell Monday to the faceless wonder dog who drew international attention after she leaped on a speeding motorcycle more…

Navy SEAL comes out as transgender

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER) To outsiders, Chris Beck appeared to be as macho as a man could get. Now, the longtime U.S. Navy SEAL and Purple Heart recipient, is announcing more…

Bombshell: 'Proof' IRS committed felony

by Jerome R. Corsi -- [jwplayer cfPUsMiw] WASHINGTON — A witness at a congressional hearing today on IRS targeting of conservative organizations claims he has proof the agency illegally leaked confidential information. “I more…