Posted: 8:51 PM President Barack Obama says there's another reason it's important to overhaul the U.S. immigration system: It's the amount of business conducted between the United States and Mexico.
Updated: 10:53 PM A thunderstorm outbreak isn't something that typically goes unnoticed in a forecast. The big questions to meteorologists is normally "do these storms have the potential to become severe?" That is the question the Storm Prediction Center hopes to answer, hours before storms fire up.
Posted: 11:28 AM A suspect in a North Texas double slaying has been caught in Oklahoma and charged with killing his ex-girlfriend and her 8-year-old son.
Posted: 7:30 AM As Stephanie Sparks cleaned the kitchen, her 5-year-old son, Kristian, began playing with a rifle he was given last year. She stepped out onto the front porch, poured grease out of a frying pan for the dogs and "heard the gun go off," a Kentucky coroner said.
Posted: 7:21 AM The U.S. Air Force says it disciplined five former commanders at a San Antonio base for not reporting problems quickly or taking appropriate action in what has turned into the military branch's worst sex scandal.
Posted: 7:07 AM A Coast Guard petty officer has been sentenced to two years in prison for going on a $230,000 personal spending spree with a government credit card.
Posted: 6:48 AM One of three college students arrested Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombings case was allowed to return to the United States from Kazakhstan in January despite not having a valid student visa, a federal law enforcement official told The Associated Press.
Posted: 5:58 AM Three congressmen are proposing legislation on the eve of the Kentucky Derby that would crack down on doping in horse racing.
Posted: 1:46 AM Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s kid rap duo Kris Kross who made one of the decade's most memorable songs with the frenetic "Jump," has died, and authorities say they are investigating his death as a possible drug overdose.
Posted: 11:40 PM A Southern California wildfire has raged through 2 1/2 square miles of Riverside County, while wind-fanned fires also are scorching parts of wine country north of San Francisco.
Updated: 8:33 PM The Justice Department is appealing a judge's decision lifting all age limits on the Plan B morning-after birth control pill and a cheaper generic.
Updated: 6:21 AM The former owner of a Texas company that provided health insurance to Virginia Tech students has pleaded not guilty to racketeering, conspiracy, money laundering and fraud charges.
Posted: 6:06 AM A sweeping immigration bill in the Senate ran into criticism Tuesday from advocates who complained it puts up undue barriers to citizenship for millions here illegally.
Updated: 9:10 AM NASA is paying $424 million more to Russia to get U.S. astronauts into space, and the agency's leader is blaming Congress for the extra expense.
Posted: 5:50 AM President Barack Obama said Tuesday his counterterrorism bureaucracy "did what it was supposed to be doing" before the Boston Marathon bombing as his top intelligence official began a review into whether sensitive information was adequately shared and whether the U.S. government could have disrupted the attack.
Posted: 4:58 PM The Plan B morning-after pill is moving over-the-counter, a decision announced by the Food and Drug Administration just days before a court-imposed deadline.
Posted: 11:33 AM President Barack Obama strongly suggested Tuesday he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in the two-year-old civil war.
Posted: 8:02 AM Mexico is ending its unprecedented open relationship with U.S. security agencies that developed in recent years to fight drug trafficking and organized crime.
Posted: 5:52 AM Brazilian plane maker Embraer says it's signed a firm order with United Airlines for 30 regional jets.
Posted: 5:24 AM The body of missing San Francisco sheriff's deputy has been found in the waters of San Pablo Bay, near the Vallejo Marina, officials said.
Updated: 5:02 AM A court-martial got underway Monday for the first female U.S. Army soldier to flee to Canada to avoid a second tour of duty in the Iraq war.
Posted: 11:16 PM Prominent death penalty lawyer Judy Clarke is joining the team representing the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Posted: 11:09 PM President Barack Obama is nominating the mayor of Charlotte to head his Department of Transportation.