Josh Hargis, an Army Ranger severely injured in Afghanistan last week, was thought to be unconscious during his Purple Heart ceremony. He lost both legs and was hooked to a breathing tube at a military hospital in Afghanistan.
Alaska's multimillion-dollar red king crab season opened Tuesday, but most of the participating boats remained at dock because federal managers who are supposed to set individual fishing quotas are among workers still furloughed in the government's partial shutdown.
Vanilla Ice, the rapper-turned-renovator, has a new show on DIY network. Titled “Vanilla Ice Goes Amish,” the series follows the 45-year-old rapper as he spends two months living with an Amish community in rural Ohio.
The National Rifle Association is stepping up its campaign against a proposed gun control measure in Illinois that supporters argue will help combat and prevent street violence by increasing gun crime penalties.