Posted: 11/22/2013 - Philippine officials say the death toll from one of the strongest typhoons on record has risen above 5,000 and is likely to climb further
Updated: 11/22/2013 - President Barack Obama has ordered that flags be lowered at government buildings today to mark the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination.
Posted: 11/22/2013 - The Texas Board of Education has refused to approve a biology book by one of the nation's largest publishers, pending an expert review of supposed "errors" on evolution.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - An al Qaeda-linked terrorist, who was resettled in the U.S. as an Iraq War refugee after allegedly killing American soldiers, was caught on camera in Kentucky handling heavy weapons that the FBI said he believed would be sent to insurgents back in Iraq.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell expressed frustration after today's vote, calling it "a sad day in the history of the Senate."
Posted: 11/21/2013 - Philip Chism, 14, is charged with the murder of his teacher Colleen Ritzer, 24, in Danvers, Mass.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - A Virginia health official says his office opened an investigation into why the legislator's son was reportedly released from emergency custody.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - Rebecca Sedwick, 12, of Lakeland, Fla., climbed a silo tower at an abandoned plant and jumped to her death on Sept. 9 after police say she was relentlessly taunted online.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - The incident happened about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Sunbury Downs Apartments, 25 miles northwest of downtown Houston.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - The 42-year-old man testified Wednesday that he once woke up to find his daughter standing over his bed with a steak knife.
Updated: 11/20/2013 - The man was identified as Merrill Newman, 85, of Palo Alto, Calif.,
Posted: 11/20/2013 - No injuries were reported among the 74 passengers and four crewmembers.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - Algerian authorities say 12 people have died and 240 were injured during celebrations for Algeria's 1-0 victory over Burkina Faso that sent the country's team to the 2014 soccer World Cup in Brazil.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - A congressional advisory panel is sounding a warning over China's military buildup, predicting that the rising Asian power may be able to field the largest fleet of modern submarine and combat ships in the western Pacific by 2020.
Posted: 11/19/2013 - The first-term Republican bought cocaine from an undercover agent in a Washington, D.C., neighborhood on Oct. 29.
Posted: 11/19/2013 - Knights don't need n******," the graffiti said. Blue Knights is the team's nickname. Lunenburg is located 55 miles northwest of Boston.
Posted: 11/19/2013 - Charlotte Bomb Squad Sgt. Robert Whitley had to join a trauma surgeon in the operating room in September and surgically remove and defuse the bomb while under the instruction of the surgeon, according to authorities.
Updated: 11/20/2013 - A United Methodist minister convicted under church law of performing his son's same-sex wedding ceremony could soon learn if he'll be defrocked.
Posted: 11/18/2013 - The Silver Meteor from New York to Miami derailed around 7 p.m. Monday
Posted: 11/18/2013 - Hammond portrayed his actions as acts of civil disobedience, but Judge Loretta Preska of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York said Hammond "hacked into websites he disagreed with politically."
Posted: 11/18/2013 - The men are accused of being members of the New York-based cell of an international hacking organization that carried out a so-called "Unlimited Operation."
Posted: 11/18/2013 - Subtropical Storm Melissa has formed in the central Atlantic.