Updated: 8:56 AM KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Police say the Kansas City Chiefs had been providing counseling to linebacker Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend before he killed her and committed suicide over the weekend.
Updated: 8:57 AM The White House is rejecting a Republican counteroffer aimed at averting the "fiscal cliff," saying it does not meet what the White House calls "the test of balance."
Updated: 8:54 AM A military appeals court has ousted the judge in the Fort Hood shooting case and thrown out his order to forcibly shave suspect.
Posted: 9:47 PM The world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier has been retired from active service in the U.S. Navy.
Posted: 8:49 PM Police: Man stabbed woman, then killed father in bow-and-arrow attack at Wyoming college
Posted: 11:07 PM Ford is recalling more than 89,000 new Escape SUVs and Fusion sedans because the engines can overheat and catch fire.
Updated: 9:12 AM The United Nations has voted overwhelmingly to recognize a Palestinian state.
Updated: 10:59 PM The numbers drawn for the record $550 million Powerball jackpot are: 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and Powerball of 6.
Updated: 7:59 AM The Senate's top Republican is denouncing the way President Barack Obama is going about building support for his position on avoiding the "fiscal cliff."
Updated: 11:05 PM U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice says talking points she relied on when publicly discussing the deadly September attack on the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Libya simply had it wrong, and there was "no intention to mislead the American people"
Posted: 9:54 PM Efforts to avoid the "fiscal cliff" have resumed in Washington following the long holiday weekend.
Updated: 9:55 AM Johnny Manziel has essentially clinched the Heisman. The race for the 2012 Heisman Trophy has reached the moment of truth.
Updated: 9:47 AM NEW YORK (AP) - Parts of lower Manhattan's Financial District are still laboring to recover nearly a month after Superstorm Sandy.
Updated: 10:15 PM A survey released by the National Retail Federation on Sunday is showing that U.S. shoppers hit stores and websites at record numbers over the Thanksgiving weekend. They were attracted by stores' efforts to make shopping easier for everyone, including opening on Thanksgiving Day and expanding shipping and layaway options.
Updated: 10:18 PM Black Friday is a distant memory. Small Business Saturday is long gone. Now, it's Cyber Monday's turn.
Updated: 9:42 PM Natural gas explosion injured 18 people an hour after gas company workers arrived to investigate a possible gas leak in the area.
Posted: 5:36 PM The White House says Obama was promoting an effort called "small business Saturday" to encourage shoppers to patronize mom-and-pop businesses after Thanksgiving.
Updated: 2:02 PM LOS ANGELES - Actor Larry Hagman, best known for playing J.R. Ewing, a business cheat, faithless husband and bottomless well of corruption in "Dallas," died yesterday at the age of 81.
Updated: 7:07 PM A union-backed group says Walmart workers held an estimated 1000 protests in 46 states.
Posted: 11:28 AM Ranbaxy recalls generic Lipitor doses.
Posted: 10:08 AM Shoppers have been getting an early start on Black Friday.