David Warren, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 1:14pm
The Texas attorney general on Monday appealed a judge's ruling that prevents state officials from issuing child care licenses to two federal detention centers in South Texas holding families that have illegally entered the U.S.
A 15-year-old boy charged with killing a high school classmate whose headless body was found near a river said in a police report made public Monday that they had gone to smoke marijuana together and he had last seen the classmate alive.
Terry Spencer, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 1:03pm
The process of finding six objective jurors to hear the case of a Florida woman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her husband plodded forward Monday as 70 finalists underwent final screening.
Mike Stobbe, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 1:01pm
Progress in the U.S. against obesity, food poisoning, and infections spread in hospitals has been uneven and disappointing, despite dedicated efforts to fight these health threats by the nation's top public health agency.
Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 12:50pm
From merit badges and uniforms to an impressive collection of Norman Rockwell paintings and drawings, the Boy Scouts of America will be packing up more than a century of scouting history and taking it to the wilds of northern New Mexico.
Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 12:45pm
A Utah man died following a police chase and shooting after he shot and killed an ex-girlfriend who had a restraining order against him, authorities said. It was unclear if he was killed by the officers or took his own life.
Dan Sewell, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 12:41pm
A 22-year-old man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group shouted out his support of Allah and called the court system "rigged" on Monday after being sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Gene Johnson, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 12:40pm
A former information technology worker at Expedia Inc. has pleaded guilty to allegations that he used his access to the computers of top executives to rummage through their email, then made lucrative illegal stock trades based on the inside information he discovered.