A contingent of the VHTRC made their way out to Siskiyou Mountains Range in Southern Oregon for the Pine to Palm 100-miler, held on Sept 10-11. It turned out to be a tough weekend for the Blue Train. Erik Price has submitted his report.
'Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it's a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from.'
'The government consists of a gang of men exactly like you and me. They have, taking one with another, no special talent for the business of government; they have only a talent for getting and holding office.'
The judge in the murder trial of former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer Michael Slager has declared a mistrial after jurors were unable to reach a verdict after several days of deliberations. Slager shot and killed Walter Scott, an unarmed black man, after a 2015 traffic stop. It wasn't immediately clear whether Charleston County prosecutors will seek a retrial.
Progressive organizations including MoveOn.org and J Street signed a letter with another 51 other nonprofit groups asking that President-elect Donald Trump dump Retired Lt. General Michael Flynn as his national security adviser.
A 2005 deposition in which Bill Cosby admits to extramarital affairs and giving other women drugs with their consent so they'd have sex with him can be used by attorneys in a criminal case against him, a judge ruled Monday.
A judge has sentenced suburban Atlanta father Justin Ross Harris to life in prison without parole for the murder of his 22-month-old son, Cooper, who died in 2014 after Harris left him in a hot car for seven hours while he went to work.
Oakland authorities have already deemed the fire at an warehouse cum arts space to be one of the city's deadliest blazes ever. But the death toll is expected to rise as investigators slowly comb through the wreckage of the two-story building, officials said.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's 'sick to my stomach' over an incident in which a Muslim off-duty NYPD officer was reportedly threatened over the weekend by a man who said, 'I will cut your throat, go back to your country.'
When former Vice President Al Gore emerged from his meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, he made sure to tell reporters that he met with Ivanka Trump first but spent 'the bulk of the time' with her father.
Former American prisoner of war Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is asking President Barack Obama to grant him a pardon for charges he faces after leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009, according to White House and Justice Department officials.
I was standing in mud and ice a couple hundred yards from a police barricade of razor wires and concrete freeway barriers, eyeing a procession of military veterans flooding into the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota, when word leaked that the black snake had suffered a serious blow to the skull.
A federal appeals court ordered Monday that a lawsuit filed against the Affordable Care Act by lawyers for the House of Representatives be put on temporary hold until after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.
Bana Alabed, a 7-year-old Syrian girl who has captured the world's attention with heartbreaking Twitter posts about the bombing of her native Aleppo, posted a message Monday asking people to pray for her and saying goodbye.
It was a split decision for moderation in Europe on Sunday, but the balance seemed to tip toward a new fragility for an already endangered European Union -- not to mention a further victory for Vladimir Putin.
National Steak and Poultry issued a recall of more 1.9 million pounds of its ready-to-eat chicken products, the Unites States Department of Agriculture said Monday. The products are sold as fully cooked for consumers to heat and serve, but they may be undercooked. Undercooked poultry can harbor bacteria that can lead to gastrointestinal illness.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter arrived in Japan Monday, a visit that comes amid fears that President-elect Donald Trump might pivot away from the decades-long US-Japan security alliance and heightened concern over the North Korean threat.
Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook acknowledged the former secretary of state calling half of Donald Trump's supporters 'deplorables' alienated voters, saying that's why the Democratic presidential nominee publicly expressed regret over the remarks so quickly thereafter.
Amy Goodman, the host of 'Democracy Now!', described her experience covering the Standing Rock protests to CNN's Brian Stelter on Sunday, including the moment when North Dakota authorities tried to arrest her.
Here we go again: another 'Saturday Night Live' sketch and another tweet from Donald Trump complaining about how that iconic comedy show is unfairly mocking him. Trump is quickly becoming the 'whiner in chief,' at least when it comes to comedians poking fun at him. You would think a person who will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States next month would be too busy to watch and critique a comedy show as 'unwatchable and totally biased,' but not Trump.