NEDERLAND, Texas (AP) — Authorities say seven people have been injured in a flash fire at a Southeast Texas oil refinery.
It happened about 9 p.m. Friday at the Sunoco refinery, about 10 miles southeast of Beaumont, Texas.
A statement from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says four people were taken to hospitals by ambulance and three were taken by helicopter with burns. Deputy Marcus McLellan says there were no fatalities.
RIO DE JANIERO (AP) — Sixteen years after winning his first individual gold Olympic medal, Anthony Ervin picked up his second with a furious dash across the pool.
Completing a remarkable journey in the blink of an eye, the U.S. swimming team's oldest member touched first in the 50-meter freestyle, edging the defending Olympic champion, Florent Manaudou of France, by a mere hundredth of a second.
Another American, Nathan Adrian, took the bronze....
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Glenn Yarbrough, a founding member of folk trio The Limeliters, has died. He was 86.
The folk singer's daughter, Holly Yarbrough Burnett, says he died surrounded by friends and family at home Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee, after suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, dementia and other health issues.
Yarbrough sang and played guitar with fellow Limeliters members Lou Gottlieb and Alex Hassilev from 1959 and 1963...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An American Airlines flight attendant accused last year of attacking crew members and air marshals during a trans-Atlantic flight has been found not guilty by reason of insanity by a federal judge.
The Charlotte Observer reports (http://bit.ly/2bpuj2t) that Joanne Snow had faced charges of interference with flight crews and attendants, and with assaulting, resisting or impeding an officer or employee of the United States.