Hurricane Maria weakens to Category 2; Puerto Rico dealing with threat of dam failure
Sep24

Hurricane Maria weakens to Category 2; Puerto Rico dealing with threat of dam failure

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Fears in storm-battered Puerto Rico have shifted to a failing dam as the U.S. territory reels from the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria.Early Saturday morning, the National Weather Service said fai…

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FAA faces partial shutdown as authorization approaches expiration
Sep22

FAA faces partial shutdown as authorization approaches expiration

YakobchukOlena/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The authority tasked with regulating the nation’s aviation industry is facing a partial shutdown as its authorization to do so expires next Saturday.To avoid such a shutdown of the Federal Aviation Admini…

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FAA faces partial shutdown as authorization approaches expiration
Sep22

FAA faces partial shutdown as authorization approaches expiration

YakobchukOlena/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The authority tasked with regulating the nation’s aviation industry is facing a partial shutdown as its authorization to do so expires next Saturday.To avoid such a shutdown of the Federal Aviation Admini…

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Inside alleged murder-for-hire plot that led to Texas veterinarian’s suicide and a man behind bars
Sep22

Inside alleged murder-for-hire plot that led to Texas veterinarian’s suicide and a man behind bars

aradaphotography/iStock/Thinkstock(RIVER OAKS, Texas) — Using an iPad, Valerie McDaniel started an audio diary to record her deepest thoughts. In her entries, the 48-year-old talked about her daughter, her dating adventures as a new divorcee — and a …

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Mnuchin’s travel: Investigators now probing another costly government flight
Sep22

Mnuchin’s travel: Investigators now probing another costly government flight

kafl/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin used a costly government jet to make the short journey from New York City to Washington D.C. following a meeting in Trump Tower last month, a flight that is now under review by dep…

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