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US Supreme Court upholds stay of execution in Fla.

Posted: 10/24/2012 - Following a slew of conflicting court rulings, a federal appeals court has blocked the scheduled execution of a mass killer convicted of eight killings that jolted South Florida in the 1970s.

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Romney works to paint bid as candidacy on the rise

Posted: 10/24/2012 - Obama's promise of more of the same "is why he's slipping and it's why we're gaining," Romney told the cheering crowd of over 10,000 gathered in the open-air amphitheater cut into mountain rocks outside Denver.

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Man sells giant autograph collection for daughter

Posted: 10/24/2012 - Three decades ago, Ken Kallin began amassing the 120,000 pieces in a memorabilia collection that includes photographs signed by Muhammad Ali and Neil Armstrong along with rare books and trading cards

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Clues left all around in slaying of NJ 12-year-old

Posted: 10/24/2012 - The teenage brothers charged with killing a 12-year-old girl who disappeared while riding her bike through the New Jersey town where they all lived appear to have left behind a trail of evidence

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State officials find problems at Mass. pharmacy

Updated: 10/24/2012 - The probe can't yet conclusively prove what caused the outbreak, a top health official said. In the meantime, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said he wants to tighten oversight at similar companies.

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Answers sought as $3B Texas cancer agency meets

Posted: 10/24/2012 - Texas put $3 billion on the table to prove it was serious about fighting cancer, but it will take more than money to convince scientists that's still the case.

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Calif. surfer killed in shark attack

Posted: 10/23/2012 - Authorities say a California surfer has been killed by a shark off a beach at coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base.

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Paraplegic survives 3 days stranded in NM desert

Updated: 10/23/2012 - A paraplegic man who says he was stranded in the New Mexico desert without his wheelchair dragged himself four miles down a dirt road for three days before he found help.

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FDA: 5 reported deaths with Monster drink link

Posted: 10/23/2012 - The highly caffeinated Monster Energy Drink has been cited in five deaths and one non-fatal heart attack, according to reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating.

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Kansas case puts face on 'total identity theft'

Posted: 10/23/2012 - The scheme has been linked to illegal immigrants who use stolen Social Security numbers to get paid at their jobs, and authorities fear the problem could soon grow to ensnare more unsuspecting Americans.

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1st defendant sentenced in FAMU hazing case

Posted: 10/23/2012 - The first of a dozen defendants to be sentenced in last year's hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major avoided jail time when he received his punishment Monday.

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Seattle man gets Billy Idol to play his birthday

Posted: 10/23/2012 - Michael Henrichsen has ideas about how he might celebrate his 26th birthday this week. First, Billy Idol rolls up in a limo and tells him to hop in. And later, the British rock icon takes the stage and rips into "Rebel Yell."

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Complaint: NY wedding site banned same-sex couple

Posted: 10/23/2012 - The complaint with the state Division of Human Rights appears to be a first involving a wedding venue since same-sex marriage became legal in New York in July 2011

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Retirement worries grow; 30-somethings most uneasy

Posted: 10/23/2012 - The survey findings by the Pew Research Center, released Monday, reflect the impact of a weak economic recovery beginning in 2009 that has shown stock market gains while housing values remain decimated.

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11-year-old accused in Maine baby death arraigned

Posted: 10/23/2012 - The youngest person to be charged with homicide in Maine in at least 30 years — and possibly ever — twiddled her fingers, bit her nails and looked down on Monday during her first court appearance.

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Wis. shooting brings call for new law on guns

Posted: 10/23/2012 - Prompted by the fatal shooting rampage at a suburban Milwaukee spa, two local lawmakers are pushing legislation to tighten enforcement of gun rules in domestic violence cases.

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Northern Calif. walloped by early wintry weather

Posted: 10/23/2012 - Forecasters called for up to 2 feet of snow at the highest elevations in the northern Sierra Nevada, a good sign for a state dependent on snow accumulation for its water supply.

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Trump: I have "very big" news on Obama

Posted: 10/23/2012 - Donald Trump is once again attempting to insert himself into the presidential election announcing that he has a "big announcement" pertaining to President Obama that could "possibly" impact the election.

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Poll: Decisive win for Obama in final debate

Posted: 10/23/2012 - President Obama scored a clear two-to-one victory against Mitt Romney during the final presidential debate Monday night, according to a CBS News instant poll of uncommitted voters.

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