Thursday, December 12, 2013
House approves budget deal aimed at averting shutdown
The U.S. House on Thursday approved a compromise federal budget agreement that would set government spending levels for two years to remove the threat of another shutdown.
FCC votes to consider lifting in-flight cell phone ban
The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to consider lifting its ban on in-flight cell phone use.
Think you have shot at $400 million Mega Millions pot?
The Mega Millions jumped to $400 million, rolling over for the 20th time after no winner was picked in Tuesday's drawing.
School drops sexual harassment claim against 6-year-old who kissed girl
Amid a tidal wave of negative publicity, a Colorado school system has let a 6-year-old boy return to school and said it won't classify his kissing a girl on the hand as sexual harassment.
Cooling pump fails on International Space Station; six-man crew OK
NASA scaled back operations on the International Space Station on Wednesday after discovering a problem with a cooling system, but officials aren't sure yet what's causing it.
Will it stink? Seattle considers biweekly trash pick up
To some it's a sign of the times. To others, it's a stinky proposition.
Accused 'revenge porn' operator says he's done nothing illegal
A California man accused of running a "revenge porn" website told CNN affiliate KFMB that he hasn't done anything criminal, but that he understands why people are upset and is done with the business.
Arizona man banned from Walmart for life over ad matching?
Walmart is speaking out after a Valley man said he found out the hard way just how to get banned from their stores for life.
Budget deal aims to avert another shutdown
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said Tuesday he reached a budget deal with his Senate counterpart, Sen. Patty Murray, saying the proposed federal spending plan would prevent another government shutdown if approved by Congress.
Colorado boy kisses girl he likes, gets sexual harassment added to file
Hunter Yelton is an energetic first-grader who has a passion for science and P.E., but it's his love of a classmate that now has him labeled as a "sexual harasser."