Posted: 05/04/2012 - U.S. hiring likely picked up last month after its March swoon, though the gains are expected to be modest.
Posted: 05/04/2012 - Five men accused of orchestrating the Sept. 11 attacks, including the self-proclaimed mastermind, are headed back to a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay.
Posted: 05/04/2012 - Gay couples campaigning for civil unions in Colorado have claimed their biggest victory yet as a key Republican-led House committee advanced a bill Thursday that it had previously opposed.
Posted: 05/03/2012 - In letters from his last hideout, Osama bin Laden fretted about dysfunction in his terrorist network and crumbling trust from Muslims he wished to incite against their government and the West.
Posted: 05/03/2012 - In Maryland now, if your pit bull bites, negligence no longer needs to be proven. Under the ruling, not just pit bull owners, but landlords who have the dogs living on their property are now liable for their actions.
Posted: 05/03/2012 - A new biography about President Obama sheds light on a little-known part of his life -- his college and post-college years in New York City -- through the letters and journals of two women he dated at the time.
Posted: 05/03/2012 - Republicans on the House Oversight Committee were to take the first formal step Thursday toward contempt proceedings against Attorney General Eric Holder over the Fast and Furious "gunwalking" operation.
Posted: 05/03/2012 - Five people died in a shooting Wednesday at a Phoenix-area home, where the investigation is being slowed by concerns there could be hazardous materials in 55-gallon drums in the backyard.
Posted: 05/03/2012 - The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by the most in more than three months. The figure was a hopeful sign one day before the government releases the April jobs report.
Posted: 05/03/2012 - Two federal agents were shot Thursday morning in Petaluma California, during an Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation.
Posted: 05/03/2012 - After two days of being handcuffed in a tiny holding cell, Daniel Chong said he realized he had to stop wondering when he'd be let out and start thinking about how to stay alive.
Posted: 05/03/2012 - Tossing out President Barack Obama's health care law would have major unintended consequences for Medicare's payment systems, the administration has quietly informed the courts.
Updated: 05/02/2012 - The Rev. Billy Graham is urging North Carolina voters to support an amendment to the state constitution banning gay marriage.
Updated: 05/02/2012 - Gilbert police Lt. John Lyle told The Arizona Republic that authorities aren't looking for a suspect in Wednesday afternoon's shooting at a home.
Posted: 05/02/2012 - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, saying, "today I am suspending the campaign, but suspending the campaign does not mean suspending citizenship."
Posted: 05/02/2012 - The prosecutor announced the charges at a news conference Wednesday. State Attorney Lawson Lamar says 11 of the 13 people charged will face the felony charge.
Posted: 05/02/2012 - Avery Canahuati, a baby who inspired countless readers as she raised awareness while struggling with a rare disease, has died.
Posted: 05/02/2012 - A New Jersey mom charged after taking her 5-year-old daughter into a stand-up tanning booth, where authorities say the girl suffered burns.
Posted: 05/02/2012 - More teens are smoking dope, with nearly 1 in 10 lighting up at least 20 or more times a month, according to a new survey of young people.