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Man arrested in case of missing California teen

Posted: 05/22/2012 - Antolin Garcia-Torres was arrested Monday evening at a Safeway store in Morgan Hill, Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith said at a late Monday news conference.

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Obama's preference for talks with Iran faces test

Posted: 05/22/2012 - Wednesday's talks in Baghdad come at a critical juncture in the almost decade-long effort to persuade Iran's government to halt its enrichment of uranium and allow unfettered access to international inspectors.

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Houston museum unveils $85 million dinosaur hall

Posted: 05/22/2012 - Pups in her womb, a large eye visible behind the rib cage, one baby stuck in the birth canal: all fossilized evidence that this ancient marine beast, the Ichthyosaur, died in childbirth.

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NJ man charged in Chista Pike Plot arrested again

Posted: 05/22/2012 - A New Jersey man charged in a foiled plot to help Tennessee's only female death row inmate escape is accused of trying to orchestrate a mortgage scam in the Garden State.

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Joplin commemorates anniversary of deadly tornado

Posted: 05/22/2012 - A day of solemn remembrances and forward-looking celebrations is planned Tuesday as Joplin commemorates the anniversary of a tornado that ripped the city in half.

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Houston museum unveils $85 million dinosaur hall

Posted: 05/22/2012 - Jurassic Mom's almost certainly painful death is perfectly preserved in a rare fossil skeleton, one of the many unique items that will go on display in the Houston Museum of Natural Science's $85 million dinosaur hall when it opens to the public June 2.

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Boy rescued above waterfall not scared - at first

Posted: 05/22/2012 - A 13-year-old boy rescued at the top of a 270-foot waterfall in Washington state says he just wanted to cool off, but soon found himself stuck precariously on a rock for hours as crews tried to reach him.

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Born to run barefoot? Some end up getting injured

Posted: 05/22/2012 - As more runners experiment with barefoot running, doctors say they are treating injuries, mainly in people who ramped up too fast. In serious cases, they are laid up for several months.

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Romney's Bain playbook unclear as attacks grow

Posted: 05/22/2012 - Mitt Romney has yet to shape a playbook to defend a quarter-century in the business world that created great riches for himself and great hardship, at times, for some American workers.

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Revived focus on regulation after JPMorgan loss

Posted: 05/22/2012 - Federal regulators and lawmakers are renewing the focus on financial regulation in the wake of a multibillion-dollar trading loss at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Private rocket blasts toward space station

Posted: 05/22/2012 - A first-of-its-kind commercial supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station following a successful liftoff early Tuesday, opening a new era of dollar-driven spaceflight.

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Head of US nuclear safety agency to step down

Posted: 05/21/2012 - Gregory Jaczko stepped down ahead of a potentially blistering report due out soon from the agency's inspector general, which has been investigating his actions for more than a year.

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Who will drones target? Who in the US will decide?

Posted: 05/21/2012 - The Pentagon's role in choosing terror leaders to be targeted for drone attacks or raids has been minimized in a new system developed by White House counterterror chief John Brennan.

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Allies on 'irreversible' course to end Afghan war

Posted: 05/21/2012 - President Barack Obama and leaders around the globe locked down an exit path from the war in Afghanistan, affirming Monday that they will close the largely stalemated conflict at the end of 2014

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Man testifies he saw Clemens at Canseco pool party

Posted: 05/21/2012 - Prosecutors showed jurors a photo of the then 11-year-old Alexander Lowrey on the deck of the pool, next to a smiling Clemens who is standing in the shallow end of the water.

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SpaceX will try 1st private cargo run again Tues.

Posted: 05/21/2012 - Private rocket maker SpaceX aimed for a Tuesday liftoff after fixing the engine problem that caused a launch abort over the weekend, stalling the world's first commercial space station supply flight.

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Man becomes 3rd to survive plunge at Niagara Falls

Posted: 05/21/2012 - Niagara Parks Police say witnesses reported seeing the man climb over a railing at 10:20 a.m. Monday and "deliberately jump" into the Niagara River 20 to 30 feet above the Horseshoe Falls.

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Ultra-Orthodox hold large NYC meeting on Net risks

Posted: 05/21/2012 - Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men attended a rally Sunday at the New York Mets' stadium on the dangers of the Internet and how to use modern technology in a religiously responsible way.

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Miss. prison riot leaves guard dead, 8 hurt

Posted: 05/21/2012 - A prison guard was killed Sunday during a riot that also injured five other correctional officers and hurt three inmates at a privately run facility in Mississippi that holds illegal immigrants, authorities said.

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22 states join campaign finance fight

Posted: 05/21/2012 - Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia are backing Montana in its fight to prevent the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision from being used to strike down laws restricting spending.

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Trial starting for Fort Hood bomb plot suspect

Posted: 05/21/2012 - Police officers suddenly rushed the young man wearing a T-shirt, shorts and a baseball cap as he walked out of a motel toward an idling cab near a Texas Army post.

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