The Air Force secretary is pushing for a Medal of Honor, the military’s highest award, for John Chapman after new technology used in an examination of videos from aircraft flying overhead helped officials conclude that the sergeant had killed two fighters with al-Qaida – one in hand-to-hand combat – after he was left for dead.
The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: waste, questionable intentions and little oversight.
Two federal agencies say they won't try to block the city of New Orleans' attempt to remove a monument to an 1874 white supremacist revolt against Louisiana's federally-backed post-Civil War government.
A man suspected in the slayings of two nuns found dead in their Mississippi home confessed to the killings, a sheriff said Saturday, in the latest twist to a crime that has horrified people in the small communities where the women served.
The crowdfunding sites operate outside traditional charitable circles and often beyond the reach of government regulation. Appeals can be created in minutes by almost anyone and shared around the world.
Two men allegedly trying to rob Discount Check Cashing, 1411 Rocky Creek Road, in south Macon on Saturday fell through the ceiling. One of them was shot during an exchange of gunfire with a man who’d been inside the store at the time of the robbery attempt.
The 49ers issued a statement Friday acknowledging that quarterback Colin Kaepernick was sitting during the singing of the national anthem. Kaepernick said he refused to “show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color."
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This new spot from NHTSA examines the impact a simple text can have on you and those you love. Drivers are encouraged to join the conversation by using the hashtag #justdrive. "If you're texting, you're not driving."
US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Don't let a text wreck your life
Dance helps D'Iberville boy overcome ADHD
Cop pulls over driver with tree embedded in grille of car