Posted: 10/15/2013 - Stocks are closing lower as hopes fade for a quick solution to the gridlock in Washington over how to avoid a U.S. government default.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - Federal health officials are alerting doctors to the recall of an injectable antibiotic made by B. Braun Medical, due to floating particles found in vials of the drug.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - The Supreme Court seems prepared to uphold a voter-approved ban on taking account of race in college admissions.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has pleaded guilty to a felony and two misdemeanors for unwanted for unwanted physical contact with three women at public events.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - A police officer responding to the deadly Colorado theater shooting says he asked James Holmes twice whether he had an accomplice.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - The former Army captain receiving the Medal of Honor on Tuesday has asked to return to active duty in the Army.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - Police believe two dry ice explosions at Los Angeles International Airport were triggered by a disgruntled employee and were not an act of terror.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - A Libyan charged in the deadly 1998 al-Qaida bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa pleaded not guilty Tuesday to terrorism charges in a brief proceeding that followed a familiar script in a courthouse that has hosted numerous terrorism cases in the past two decades.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - Cleveland's police chief says 63 officers have been suspended for breaking rules during a deadly chase last November.
Updated: 10/16/2013 - House Republican leaders are floating a new plan to counter an emerging Senate deal on reopening the government and avoiding a default. But Democrats are blasting it and it's getting mixed reviews from the rank and file.
Posted: 10/14/2013 - Carnival Cruise Lines says a 6-year-old boy has drowned in one of its pools while at sea.
Posted: 10/14/2013 - U.S. officials say a Libyan al-Qaida suspect is now in New York awaiting trial on terrorism charges, after a weeklong interrogation aboard a U.S. warship.
Posted: 10/14/2013 - Stocks are ending higher following signs that Washington was moving closer to an agreement to avoid a debt default and re-open the federal government.
Posted: 10/13/2013 - Senate leaders have taken the helm in the search for a deal to end the partial government shutdown and avert a federal default.
Posted: 10/12/2013 - A massive cyclone came ashore along the eastern coast of India about 9 p.m. Saturday, flooding homes throughout the region and leading to the evacuations of more than 800,000 people, one of the largest such evacuations in India’s history.
Posted: 10/12/2013 - Food stamp debit cards not working in many states
Posted: 10/12/2013 - New Mexico officials confirmed that two of the nine boys who were reported missing from a New Mexico ranch for troubled youth have been returned to their families, after the FBI volunteered their help in the search.
Posted: 10/12/2013 - Talks between House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama over the government shutdown and looming debt limit deadline have hit a brick wall. Attention now turns to the Senate, where members are working on a separate plan to reopen the government.
Posted: 10/12/2013 - Southeast Colorado farmer Ryan Loflin tried an illegal crop this year. He didn't hide it from neighbors, and he never feared law enforcement would come asking about it.
Updated: 10/12/2013 - Authorities say a 2-year-old has died of injuries suffered in an alleged child abuse case in South Dakota, and a person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the boy is the son of Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson.