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Jason Carter to run for Ga. governor

Posted: 11/07/2013 - Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a state lawmaker from Atlanta, said Thursday he plans to run for governor of Georgia next year.

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3 Navy officials now charged with taking bribes

Posted: 11/07/2013 - The number of senior U.S. Navy officials accused of swapping secrets for bribes that included cash, prostitutes and high-end travel has grown to three.

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Is Black Friday turning into Black November?

Posted: 11/07/2013 - The holiday shopping season is starting early this year -- very early. Retailers are already starting to roll out their so-called "door-buster" deals, typically reserved for the day after Thanksgiving and beyond.

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Twitter prices IPO at $26 a share

Posted: 11/07/2013 - Twitter late Wednesday priced its shares at $26, as the social networking firm prepares to go public Thursday morning in the splashiest initial share offering since Facebook's May 2012 market debut.

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Meteors streak across SoCal night sky

Posted: 11/07/2013 - The sky put on a show for residents of several western states Wednesday night and early Thursday, as meteors that looked like fireballs produced bright flashes.

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Casinos, pot, secession among US ballot measures

Posted: 11/06/2013 - Voters across the country faced ballot measures Tuesday ranging from whether to approve seven casinos in New York to the fate of Houston's iconic Astrodome.

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Chris Christie re-elected governor of New Jersey

Posted: 11/06/2013 - Gov. Chris Christie was re-elected with ease Tuesday, demonstrating the kind of broad, bipartisan appeal that will serve as his opening argument should he seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

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Democrat Bill de Blasio elected mayor of New York

Posted: 11/06/2013 - With 51 percent of precincts reporting, De Blasio, the city's public advocate, had 73 percent of the vote compared with 25 percent for Republican Joe Lhota, former chief of the metropolitan area's transit agency.

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Hagel warns of dangers in deep cuts to defense

Posted: 11/05/2013 - The Pentagon is preparing top-to-bottom changes, including a push to limit the growth of military pay, as it adjusts to steep budget cuts and the winding down of war in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said.

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McAuliffe, Cuccinelli seek votes in Va gov race

Posted: 11/05/2013 - The acrimonious campaign for Va. governor neared its end Tuesday, capping a race driven by negative ads, unrelenting accusations of dodgy behavior and a deep rancor between rivals Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli.

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N.J. mall gunman kills himself, authorities say

Posted: 11/05/2013 - A gunman fired at least fix rounds into an escalator near closing time in a popular northern New Jersey mall Monday evening before taking his own life, authorities said.

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Will Social Security run out of money?

Posted: 11/04/2013 - Social Security is not in financial trouble, at least not under the current laws that govern the retirement program. That's the unequivocal answer from Steve Goss, chief actuary for the Social Security Administration

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Kerry lauds Saudi role in Mideast stability

Posted: 11/04/2013 - Seeking to bridge multiple policy rifts with Saudi Arabia, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hailed the kingdom's role as "the senior player" in the Middle East on Monday.

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Feds: Navy secrets bought with hookers, Gaga tix

Posted: 11/04/2013 - Nicknamed "Fat Leonard," the gregarious Malaysian businessman is well known by U.S. Navy commanders in the Pacific, where his company has serviced warships for 25 years.

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Legislative prayer gets Supreme Court review

Posted: 11/04/2013 - The Supreme Court, which asks for God's protection before every public session, will settle a dispute over prayer in the halls of government.

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Gunman in LAX shooting told police he acted alone

Posted: 11/04/2013 - The FBI said he had a handwritten letter, stating that he made the conscious decision to try to kill multiple TSA officers and "instill fear in your traitorous minds."

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