October 24, 2014
border-bottom:1px solid red;
List/Grid

United States Subscribe to United States

White House fence jumper faces K-9 assault charges

White House fence jumper faces K-9 assault charges

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — A man from Maryland who jumped over a fence in front of the White House on Wednesday is facing felony charges for kicking two Secret Service dogs and making unspecified threats, federal authorities said on Thursday. Both …

Man arrested after jumping White House fence

Man arrested after jumping White House fence

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — A man who jumped over a fence in front of the White House on Wednesday was quickly apprehended after kicking a Secret Service dog, federal authorities said, just over a month after another fence jumper made it into the pr…

N. Korea releases American tourist Jeffrey Fowle after 5 months

N. Korea releases American tourist Jeffrey Fowle after 5 months

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) — American tourist Jeffrey Fowle, who was arrested earlier this year after leaving a Bible in a hotel where he had been staying, was released by North Korea on Tuesday and flown to Guam, U.S. officials said. Two other…

Deadly 2013 plane crash at Ga. airport was caused by pilot error, fatigue

Deadly 2013 plane crash at Ga. airport was caused by pilot error, fatigue

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — The crash of a business jet at a regional airport in eastern Georgia more than 1.5 year ago, which killed five passengers and injured the two surviving pilots, was caused by a combination of pilot error and fatigue, accor…

Texas hospital admits mistakes in handling 1st Ebola case

Texas hospital admits mistakes in handling 1st Ebola case

DALLAS, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) — A Texas hospital has admitted that it made a number of mistakes in the initial treatment of a Liberian man who turned out to be infected with Ebola, but the hospital’s chief executive said it remains under investigation how …

Woman alleges abuse by ’7th Heaven’ actor Stephen Collins

Woman alleges abuse by ’7th Heaven’ actor Stephen Collins

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) — ’7th Heaven’ actor Stephen Collins, who admitted to sexual misconduct with three young girls in an audio tape published earlier this month, is being investigated in California after a woman came forward and accu…

‘Vicious dogs’ kill California man, critically injure mother

‘Vicious dogs’ kill California man, critically injure mother

MODESTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) — A man has died and his mother remains in a critical condition after they were ‘viciously attacked’ by a pack of pit bull dogs at a home in Central California, local authorities said on Wednesday. All four dogs were sho…

U.S.: Firefighting plane crashes at Yosemite National Park, killing pilot

U.S.: Firefighting plane crashes at Yosemite National Park, killing pilot

YOSEMITE VILLAGE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) — A firefighting plane crashed in a mountainous area of northern California on Tuesday while en-route to Yosemite National Park to battle a wildfire there, killing the only person on board the airtanker, state o…

Japanese scientists share Nobel Physics Prize for blue LED invention

Japanese scientists share Nobel Physics Prize for blue LED invention

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (BNO NEWS) — Three Japanese scientists, Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura, have been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics for their invention of blue light-emitting diode (LED), which allowed for the creation of whit…

UPDATE1 — U.S., Norwegian scientists awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine for ‘inner GPS’ discovery

UPDATE1 — U.S., Norwegian scientists awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine for ‘inner GPS’ discovery

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (BNO NEWS) — American neuroscientist John O’Keefe and Norwegian scientist couple May-Britt and Edvard I. Moser were jointly awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system …