Terry Spencer, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 4:11pm
A Florida woman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her husband will be tried before a jury of four women and two men, chosen over a four-day process that went twice as long as planned because of extensive TV coverage of the case.
Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 4:10pm
President-elect Donald Trump, a political newcomer who touts his corporate skills, turned businessman-in-chief Tuesday, first demanding the government cancel a multibillion-dollar order for new presidential planes and then hailing a Japanese company's commitment to invest billions in the U.S.
Russell Contreras and Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 4:00pm
Critically wounded, an Albuquerque mother struggled in vain to pull her three children to safety after a gunman shot them during a confrontation inside the family's home in what police described Tuesday as a violent and senseless act.
Kevin Freking and Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 4:00pm
Closing out two terms as a president at war, Barack Obama staunchly defended his counterterrorism strategy as one that rejected torture, held to American values and avoided large-scale troop deployments, in an implicit effort to shape the strategy his successor might employ.
David Warren, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:51pm
Seven special-needs teenagers living near Houston were repeatedly locked away in a closet by their adoptive mother and restricted to a lone room strewn with human waste, state and county officials said Tuesday.
Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:41pm
Federal prosecutors are seeking a sentence of 17 to 21 years for a former Pennsylvania congressman convicted of a racketeering scheme that included a string of illicit financial moves to cover up an illegal $1 million campaign loan.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:30pm
Three teenagers are in custody in the armed robbery of the wife of Missouri Gov.-Elect Eric Greitens, and the former Navy Seal officer who takes office next month said Tuesday it's a good thing police got to them before he did.