The dead were among a group of people from a cruise ship on a sightseeing expedition.
VA health care sites experienced a 10.5 percent increase in workload for the 12-month period that ended in April.
Kroger Co. said that the dividend will be 21 cents per share on a pre-split basis.
Police officers stood guard and checked bags as people filed into a church Thursday for the first funeral for victims of the massacre at a historic black church.
Nationally, 10.2 million people have signed up for health insurance under the Obama health overhaul.
The justices ruled Thursday that federal housing laws can prohibit seemingly neutral practices that harm minorities even without proof of intentional discrimination.
The police sergeant was killed in the line of duty while trying to apprehend a suspect Wednesday morning.
At least 30 children a day require medical attention after eating a pod.
The report, released annually by the Institute for Economics and Peace, measures countries on factors including levels of violent crime and political instability.
Authorities charged Gene Palmer on Wednesday night with promoting prison contraband, tampering with physical evidence and official misconduct.
The attorneys for Colorado theater shooter James Holmes are preparing to open their case Thursday.
The Confederate battle flag was still flying high atop a 30-foot pole outside the South Carolina Statehouse on Wednesday as lawmakers prepared to honor their beloved black colleague with a viewing in the Rotunda.