Thursday, June 14, 2012

Got a lead foot? Be careful in these places


Places tough on speeding (Corbis)

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Punishments for speeding vary by nation and across the U.S., and some states threaten jail time.

Egyptian women sexually assaulted at march


Egypt: Women sexually assaulted at march against harassment













Egyptian women sexually assaulted at march

Stanford gets 110 years for $7 bil swindle


In this March 6, 2012 file photo, R. Allen Stanford leaves the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse in Houston. Stanford, once considered one of the wealthiest people in the U.S., with a financial empire that spanned the Americas, was convicted on charges he bilked investors out of more than $7 billion. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Nick de la Torre, File)

Tycoon R. Allen Stanford is sentenced after being convicted of conspiracy and fraud

Why Olympics are out for 10-year-old champ

International archery champion Spencer Yee. (Screen grab courtesy of Yahoo! Sports Blogs)


Spencer Yee, 10-year-old archer, is already an international champion

Most dangerous cities in America


Most dangerous cities in America (Corbis)

No city with more than 100K residents had a higher violent crime rate than this one, says the FBI.

Celebrity high school dropouts


(Photo: Splash News)

Celebrity high school dropouts 

High school kid's big lottery paydays


Robert Salo, left, poses for the New York Lottery (ABC News)



High School Senior Wins $1,000 a Week for Life Lottery