Updated: 06/13/2013 - Officials say ambulances and helicopters have taken at least 30 people from a burning chemical plant after an explosion in Louisiana.
Posted: 06/12/2013 - The Federal Emergency Management Agency is refusing to provide money to help rebuild the small Texas town where a deadly fertilizer plant explosion leveled numerous homes and a school, and killed 15 people.
Posted: 06/12/2013 - Researchers found that hands-free phone talking isn't significantly safer than talking on a hand-held phone, and using hands-free devices that translate speech into text is the most distracting of all.
Posted: 06/12/2013 - Fifty-two-year-old Ariel Castro was arraigned Wednesday on an indictment charging him with murder, kidnapping and rape in more than 300 counts.
Updated: 06/10/2013 - Edward Snowden, the U.S. defense contractor who says he leaked information on classified U.S. surveillance programs is hoping to stay out of U.S. custody by taking refuge there. But the refuge might only be temporary.
Updated: 06/07/2013 - Santa Monica police Sgt. Rudy Flores several victims are down and the shooter is also believed to be down.
Posted: 06/07/2013 - In his first comments since the programs were publicly revealed this week, Obama says safeguards are in place.
Posted: 06/06/2013 - Authorities say an ambulance with its lights and sirens on has collided with a semitrailer on a Georgia highway, killing the two medics and the patient on board.
Updated: 06/05/2013 - Philadelphia's fire commissioner says 12 people have minor injuries after a building collapse on the edge of downtown.
Posted: 06/05/2013 - President Barack Obama's top national security adviser Tom Donilon is resigning and will be replaced by Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N.
Posted: 06/04/2013 - The chairman of a House committee investigating the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative organizations is telling members of those groups that they were singled out simply for their beliefs.
Posted: 06/03/2013 - These days, expect the bride-to-be to show up at the bridal shop armed with a mobile device.
Posted: 06/03/2013 - The global recall affects the Ford brand's Fusion, Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Police Utility and Police Interceptor. Also covered are the Lincoln MKS, MKT and MKZ. All the vehicles are from the 2013 model year.
Posted: 06/03/2013 - A divided Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.
Updated: 06/03/2013 - Three veteran storm chasers were among the 10 people killed when a violent tornado barreled into the Oklahoma City metro area.
Updated: 05/31/2013 - Some police departments in Washington state have stopped training their new dogs to sniff around for marijuana after voters last fall legalized recreational pot use.
Posted: 05/29/2013 - When it comes to advertising, you'd think agencies have come up with just about every possible place to put an ad, but a Lexington, Kentucky ad firm is using a brand new spot to try and sell something: beards.
Posted: 05/28/2013 - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has pleaded guilty to charges the company dumped hazardous waste in California.
Updated: 05/28/2013 - A fire spokeswoman says the train derailed about 2 p.m. Tuesday in White Marsh.
Posted: 05/28/2013 - One of America's corporate giants is investing billions of dollars in the new boom of oil and gas drilling, or fracking.
Updated: 05/27/2013 - The City of Flagstaff officials say a single home used nine million gallons of water, the equivalent of leaving an average shower running for over six years.
Posted: 05/24/2013 - The National Council of Boy Scouts of America has voted to open its ranks to gay Scouts. But the new policy will not allow gay Scout leaders.