It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat
NEW YORK (AP) -- Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers....
Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated
PHOENIX (AP) -- An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation....
Study: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The founder of a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that provides free music lessons to low-income students from gang-ridden neighborhoods began to notice several years ago a hopeful sign: Kids were graduating high school and heading off to UCLA, Tulane and other big universities....
30 teens escape from Nashville detention center
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Thirty teens "overwhelmed" their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then crawling under a weak spot in a chain-link fence. Tuesday evening, seven were still on the run....
Attorney: Detroit needs debt plan to survive
DETROIT (AP) -- The plan to restructure billions of dollars in debt is the vehicle the Motor City needs to free up funds to provide services to residents and allow the city to survive, one of Detroit's attorneys told the federal judge at the helm of the historic bankruptcy trial, which started Tuesday....
U.S. General Martin Dempsey, The Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff insists the Islamic State terror group formerly known as ISIS...... is a regional threat. Dempsey says he would not recommend U.S. airstrikes in Syria until he determines that they have become a direct threat to the United States.
Does the United States spend too much on the military and national security, not enough, or about right?