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Wine collector set for sentencing on fraud charges - seattlepi.com

The Drinks BusinessWine collector set for sentencing on fraud chargesseattlepi.comNEW YORK (AP) — A California wine collector the government has characterized as a prolific counterfeiter who sold at least $20 million in fake wine faces at least 11 years in prison when he is sentenced Thursday on ...[read more]

From burning at the stake to lethal injection, how America keeps reinventing ... - Washington Post

ReutersFrom burning at the stake to lethal injection, how America keeps reinventing ...Washington PostWednesday's execution in Arizona appears to be another case of lethal injection gone awry. It's not supposed to take two hours. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) called for a review. But the way Americ...[read more]

Crash kills teen pilot seeking world record - Dubuque Telegraph Herald

ABC NewsCrash kills teen pilot seeking world recordDubuque Telegraph HeraldBabar Suleman and son Haris, 17, prepare to take off from the Greenwood, Ind., airport for an around-the-world flight. Both are believed to be dead after the plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday.Plainfield tee...[read more]

Hundreds Attend Funeral for Eric Garner, Man Who Died in Police Custody, as ... - NBC New York

NBC New YorkHundreds Attend Funeral for Eric Garner, Man Who Died in Police Custody, as ...NBC New YorkHundreds of family and friends gathered for Eric Garner's funeral today. Garner died while in police custody. His family thanked the public for their support and the Rev. Al Sharpton called for ...[read more]

Walsh plagiarized War College thesis - Politico

PoliticoWalsh 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 took about ...[read more]

Slaying of Fla. law professor is a seeming mystery - seattlepi.com

Slaying of Fla. law professor is a seeming mysteryseattlepi.comTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say whether he was shot from the front or back. They say he was gunned down at his home in broad dayl...[read more]

Obama to talk economy amid fundraising spree - San Jose Mercury News

Obama to talk economy amid fundraising spreeSan Jose Mercury NewsLOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama wraps up a three-day fundraising trip on the West Coast on Thursday, devoting part of his day to promoting his economic agenda at a technical college. Obama is also attending a Democratic Na...[read more]

Rain, hail help tamp down wildfire; up to 52% contained - USA TODAY

USA TODAYRain, hail help tamp down wildfire; up to 52% containedUSA TODAYSPOKANE, Wash. — Thunderstorms on Wednesday dumped hail and heavy rain on the largest wildfire in Washington state history. It wasn't enough to extinguish all the flames, but officials said the Carlton Complex Fire was 52 pe...[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]

Glenn Beck takes to the theaters to attack Common Core - Washington Post

Tampabay.comGlenn Beck takes to the theaters to attack Common CoreWashington PostConservative media commentator Glenn Beck led a national strategy session to kill the Common Core State Standards on Tuesday night, using a two-hour simulcast into movie theaters across the country as a way to embold...[read more]