‘Heavy but grateful heart’ on Memorial Day
Friends and family remember those who gave all to serve their nation.
Sexual assaults threaten military, Obama says
President Barack Obama on Friday warned that sexual assault in the military amounts to a national security threat as he enlisted graduating Navy ensigns and Marine second lieutenants at the U.S. Naval Academy in a campaign to stamp it out. “Those who commit sexual assault are not only committing a crime, they threaten the trust [...]
Jersey shore opens for summer fun
Gov. Chris Christie and the cast of MTV's "Jersey Shore" welcome tourists back.
Four girls killed in a civil rights-era church bombing honored
President Obama signs a law giving the highest civilian honor for the victims of the 1963 attack.
UK-bound Pakistan plane diverted, two men arrested
Britain scrambled fighter jets, but the incident does not appear to be terror-related.
Train engineer noted 'unusual condition' before Connecticut wreck
A joint bar, used to hold two sections of rail together, was repaired last month.
After 'catastrophic misfire,' police issue warning on plastic gun
The DIY 3-D gun isn't ready for prime time, according to Australian authorities.
Stockholm police call for help as riots worsen
Youths set cars and a school ablaze in Sweden's worst riots in years.
Western IQs drop 14 points over last century, researchers say
A new study from researchers in Europe claims that the average IQ in Western nations dropped by a staggering 14.1 points over the past century. "We tested the hypothesis that the Victorians were cleverer than modern populations using high-quality instruments, namely measures of simple visual reaction time in a meta-analytic study," the researchers wrote in [...]
Storm chasers catch Okla. twister as it forms
Viewers can see what the EF5 tornado looked like from the ground as it gains strength.
Oversized load caused I-5 bridge collapse in Washington
A tractor-trailer hit an upper part of the span across the Skagit River.
Taliban attack U.N. compound in Kabul
There were at least four blasts interspersed by heavy shooting.
Bird flu strain may spread from human to human
A report seems to contradict the World Health Organization.
18 hurt in shuttle bus crash near Atlanta airport
A hotel shuttle bus and a tractor-trailer collided, officials said.
Exiled cleric who taught UK knifeman praises 'courage'
"I think Michael is going to stand for what God has destined for him," Bakri said.
Some unions now angry about health care overhaul
The issue could create a political headache next year for Democrats.
US: Czech slaying suspect killed relatives
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — An American man killed his uncle, aunt and cousins in the Czech Republic and then flew to the United States, where he was arrested at an airport, authorities said Friday.
Terry McAuliffe’s brother goes from conservative activist to Democrat
Terry McAuliffe in a tight race to become Virginia's next governor.
No guarantee of peace, North Korean envoy warns China
The official also stressed that his country is willing to hold talks.
IRS replaces official who revealed targeting
Lois Lerner is the third top official moved aside in the scandal.