The U.S. Justice Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding the resignation of State Senator Phillip Puckett. There are claims that Puckett resigned after allegedly being offered a job on the state tobacco commission. He’s also said to have quit to remove opposition to his daughter being appointed a judge in southwestern Virginia. Sources tell the Richmond Times-Dispatch the FBI has been conducting interviews with elected officials familiar with the situation.
Charlie Sheen, Shaun White, and LMFAO's Redfoo are among the stars celebrating today.
Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.
Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.