Posted: 07/09/2013 - An Albuquerque youth minister who authorities say downloaded thousands of images of child pornography pleaded guilty Tuesday as part of a deal with prosecutors to reduce his sentence.
Posted: 07/09/2013 - A Georgia appeals court on Tuesday overturned the conviction of a former executive for Glock Inc. who was sentenced to seven years in prison for stealing a pistol and conspiring to steal millions of dollars from the gun manufacturer.
Posted: 07/09/2013 - The Air Force has pulled a brochure circulated at a South Carolina base after a lawmaker complained about some objectionable advice to sexual assault victims_such as submitting to an attack rather than resisting.
Updated: 07/09/2013 - The Coast Guard says it has closed a section of the Mississippi River southeast of New Orleans so a tugboat that sank over the weekend can be salvaged.
Posted: 07/09/2013 - Regulators took a step Tuesday toward requiring eight of the largest U.S. banks to meet a stricter measure of health to reduce the threat they pose to the financial system.
Posted: 07/09/2013 - Majority owner Sprint has completed its acquisition of wireless network operator Clearwire Corp.
Posted: 07/09/2013 - If the Obama administration tries to seek the death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, it will face a long, difficult legal battle with uncertain prospects for success - in a state that hasn't seen an execution in nearly 70 years.
Posted: 07/09/2013 - Two spacewalking astronauts tackled a backlog of outdoor work at the International Space Station on Tuesday.
Updated: 07/09/2013 - Three women held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade issued a YouTube video Monday night in which they thanked the public for the encouragement and financial support that is allowing them to restart their lives.
Posted: 07/08/2013 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday scheduled a procedural vote for Wednesday on a bill restoring the interest rate on subsidized Stafford loans to 3.4 percent for one year. Interest rates doubled to 6.8 percent last week because Congress didn't avert a rate hike built into the law.
Posted: 07/08/2013 - The former Sanford police chief who lost his job during the fallout from Trayvon Martin's fatal shooting is on the witness stand at George Zimmerman's trial.
Posted: 07/08/2013 - Crews are still trying to stabilize a dangerous situation in the Quebec town where a runaway oil tanker train exploded over the weekend, killing at least five people.
Posted: 07/08/2013 - It's the biggest death toll so far in the unrest that surrounded the ouster of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.
Posted: 07/08/2013 - The White House says cutting off aid immediately to Egypt wouldn't be in the best interests of the United States.
Updated: 07/08/2013 - Lawyers for an Army private who gave classified information to WikiLeaks have opened their defense at his court-martial in Maryland.
Updated: 07/08/2013 - A federal appeals court is set to hear BP's bid to challenge what could be billions of dollars in settlement payouts to businesses claiming they lost money after the company's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Updated: 07/08/2013 - Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and heir to a ketchup company fortune, was hospitalized in critical condition Sunday while on Massachusetts' Nantucket Island.
Posted: 07/08/2013 - The Texas National Guard will furlough civil service employees beginning Monday, a consequence of the automatic federal spending cuts taking effect across the country.
Updated: 07/07/2013 - An Asiana Airlines flight packed with more than 300 people slammed into the runway while landing at San Francisco airport Saturday and caught fire, forcing many to escape by sliding down the emergency inflatable slides as flames tore through the plane.