|Couple, four children missing in Nevada found safe in canyon|
RENO, Nevada (Reuters) - A Nevada couple and four young children reported missing on Sunday in a remote mountain range northeast of Reno were found safe by rescue workers on Tuesday huddled in a canyon, a dispatch supervisor for the Pershing County Sheriff's Office said.
|Washington state congressional delegates pitch for Boeing plant|
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) - Washington's full congressional delegation pleaded with Boeing Co on Tuesday to keep its next-generation jetliner in the state as rival states made their own pitches to lure the 777X in a contest worth billions of dollars.
|Texas actress pleads guilty for ricin-laced letter sent to Obama|
TEXARKANA, Texas (Reuters) - A Texas actress pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to making the toxic agent ricin that was sent in letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
|Snow blankets U.S. East; Washington offices, many schools closed|
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A fast-moving snowstorm barreled through the U.S. mid-Atlantic on Tuesday, cancelling flights, snarling roadways and shutting schools and government offices while winds kept the midsection of the country in an icy grip that killed at least 11 people.
|Biden announces mental health push on eve of Newtown anniversary|
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced a new push to increase access to mental health services with $100 million in new government funding nearly a year after a school shooting rampage in Newtown, Connecticut.
|U.S. hearing to probe autopilot reliance in Asiana crash|
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. safety investigators are looking closely at whether an over-reliance on autopilot systems in modern aircraft has degraded human flying skills, increasing the risk of accidents.