Your old landline could get an early retirement...

Jan 31, 2015 by

Not since Alexander Graham Bell twisted pairs of wires together in the 1870s has the simple telephone technology that has served Americans for generations — the landline — faced such a threat to its existence. It’s not just that droves of customers are...

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Amber alert: Effingham girl abducted, may be in Chicago area...

Jan 31, 2015 by

An Amber alert has been issued early Sunday morning for a 13-year-old-girl missing from rural Effingham County in southern Illinois and believed to be heading to the Chicago area. Authorities believe Rebecca Neu, 13, was abducted by Steven Larson, 60...

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New video purportedly shows beheading of Japanese journalist by ISIS...

Jan 31, 2015 by

Japan reacted with shock and anger Sunday after an online video was released that appeared to show Islamic State executing Japanese journalist Kenji Goto — the apparent end to a frantic past couple of days in which officials tried negotiating to save Goto...

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Judge: Funeral home wrongly sold Lee Harvey Oswald's casket...

Jan 31, 2015 by

A funeral home that sold Lee Harvey Oswald’s pine casket for $87,468 must return it to the accused presidential assassin’s brother, a judge ruled Friday. Robert Oswald had bought the pine bluff casket for his brother, whose body was exhumed in 1981 amid...

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Super Bowl XLIX: Katy Perry's Dress and Other Security Measures...

Jan 31, 2015 by

There has never been a major security incident at a Super Bowl, America’s quintessential iconic annual event, so why has U.S. law enforcement in recent years deployed every imaginable protective measure, despite the fact there has been no specific...

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