Corpus Christi Chemical Leak Reported Earlier Than Thought

Corpus Christi Chemical Leak Reported Earlier Than Thought DALLAS (AP) — A chemical leak from an asphalt plant that led Corpus Christi officials to warn residents last week not to drink tap water was apparently reported a week earlier, according to an email from a state environmental official. The internal email was sent Wednesday by […]

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Miami Beach Tries to Tame its Most Raucous Street (but the Fishbowl Drinks Can Stay)

Miami Beach Tries to Tame its Most Raucous Street (but the Fishbowl Drinks Can Stay) MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — From rooftop bars and rope lines to gridlocked streets and sidewalks, Ocean Drive, the once-idyllic neon heartbeat of South Beach, can trample the senses on most weekends. Tourists sip Technicolor cocktails from fishbowl-size glasses. High-decibel music […]

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Washington University Suspends Men’s Soccer Team for ‘Sexually Explicit’ Comments

Washington University Suspends Men’s Soccer Team for ‘Sexually Explicit’ Comments The university is the latest school to suspend a team for offensive comments Washington University on Friday suspended the men’s soccer team for comments about the women’s team that were “degrading and sexually explicit.” The university said the comments—which were reported by members of the […]

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Mourners Pack Auditorium for John Glenn’s Life Celebration

Mourners Pack Auditorium for John Glenn’s Life Celebration Roughly 2,500 people gathered for a memorial service called “a celebration of life” (COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Mourners who braved cold and icy roads packed an Ohio State University auditorium Saturday for a memorial service for space pioneer John Glenn as his casket advanced through the center of […]

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Winter Storms Cause Accidents and Deaths Across the U.S.

Winter Storms Cause Accidents and Deaths Across the U.S. At least five deaths were blamed on the slick roads + READ ARTICLE A winter storm of snow, freezing rain and bone-chilling temperatures socked the nation’s mid-section and East Coast on Saturday, causing hundreds of accidents on icy roads and putting a crimp on Christmas shopping. […]

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