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Republican Plan to Combat Poverty Shifts Onus to States - New York Times

New York TimesRepublican Plan to Combat Poverty Shifts Onus to StatesNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Representative Paul D. Ryan, Republican of Wisconsin, offered up a plan to combat poverty Thursday that would consolidate a dozen programs into a single “Opportunity Grant” that shifts implementation l...[read more]

Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seems - Kansas City Star

Chron.comTexas governor's startup fund is not all it seemsKansas City StarTexas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation's second most-populous state. But a c...[read more]

Injuries reported as possible tornado hits Va. - Washington Post

USA TODAYInjuries reported as possible tornado hits Va.Washington PostCAPE CHARLES, Va. — Virginia emergency management officials say numerous injuries are being reported following a possible tornado at a campground at Virginia's Eastern Shore. Spokeswoman Laura Southard says multiple agencies in...[read more]

Detroit-area man who killed woman on porch: 'I didn't know there was a round in ... - Fox News

SFGateDetroit-area man who killed woman on porch: 'I didn't know there was a round in ...Fox NewsDETROIT – A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch told police that he didn't know there was a round in the shotgun. Prosecutors on the second day of trial Thursday played a rec...[read more]

Mother, daughter die after Philly food truck blast - WEAR

Mother, daughter die after Philly food truck blastWEARPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a mother and daughter have died of injuries they suffered when a food truck exploded in Philadelphia earlier this month. The city medical examiner's office confirmed Thursday that 17-year-old Jaylin Steffan...[read more]

Midazolam Is Common Thread in 3 Lengthy Executions - ABC News

ABC NewsMidazolam Is Common Thread in 3 Lengthy ExecutionsABC NewsArizona used a two-drug protocol for Wednesday's execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who had been sentenced to die for the 1989 deaths of a former girlfriend and her father. Witnesses saw Wood gasp and snort for an hour and 40 minute...[read more]

Police Arrest Brooklyn Woman in Connection with Woman's Death ... - NY1

NewsdayPolice Arrest Brooklyn Woman in Connection with Woman's Death ...NY1Suffolk County police have arrested a Brooklyn woman in connection with the death of a woman identified as Chinelle Latoya Thompson Browne, whose body was found dismembered in a parking lot in Bay Shore on July 8. Leah Cue...[read more]

Sen. John Walsh plagiarized War College thesis - Politico

PoliticoSen. John Walsh plagiarized War College thesisPoliticoSen. John Walsh substantially plagiarized his master's thesis at the U.S. Army War College, the New York Times reported Wednesday afternoon. The Montana Democrat, already trailing Republican Rep. Steve Daines in the polls, reportedly t...[read more]

Burglars in the buff steal beef, still on the run - USA TODAY

USA TODAYBurglars in the buff steal beef, still on the runUSA TODAYBONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Days after two naked college-age men and a third underwear-clad accomplice broke into her restaurant to steal burgers, Doc's Beach House waitress Nancy Sansevieri is still laughing. Why would three naked "kn...[read more]

Federal judge rules Colorado gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but orders ... - seattlepi.com

SFGateFederal judge rules Colorado gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but orders ...seattlepi.comDENVER (AP) — Federal judge rules Colorado gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but orders temporary stay. Printable Version. Email This · Tweet · Need to Register? X. Remember Me. Forgot your password?...[read more]