Posted: 09/30/2013 - The trial resumes Monday for the federal litigation spawned by BP's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, with a focus on the company's response to the deadly disaster.
Posted: 09/30/2013 - New York is indeed an expensive place, but experts say that alone doesn't explain a recent report that found the city's annual cost per inmate was $167,731 last year.
Posted: 09/30/2013 - The Agriculture Department says 524 schools have dropped out of the federally subsidized national school lunch program since the government introduced new standards for healthier foods last year.
Posted: 09/27/2013 - Nissan Motor Co. recalled 908,900 vehicles around the world Thursday for defective accelerator sensors that could cause the engine to stall.
Posted: 09/27/2013 - An airline captain who suffered a heart attack mid-flight, causing his United Airlines plane to divert to Boise, Idaho, died Thursday night, the airline said Friday.
Posted: 09/27/2013 - More than a third of federal workers would be told to stay home if the government shuts down, forcing the closure of national parks from California to Maine and all the Smithsonian museums in the nation's capital.
Posted: 09/27/2013 - Experts estimate the Stanislaus lost 1 billion board feet of potential lumber in a forest that balances recreation and natural beauty with select timber sales.
Posted: 09/27/2013 - A 28-member advisory committee agreed on the recommendation during a closed-door meeting Thursday, industry officials familiar with the deliberations said.
Posted: 09/27/2013 - The Senate is seeking to reverse a controversial law that allows farmers to harvest genetically modified crops even when the crops are caught up in legal battles.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - Administration officials are quietly telling key interest groups to expect initial glitches signing up online for coverage under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - A former Montana high school teacher due to be released Thursday after serving a 30-day prison sentence for raping a 14-year-old student is "still skating" justice six years after the assault, the victim's mother said.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - Officials were working Thursday to find alternative power sources to end the hours-long delays that could last for weeks after a high-voltage feeder cable failed early Wednesday at a suburban New York station.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - A Las Vegas-area teenager who had been sought in the U.S. and along the Mexican border following the butcher knife slayings of his mother and younger brother was arrested as he sat alone in a food court .
Posted: 09/26/2013 - "Ultra-low frequency attack is what I've been subject to for the last 3 months, and to be perfectly honest that is what has driven me to this," read an electronic document FBI agents recovered after the shooting.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - Authorities searched through the night for a disgruntled vendor who they say walked into a suburban New York light fixture company and opened fire, killing an employee and wounding another person.
Updated: 09/26/2013 - Deleting the money to implement the law, the GOP's dream scenario, would indeed cripple Obamacare. But that's much less likely to happen than a government shutdown.
Posted: 09/25/2013 - The rate proposal must be approved by the independent Postal Regulatory Commission. If the commission accepts it, the increase would become effective Jan. 26.
Posted: 09/25/2013 - Nearly 40 percent of respondents to a Monmouth University-Asbury Park Press poll spent less time at the Jersey shore than usual this summer.
Posted: 09/25/2013 - Three people died and dozens were injured when Asiana Flight 214 clipped a seawall while landing July 6 following a trip from South Korea
Posted: 09/25/2013 - The two candidates who emerged from a crowded field as finalists to succeed longtime Mayor Thomas Menino now face the difficult task of winning over an electorate that still seems decidedly uncertain
Updated: 09/25/2013 - Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has ended a marathon Senate speech opposing President Barack Obama's health care law after talking for 21 hours, 19 minutes.