May 21, 2013 The waiver means the details of Fazliddin Kurbanov's alleged crimes remain mostly a mystery.
May 21, 2013 Rebellious athletes, drained budgets, dysfunctional management and a string of embarrassing scandals. Persistent turmoil at U.S. Speedskating threatened American success at the looming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. So USS has undergone a major reorganization.
May 17, 2013 A study of mine blast victims finds further evidence that there's a resurgence of black lung among coal miners. The relatively young ages of some of the miners and their limited tenure underground suggests significant exposure to coal dust.
May 16, 2013 Forecasters are predicting better rainfall for the East and Midwest, but in parts of the West, drought conditions will persist.
May 8, 2013 The 17-year-old soccer goalie who allegedly punched and killed a referee during a game in Utah last month faces a charge of "homicide by assault" and may be tried as an adult.
April 26, 2013 While the most recent data show a slight dip in the rate of fatal injuries, the actual number of people who lost their lives while at work edged up. Groups that push to make work safer say not enough is being done to prevent such deaths.
April 16, 2013 The Oklahoma City bombing, the Columbine school shootings and the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are among the infamous and sometimes horrific moments that have occurred during the month of April.
April 12, 2013 An American Avalanche Association database counts only two other American forecasters killed while at work on snow.
April 8, 2013 One critic said it was a travesty that Congress had not acted three years after the worst mine disaster in this country in 40 years.
April 8, 2013 Jean Stevens became the first woman to recite a prayer at a general session of the faith's semiannual conferences, which Mormons consider the most important religious gatherings of the year.
March 29, 2013 Officials say the Department of Justice is reconsidering criminal charges in an incident that killed two teenagers.
March 26, 2013 The persistence of grain bin entrapments and a horrific 2010 incident expose weaknesses in worker safety laws and enforcement. An NPR and Center for Public Integrity analysis has found that among 179 deaths since 1984, fines were reduced 60 percent of the time.