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Man sleeps for 10 hours unaware of knife stuck in his back

December 10, 2013 5:59 am

A New Jersey man is apparently is a very sound sleeper, or has a very high tolerance for pain. Police in Trenton say the 42-year-old awoke after a 10-hour slumber with a pain in his back — which turned out to be a five-inch knife stuck in his back. After waking up, the unnamed victim […]

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NTSB hearing on SF airliner crash postponed

December 10, 2013 5:52 am

Tuesday’s National Transportation Safety Board hearing into the crash-landing of an Asiana jet at San Francisco International Airport in July has been postponed due to wintry weather in the nation’s capital. The agency said it hopes to reschedule the hearing for later in the week. The crash of the Boeing 777 jet left three teenagers […]

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Obama Says Mandela ´Moved a Nation Toward Justice´

December 10, 2013 5:38 am

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday (December 10) at Johannesburg's Soccer City. "It is hard to eulogize any man – to capture in words not just the facts and the dates that make a life, but the essential truth of a person – their private joys and […]

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´Strong Demand for All-in Holidays´

December 10, 2013 5:02 am

Chief executive of Tui travel company Peter Long tells BBC Breakfast the firm has seen a strong demand for all-inclusive holidays due to the higher cost of living.

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Thai PM Appeals to Protesters

December 10, 2013 5:02 am

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was nearly in tears on Tuesday (December 10) as she pleaded to protesters to clear the streets and support a snap election.

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Bill of Rights for shoppers aimed at racial profiling

December 10, 2013 5:00 am

The Customers’ Bill of Rights states all customers will be “treated with respect and dignity and are free from unreasonable searches, profiling and discrimination of any kind.” Others are calling this a “Black customer bill of rights” because the major push came from the Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights figures. The New York […]

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Newtown Father Turns to Science to Curb Violence

December 10, 2013 4:26 am

A year after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, a scientist father who lost his only child at the school seeks ways to prevent violence through brain research. (Dec. 10)

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Photos Released of Dog Packed in Tape and Bubble Wrap

December 10, 2013 4:26 am

One internet shopper in China chose to purchase a puppy through an auction based website. The dog was completely wrapped in tape and bubble wrap.

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Obama Urges World: Act on Mandela Legacy

December 10, 2013 4:25 am

President Obama spoke of former South African President Nelson Mandela's legacy of making peace by getting them to trust each other. Obama spoke at the memorial for Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Dec. 10)

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100-Year-Old Christmas Wish List Reminds Readers of Simpler Times

December 10, 2013 4:25 am

Upon hearing some of the over-the-top requests kids have recently made of Santa, one woman decided to share the Christmas wish list her late grandfather wrote nearly a century ago.

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