MSNBC: Top Stories
When 18-year-old Aaron Deveau was convicted of vehicular homicide last year, the Massachusetts jury hoped to send a message to young drivers about the dangers of texting behind the wheel. It’s not clear that’s getting across, however.
West Virginia, which received the lowest well-being score in 2012, has routinely been in the bottom two, and Hawaii ranked highest for the fourth year in a row, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.
Nothing says vacation like getting elbow deep in a bloody pig carcass. At least not for the growing number of travelers looking to add butchery to the repertoire of culinary skills they've picked up around the country (or globe).
Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: SpaceX solved a problem with the thruster system on its freshly launched Dragon cargo capsule, but not before it forced at least a day's delay in the unmanned craft's arrival at the International Space Station.
On Friday, President Barack Obama successfully distracted a tense nation from the mandatory spending cuts that are due to begin in mere hours through a sci-fi malapropism so egregious it caused the Twitterverse to explode ... metaphorically, anyway.
Lindsay Lohan's attorney Mark Heller had filed a motionrequesting Lohan's ongoing probation violation case be put on the "slow track" in order for the troubled actress to pursue "certain activities which will benefit her." That was denied, and March 18 trial is set.
A Florida man is missing after an apparent sinkhole opened in his bedroom in the middle of the night, sucking him and his bed deep into the earth. As frightening as it sounds, sinkholes happen all the time, according to geologists.