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.
March 24, 2013 When it comes to regulating worker safety for grain bins, OSHA only oversees the commercial industry. There's debate on whether that should also extend to private farms.
March 5, 2013 Andy Gabel, a former Olympian and previous president of U.S. Speedskating, has admitted he had an "inappropriate relationship with a female teammate" when she was 15 and he was 33.
February 28, 2013 Don Blankenship was implicated by another Massey executive who was pleading guilty to two conspiracy counts for his role in providing advance warnings to miners underground when federal inspectors arrived on the surface for surprise safety inspections.
February 13, 2013 Scientists who the agency deferred to when it delayed action related to the cancer risks of one chemical had previously worked on behalf of a company that used the chemical. But the EPA didn't know of the possible conflict of interest.
February 11, 2013 An ISU official is calling for a hearing before the institutions disciplinary commission, which may look at further violations of the ISU's Code of Ethics.
February 6, 2013 The Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general is looking at the records kept about allegedly chronic polluters and whether regulators have been doing enough to enforce environmental laws.