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NYC braces for wall of water from superstorm

Posted: 10/29/2012 - After days of seeming to take a looming superstorm in stride, New Yorkers gathered supplies or tried to get out of the way as forecasters warned that a wall of water could hit the nation's largest city.

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Blind tennis players keep their ears on the ball

Posted: 10/29/2012 - The state-supported campus in Fremont is one of three American schools for the blind that recently began teaching adapted tennis, which was invented in Japan in the 1980s.

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No high court action on voting rights law

Updated: 10/29/2012 - The Supreme Court took no action Monday on cases asking it to end the Voting Rights Act's advance approval requirement that has been held up as a crown jewel of the civil rights era.

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Hacker gains access to 3.6 million SC tax returns

Posted: 10/26/2012 - State and federal officials say an international hacker broke into the South Carolina Department of Revenue computer files and gained access to about 3.6 million tax returns.

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Twins charged in Fla murder; body put in concrete

Posted: 10/26/2012 - Florida authorities have charged 31-year-old twin brothers with murdering a former Florida newspaper reporter whose body was found buried in concrete in Georgia.

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Twins charged in Fla murder; body put in concrete

Posted: 10/26/2012 - Florida authorities have charged 31-year-old twin brothers with murdering a former Florida newspaper reporter whose body was found buried in concrete in Georgia.

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Presidential election hits $2B fundraising mark

Posted: 10/26/2012 - President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney have brought in about $1.7 billion so far this election, according to fundraising reports submitted Thursday night.

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Will white men sink Obama?

Posted: 10/26/2012 - While women outvoted men by about 10 million votes in the 2008 presidential election, men still made up 48 percent of the electorate. And white men alone made up more than one third of the electorate

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East Coast readies for 'Frankenstorm' monster

Posted: 10/26/2012 - The pre-Halloween hybrid weather monster that federal forecasters call "Frankenstorm" is looking more ominous by the hour for the East Coast, and utilities and local governments are getting ready.

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Sandy pounds Bahamas after killing 21 in Caribbean

Posted: 10/26/2012 - Sandy knocked out power, flooded roads and cut off islands in the storm-hardened Bahamas as it swirled past Cat Island and Eleuthera, but authorities reported no deaths in the scattered archipelago.

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Nanny suspected of killing 2 kids in NY home

Posted: 10/26/2012 - A nanny suspected of killing two young children she was looking after and then stabbing herself is in critical condition in a city hospital, as authorities continue to investigate a situation that is every parent's nightmare.

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Where do I click, again? A guide to Windows 8

Posted: 10/26/2012 - With the launch of Windows 8, buyers are about to discover a computing experience unlike anything they've seen before. Here's a guide to getting past some of the hurdles

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S. Dakota bids farewell to former Sen. McGovern

Posted: 10/26/2012 - The view of McGovern as a public servant with broader appeal prevailed as South Dakota prepared for a final send-off Friday of the man many knew simply as George.

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Police detain 1, seek motive in LA family shooting

Posted: 10/26/2012 - The gunman doesn't appear to be a former employee, friend or family member of the victims, Milligan said. Police, however, said they don't believe the killings were a random act of violence.

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Feds: Police officer's ghoulish plot no fantasy

Posted: 10/26/2012 - It's a ghoulish tale to rival Hannibal Lecter: A police officer using a law enforcement database creates a list of scores of women he plots to abduct, kill and eat their body parts.

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In 2 murder cases, mothers turn in their own sons

Posted: 10/26/2012 - Mindy Sigg sat sobbing, listening to prosecutors tell a court that her 17-year-old son had confessed to the abduction and killing of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway.

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2 dead after flying trooper fires at vehicle

Posted: 10/26/2012 - Katherine Cesinger of the Texas Department of Public Safety says a DPS aircraft was helping a state game warden in a high-speed pursuit when the DPS officer on the aircraft opened fire.

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Mathieu among 4 ex-LSU football players arrested

Posted: 10/25/2012 - Police say they arrested four former LSU football players, including one-time Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu, after finding them with marijuana at Mathieu's apartment.

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UK: Hearing into CIA drones would dent US ties

Posted: 10/25/2012 - Britain's government claims a potential court hearing into the possible role of U.K. spy agencies in aiding covert U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan would jeopardize the three nations' ties.

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