Posted: 10/09/2013 - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will take questions under oath Wednesday as labor unions and other creditors in Detroit's bankruptcy try to understand why he signed off on the largest public filing in U.S. history.
Updated: 10/09/2013 - Stores will still offer plenty of suds. But the shutdown has closed an obscure agency that quietly approves new breweries, recipes and labels.
Posted: 10/09/2013 - Obama was scheduled to make the announcement Wednesday with Yellen and Bernanke at his side in the White House's ornate East Room.
Posted: 10/09/2013 - Americans are holding Republicans primarily responsible for the partial government shutdown as public esteem sinks for all players in the impasse, President Barack Obama among them, according to a new poll.
Posted: 10/09/2013 - Wojciech Braszczok, who was off-duty when he joined a motorcycle rally that spiraled into violence, was expected to be arraigned Wednesday.
Posted: 10/08/2013 - A school system in New York has banned sports balls, tag and cartwheels amid injury concerns.
Posted: 10/08/2013 - The Pierce County prosecutor says there may have been some "trash talk" during a fatal confrontation between two groups of soldiers in Lakewood, Wash., but there's no indication that race was the issue.
Posted: 10/08/2013 - She said she's haunted by the thought of what might have happened if she hadn't had her phone. "Something could happen and no one would know it 'till the end of the shift," she said.
Posted: 10/08/2013 - She and her husband, Rick McFarland, decided that he would set out in Texas' remote Big Bend Ranch State Park to find help, leaving her behind. For two more days, she waited it out, using a small tree for shade.
Posted: 10/07/2013 - New York is expanding its probe nationwide into the 1980s sale of the rights to the name "World Trade Center" to a nonprofit for $10
Posted: 10/07/2013 - A 9-year-old Minneapolis boy was able to get through security and onto a plane at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport without a ticket.
Posted: 10/07/2013 - The No. 2 House Democrat says a key factor extending the government shutdown is fear among moderate Republicans about a tea party challenge.
Posted: 10/07/2013 - Enrollment functions of the healthcare.gov site will be unavailable during off-peak hours this weekend, HHS said Friday.
Posted: 10/07/2013 - Across America the government's work is piling up, and it's not just paperwork. It's old tires and red Solo cups littering a stretch of river in Nebraska.
Posted: 10/07/2013 - Washington will be closely watching the financial markets on Monday to see if the uncompromising talk rattles Wall Street and worldwide economies just 10 days before the threat of default would be imminent.
Posted: 10/07/2013 - New York is expanding its probe nationwide into the 1980s sale of the rights to the name "World Trade Center" to a nonprofit for $10, resulting in millions of dollars in fees for use of the name in 28 states.
Posted: 10/07/2013 - American Indian tribes have been caught misappropriating tens of millions of taxpayer dollars, according to internal tribal audits and other documents.
Updated: 10/07/2013 - Farmers and livestock producers use the reports put out by the National Agriculture Statistics Services to make decisions as well as track cattle auction prices.
Posted: 10/07/2013 - Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says it will be "dangerous" and "reckless" for Congress to pass an October deadline without raising the government's borrowing limit.
Posted: 10/04/2013 - A University of Mississippi professor says that a group of Ole Miss students, including football players, disrupted a production of a campus play with "hate speech" on Tuesday night.
Posted: 10/04/2013 - Laura Duffy, the U.S. attorney in San Diego, said late Thursday that prosecutions would return to normal after the Justice Department agreed restore staff.
Updated: 10/04/2013 - President Barack Obama decided to stay home from economic summits in Asia as Democrats stepped up pressure on congressional Republicans to rein in their tea party faction
Posted: 10/04/2013 - Tropical Storm Karen was poised to become the first named storm to hit the U.S. during what had been a relatively quiet hurricane season.