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Teacher Who Savagely Beat a Student Turns Herself In on Previous Charge
US News: Houston Teacher caught on Tape Beating Student

Getting beat up is nothing to cry home about, but when you've just been beaten up by a teacher with an outstanding warrant, you may need to reassess your attitude. In a video uploaded on Monday, Sheri Lynn Davis, 40, is seen cornering a student in a classroom full of teens before it quickly turns brutal...

Disturbing video of student beating

Five Die In Oklahoma Tornadoes
US News: Oklahoma Tornadoes

Oklahoma's latest batch of tornadoes tore across the Southern Plains and into the Oklahoma City region killing five and causing millions of dollars worth of damage to property and vehicles...
Aerial video shows incredible size of one tornado

Storm chaser captures surreal video

RFK Bridge Closed In Bomb Scare
US News, New York: RFK Bridge

Police closed the RFK Bridge in yet another bomb scare, after an abandoned truck was left on the bridge at around 10pm on Wednesday. All lanes were closed while the NYPD Bomb Squad investigated...

USS Eissenhower Is Approached By Iranian Foker f27
US News: USS Eisenhower from wikimedia

US military officials report that an Iranian aircraft overflew USS Eisenhower, going as low as 300 feet. Intentions were not seen to be hostile, but the military was unable to say exactly what the object was...

Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico
US News: Map of BP oil spill

On Monday morning, Transocean's Deepwater Horizon oil well in the Gulf of Mexico sprang a leak after an explosion which also caused it to sink. As attempts to shut off the well were unsuccessful, initial estimates suggest a staggering 42,000 gallons (about 1,000 barrels) of oil is seeping into the waters per day...

Talking Like Shakespeare In Chicago
US News: Shakespeare

Shakespeare's birthday was celebrated throughout the world with functions from play performances to sonnet readings and even free books and other mementoes. Chicago Mayor, Richard Daley, organised his own special event to commemorate what would have been Shakespeare's 446th birthday...

U.S. Treasury Reveals New Look for $100 Bill
US News: New $100 bill

Benjamin Franklin has gotten nipped, tucked and is a new and improved version of his former self. In a ceremony held this morning by The Treasury Department, the brand new 100 dollar bill made its debut. Being the highest denomination of U.S. currency in general and worldwide circulation as well as the most frequent target for fakes, the Treasury hopes that this new 'high tech' look will squelch counterfeiting attempts...

New York Doormen Reach Agreement And Avoid Strike

Midnight passed in New York and the dreaded doorman;s strike, dubbed "doormaggeddon" didn't materialise. People in apartment blocks, security departments in large stores, financial institutions, plus many others were sent into a state of insecurity and panic over the looming strike...

Why April 20th is not a Good Day

April 20th has not been a good day historically and the days leading up to it have heralded it in as though announcing some kind of earth shattering event. The 19th is the anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombings of 1985, in which 185 people died and the anniversary of the 1983 Waco incident. Then comes April 20th which is Hitler's birthday, a day which reawakens the hatred in the hearts of white supremacists all over the world...

Out of Control Bull Terrier Shot By Animal Control
US News: Bull Terier

An English Bull Terrier was shot dead after it attacked a Border Collie dog in Beverly, Mass. The dog had apparently escaped from a house and gone on the rampage. The Bull Terrier was unleashed and out of control and the Border Collie owner tried unsuccessfully to kick the terrier away as it tore at the other dog's head and throat...

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