Reid might lose eyesight after exercise injury but touts workout routine as proof he's fit to govern
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says he could lose sight in one eye as a result of an exercise accident but is optimistic about a full recovery including running for re-election in 2016.
George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2013, was charged with aggravated assault on Saturday after his arrest in connection with a domestic disturbance in Seminole County, Florida, according to reports.
Any hopes New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie might have had about home-state controversies fading into the past now seem dashed by a new, Texas-sized headache.
New York's recent decision to ban fracking is hardly seen as a big loss for the nation's production of natural gas.
More than 1,700 striking workers remain in the dark as mediated talks between FairPoint and its two unions continue.
Ethanol producers will likely have to endure leaner profits this year because of the collapse of oil prices, but demand for the fuel additive will remain strong.