Updated: 10/23/2013 - A major drug-policy conference is opening in Denver as Colorado prepares for the nation's first legal sales of recreational marijuana.
Posted: 10/22/2013 - Authorities in Florida say they are looking at several suspects in the investigation of two prisoners who escaped with phony documents.
Posted: 10/21/2013 - The journalist who broke the first stories about the National Security Agency's global spy program is set to speak to a group of reporters from around the Americas who have gathered in Denver.
Posted: 10/21/2013 - Gov. Chris Christie has dropped his appeal to legalized same-sex marriages in New Jersey.
Posted: 10/21/2013 - Police say one person is dead and two others are injured in a shooting in a Las Vegas Strip nightclub inside Bally's casino.
Posted: 10/21/2013 - Americans bought fewer existing homes in September than the previous month, held back by higher mortgage rates and rising prices.
Updated: 10/17/2013 - San Francisco police say there was "no merit" to a suspicious device that led to the evacuation of Union Square.
Updated: 10/17/2013 - Lawmakers in Washington have come to an agreement to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the government.
Updated: 10/16/2013 - Democratic leader Harry Reid says Senate leaders have reached a bipartisan deal to avoid default and end the government shutdown
Updated: 10/15/2013 - The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck the central Philippines is climbing.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - A Massachusetts high school senior is in trouble for what she says was an effort to help a drunken friend.
Updated: 10/15/2013 - A deal may be in the works to re-open the government and raise the debt ceiling temporarily.
Updated: 10/14/2013 - No deal in sight to re-open the government or raise the debt ceiling, as lawmakers are still in discussions on Capitol Hill.
Updated: 10/14/2013 - Next year, Social Security checks will see the smallest hike in almost 40 years.
Posted: 10/10/2013 - An Internet search on the words "rational insanity" had been done on a computer belonging to James Holmes.
Posted: 10/10/2013 - Ohio officials say two prison guards falsified logs documenting their observation of kidnapper Ariel Castro.
Posted: 10/10/2013 - A report finds the U.S. government's aggressive prosecution of leaks and efforts to control information are having a chilling effect on journalists.
Posted: 10/10/2013 - The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped by 66,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 374,000.
Posted: 10/10/2013 - South Korea has cut off beef imports from a Colorado meat-packing plant after finding a controversial growth enhancer in the meat.
Updated: 10/10/2013 - Republican leaders plan to meet with President Obama today to discuss a short term deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling.
Updated: 10/10/2013 - Tourists have been getting fined at National Parks during the government shutdown.
Posted: 10/09/2013 - The U.S. is cutting hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Egypt.
Posted: 10/09/2013 - The U.S. Marshals Service says a man with an assault-type rifle fired 15 to 20 shots at a federal courthouse before security officers returned fire, critically injuring the man.