Updated: 06/25/2013 - A Florida prosecutor is hoping that George Zimmerman's own words will show that he's guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Updated: 06/25/2013 - The U.S. grasped for help Monday from both adversaries and uneasy allies in an effort to catch fugitive National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - The head of the Internal Revenue Service says inappropriate screening of groups seeking tax-exempt status was broader and lasted longer than was previously disclosed.
Updated: 06/24/2013 - After almost two weeks of picking a jury, prosecutors and defense attorneys will make opening statements Monday in the trial of George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager.
Posted: 06/23/2013 - Gay marriage and affirmative action are among the front-burner issues still pending as the Supreme Court winds down its current term.
Posted: 06/23/2013 - A strong, stubborn wildfire in southern Colorado is showing no signs of burning out.
Posted: 06/22/2013 - President Barack Obama is preparing to unveil his long-awaited national plan to combat climate change in a major speech, he announced on Saturday.
Posted: 06/21/2013 - The Justice Department has charged former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden with espionage and theft of government property in the NSA surveillance case.
Posted: 06/21/2013 - The Food Network says it will not renew the contract of celebrity chef Paula Deen, days after it was revealed she admitted using racial slurs in the past.
Posted: 06/21/2013 - Unemployment rates fell in half of U.S. states last month, led by big drops in California, West Virginia, New York and Hawaii.
Posted: 06/21/2013 - Brazil awoke Friday to city centers still smoldering after a night that shocked the nation: 1 million protesters took to the streets in scores of cities, with clusters clashing violently with police during anti-government demonstrations.
Updated: 06/21/2013 - Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Seattle to Miami are back on their way after the plane made an emergency landing in Denver.
Posted: 06/20/2013 - The White House says President Barack Obama plans to announce Friday his new choice to lead the FBI in Jim Comey, former President George W. Bush's No. 2 at the Justice Department.
Updated: 06/21/2013 - There was no let-up in the flight from stocks and bonds as traders reacted to news that the Federal Reserve could end its massive bond-buying program as early as next year and as China's manufacturing slowed.
Posted: 06/20/2013 - An Afghan spokesman says President Hamid Karzai is willing to join peace talks with the Taliban if the U.S. follows through with promises he says were made by Secretary of State John Kerry in a phone call.
Updated: 08/26/2013 - U.S. unemployment benefit applications rose by 18,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 354,000. Despite the gain, the level remains consistent with moderate job gains.