Posted: 04/15/2013 - A Dallas man suspected of fatally shooting his pregnant girlfriend and later shooting an officer during a high-speed chase is being held on a capital murder charge.
Posted: 04/15/2013 - A 78-year-old Washington state man running his third Boston Marathon was near the finish line when he was knocked down by one of two bomb blasts.
Posted: 04/15/2013 - President Barack Obama has asked former Secretaries of State George Shultz and James A. Baker III to lead a delegation to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral.
Posted: 04/15/2013 - The Navy has sent one of its bomb-disposal units to Boston to assist local authorities as needed in the aftermath of the two explosions near the Boston Marathon's finish line. The blasts killed two and injured more than 100.
Posted: 04/15/2013 - Google is stepping in to help family and friends of Boston Marathon runners find their loved ones after explosions near the finish line.
Posted: 04/15/2013 - Philadelphia's chief medical examiner has testified in the murder trial of an abortion provider, saying he can't be sure if any babies were born alive.
Updated: 04/16/2013 - Boston police say three people were killed and at least 100 people were hurt when a pair of bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Posted: 04/15/2013 - Dish Network is offering to buy Sprint Nextel Corp. in a cash-and-stock deal it values at $25.5 billion, saying its bid is superior to that of Japanese phone company SoftBank.
Posted: 04/14/2013 - GOP lawmakers are criticizing Labor secretary nominee Thomas Perez over what they call a questionable deal he brokered while serving as the nation's top civil rights enforcer.
Posted: 04/14/2013 - A security official says the leader of an Islamic extremist militia in Libya suspected of involvement in an attack in Benghazi that killed the U.S. ambassador has been shot.
Posted: 04/14/2013 - Authorities say the three boys arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a 15-year-old Northern California girl who later took her own life were initially cited on misdemeanor allegations in the case.
Posted: 04/14/2013 - Authorities investigating the deaths of a North Texas district attorney and his wife appear to have narrowed their focus on a former justice of the peace prosecuted last year by the official for theft.
Posted: 04/14/2013 - The sponsors of a Senate proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers says a vote is likely this week and it's too close to call.
Posted: 04/14/2013 - Sen. Marco Rubio says a proposed immigration bill expected to be introduced this week won't offer amnesty to those who entered the U.S. illegally.
Posted: 04/14/2013 - Several dozen states are looking for an alternative to the GED test because of concerns that a new version is more costly and will no longer be offered in a pencil and paper format.
Posted: 04/13/2013 - The U.S. and China have agreed to rid North Korea of nuclear weapons in a test of whether the world powers can shelve years of rivalry and discord, and unite in fostering global stability.
Posted: 04/13/2013 - The U.S. Coast Guard is interviewing migrant rafters rescued by two cruise ships off the Florida Keys.
Posted: 04/13/2013 - A police officer accused of bringing targets resembling Trayvon Martin to a gun range has been fired.
Posted: 04/13/2013 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Louisiana-based meat packing company has expanded a recall of meat products because of possible bacterial contamination. No illnesses have been reported.
Posted: 04/13/2013 - The National Weather Service has confirmed that a powerful spring storm system spawned 12 tornadoes in six states in recent days.
Updated: 04/12/2013 - A toddler has been found alone and cold in a Flint parking lot.
Posted: 04/12/2013 - The superintendent of an upstate New York school district is apologizing for a high school English teacher who gave a writing assignment that asked students to make a persuasive argument blaming Jews for the problems of Nazi Germany.
Updated: 04/12/2013 - Carnival Corp. is indicating it will not reimburse the U.S. government for hundreds of thousands of dollars in costs to rescue its disabled cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico.
Posted: 04/12/2013 - A panel of officers has recommended that a former submarine commander who faked his death to end an extramarital affair be honorably discharged from the Navy.