The White House referred to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans a "terrorist attack" for the first time on Thursday. Press Secretary Jay Carney described the assault as an act of terrorism to reporters aboard Air Force One.
The iPhone 5 is available at 356 Apple stores in the U.S. today. One of the biggest features of the company's new iOS 6 operating system is a new Maps app. However, the biggest complaint from users who updated to the new system is that maps app. Many have reported misplaced towns and cities.
The 2012-2013 Farmer's Almanac has printed a summary of the national weather for November to March. The summary shows a cold and dry winter season for New England and a "mild and dry" winter for most of the Upper Midwest. Last winter was the 4th warmest in recorded U.S. history.
Space shuttle Endeavour returned to California on Thursday after a cross-country journey honoring NASA workers and former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords and her astronaut husband Mark Kelly. The shuttle will head to Los Angeles International Airport where it will be prepared for a ride through the city streets before becoming a museum showpiece.
Thursday, February 20 2014 7:42 PM EST2014-02-21 00:42:09 GMT
Behind the glory of football there are the scars and bruises. Some visible, some not. We still have much to learn about the health risk football puts on it's players, but some of the biggest strides inMore >>
Behind the glory of football there are the scars and bruises, some visible, some not. We still have much to learn about the health risk football puts on it's players, but some of the biggest strides in research are happening on South Dakota's fields.More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-03-11 01:25:50 GMT
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) - Fire crews spent hours battling flames at an ethanol plant just outside Fergus Falls. Fergus Falls Fire Chief Mark Hovland got a call about a fire at the Green Plains RenewableMore >>
Company spokesman Jim Stark says the fire was in a dryer system, which is in a separate building at the plant.More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-03-10 23:38:25 GMT
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota House has passed a bill to regulate e-cigarettes. Representatives voted 60-10 in support of the measure. E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that resembleMore >>
One opponent of the measure says nicotine is similar to caffeine and the bill is a governmental overreach.More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-03-10 23:36:38 GMT
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Senate has approved a statewide ban on texting while driving after approving changes that some senators say will never be accepted by the House of Representatives.More >>
The measure now returns to the House for consideration of the changes made by the House, but some senators say the measure may die because the House will never accept the changes approved by the Senate.More >>