State Department announces closure, evacuation of US Embassy in Yemen

The State Department announced late Tuesday that the U.S. Embassy in Yemen had been closed and evacuated after much of the country was taken over by Shiite rebels last month. 

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NBC suspends Brian Williams for 6 months without pay

Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor of "NBC Nightly News," has been suspended without pay for six months following his continued misrepresentation of events surrounding his coverage of the Iraq War, NBC said Tuesday night.

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Mystery footage found of 1915 Chicago River disaster

Ted Wachholz couldn't believe his eyes: He opened Facebook on Saturday morning and saw film footage of the SS Eastland disaster, which claimed 844 lives on the Chicago River in 1915, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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San Francisco water manager caught urinating in reservoir

San Francisco-area residents were less than relieved Monday after hearing that a city water manager had been caught urinating into an empty reservoir that supplies drinking water for the Bay Area.

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San Diego sports anchor Kyle Kraska shot outside his home

The TV sports anchor for a San Diego CBS affiliate was wounded Tuesday in a shooting outside his home, the station reported.

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