Posted: 08/12/2013 - President Barack Obama is directing his national intelligence director to form a panel of outside experts to review government intelligence and communications technologies.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - The government has reported a $97.6 billion deficit for July but remains on track to post its lowest annual budget gap in five years.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - The president of a New Hampshire YWCA where a father killed himself and his 9-year-old son during a supervised visit says someone determined to carry out violence will do so regardless of security measures.
Updated: 08/12/2013 - Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger has been convicted in a string of 11 killings and other underworld crimes.
Updated: 08/12/2013 - Some big changes could be in the wind for the federal criminal justice system.
Posted: 08/12/2013 - Some big changes could be in the wind for the federal criminal justice system.
Posted: 08/11/2013 - Police say a 2-year-old boy kidnapped from a Rhode Island home has been found in Providence and is "in good health."
Updated: 08/12/2013 - Police say they have arrested two men in a double homicide and the abduction of a 2-year-old boy from a Rhode Island home. The child, Isaiah Perez, remained missing Sunday evening.
Posted: 08/11/2013 - The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has fallen about 8 cents over the past two weeks.
Updated: 08/11/2013 - A California teen missing for more than a week after she was abducted by a man suspected of killing her mother and brother has been rescued, her captor killed, and a reunion with her father was expected Sunday at an Idaho hospital.
Posted: 08/09/2013 - Maj. Nidal Hasan has challenged most everything about his case since his arrest in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood: restrictions on how he can pray, orders to shave his beard, the court-assigned attorneys forced to help his defense.
Posted: 08/09/2013 - Water-weary residents of several central U.S states are girding for more rain and possible flooding after a week of intermittent downpours dumped as much as 15 inches in some locations.
Posted: 08/09/2013 - President Obama met with reporters in the East Room of the White House for a little more than an hour Friday to discuss a variety of issues before breaking for the weekend. Here's a breakdown of the topics as edited by The Associated Press.
Updated: 08/09/2013 - Responding to critics, President Barack Obama promised Friday to work with Congress on "appropriate reforms" for domestic surveillance programs that were thrust into the public eye by leaker Edward Snowden, saying he understands why Americans are skeptical about the collection of telephone and Internet information.
Posted: 08/09/2013 - Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says crews working at the scene of a plane crash in a residential neighborhood have seen two bodies.
Posted: 08/08/2013 - A spokesman for the firefighting effort says any progress that's being made against a wildfire in a rugged Southern California mountain range is being erased by the fire's rapid expansion.
Posted: 08/07/2013 - President Barack Obama says security threats will never lead the U.S. to retreat from the world. He says Americans don't get terrorized.
Posted: 08/07/2013 - The allure of capturing the $425 million Powerball jackpot has players in a buying frenzy, further confirming that Powerball players often don't get into the game until the jackpot offers big bucks.
Posted: 08/07/2013 - President Barack Obama says the U.S. is providing an additional $195 million in humanitarian and food aid to Syrian rebels.