DALLAS, May 16 (UPI) -- Investigators said Thursday no cause has been determined for the April 17 explosions that killed 15 people at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas.
BOISE, Idaho, May 16 (UPI) -- Federal agents in Boise, Idaho, Thursday arrested Uzbekistan national Fazliddin Kurbanov as part of a federal terrorism investigation, authorities said.
NEW YORK, May 16 (UPI) -- Some of the proceeds of a multimillion-dollar cigarette smuggling operation may have gone to terrorist groups, New York officials said Thursday.
CINCINNATI, May 16 (UPI) -- A jury in Cincinnati Thursday convicted Ricardo Woods of murder in the death of a man who was paralyzed when he used eye blinks to identify his attacker.
WASHINGTON, May 16 -- The resignation of Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller failed to get Attorney General Eric Holder off the hook and he was questioned on Capitol Hill for more than four hours.
NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Education has ordered Yale University in New Haven, Conn., to pay $165,000 for failing to report campus sex offenses.
WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- Just a day after authorities released a picture of a man seen sexually abusing a child in videos posted online, officials said they had arrested a suspect.
WASHINGTON, May 16 -- With growing concern over Syria, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan meets with President Barack Obama at the White House to find a solution to the conflict that has been spilling over into Turkey.
NEW YORK, May 16 (UPI) -- A pioneer in DNA profiling resigned from the New York Medical Examiner's Office amid questions about her work, the New York Daily News reported Thursday.
DUNCANSVILLE, Pa., May 16 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania woman was sentenced to at least 60 days in prison for using scarves to hogtie her 5-year-old grandson, officials said.
WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- President Obama Thursday appointed Daniel Werfel, a senior official at the Office of Management and Budget, acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service.
DETROIT, May 16 (UPI) -- Former Detroit Councilwoman Monica Conyers, the wife of veteran U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., finished a term of home confinement Thursday.
TRENTON, N.J., May 16 (UPI) -- A New Jersey woman charged with endangering her two young sons says she moved into a storage locker with them because she was desperate.
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz., May 16 (UPI) -- Workers at an Arizona golf course said they managed to rescue a coyote pup covered with cactus spines.
LOS ANGELES, May 16 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Police Department Thursday operated free of federal oversight for the first time since 2001.