A Cuban journalist who says he was accused of spreading propaganda and working as a paid U.S. mercenary of the American government is being detained in Texas while he pleads with federal officials to grant him asylum in the United States.
A newly released documentary shows a pastor at a Kentucky church being bitten in the ear and bleeding profusely while handling a rattlesnake. His father, Jamie Coots, died doing the same thing four years ago.
Dozens of Arlington residents blasted the City Council for having a Sunday night meeting where it considered suspending its city charter to get its term limits on the ballot. The council ended up voting against suspending the rules.
Experts determined last February that corrosion of the metal cables encased in pressed concrete had reduced by 20 percent the strength of the highway bridge that collapsed last week, the newsmagazine Espresso reported Monday.