07/13/2014 12:10amSen. John Hoeven says the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded a more than $375,000 grant to improve access to health care for veterans living in rural North Dakota.
07/13/2014 12:30amA dead body on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the corpse into the middle of a busy roadway in Pennsylvania.
07/13/2014 2:10amThe 1980s were a great breeding ground for, among other things, high school rock bands starting up in the basements of family homes. Thirty years later, few bands are still rocking. The Savage Brothers Band is an exception.
07/13/2014 3:10amVolunteers in Sitka are getting ready for a big move.
07/13/2014 5:10amThe state Department of Veterans Affairs is set to host a summit on how to better address veterans' mental health needs.
07/13/2014 5:10amBeginning Monday and lasting through Aug. 25, the Alaska State Archives Research Room will be closed and research services limited to an emergency-only basis.
07/13/2014 6:20amMayor: Jersey City police officer shot and killed responding to armed robbery call.
07/13/2014 7:00amTen thousand Maine patients and their families will get free state park passes through a partnership between the state and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation.
07/13/2014 7:10amBowdoin College is beginning to build what is expected to become the state's largest solar power project.
07/13/2014 7:10amThe Maine Department of Education, Department of Labor and State Workforce Investment Board will receive $819,433 in federal funds for meeting adult education and workforce development goals.
07/13/2014 7:20amFive new members have been elected to the board of a foundation that oversees private assets donated to the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.
07/13/2014 7:30amOfficial: Greyhound bus collides with car in Indiana, killing 1 and injuring at least 18.
07/13/2014 7:30amThe Georgia Department of Natural Resources is seeking the public's help in counting the number of bats living in the state, a population that has been in decline in recent years.
07/13/2014 8:00amGeorgia ex-President Eduard Shevardnadze was buried Sunday in Tbilisi after his death at age 86.
07/13/2014 8:00amThe two cherries tattooed on Barb Kershaw's right ankle are beginning to disappear. And she couldn't be happier.
07/13/2014 8:01amA large collection of letters written by a New Hampshire soldier during the Civil War is being made available to the public through a partnership between the state library and Keene State College.
07/13/2014 8:30amFor one week in a 6 million-person city in Nicaragua, a team of 33 medical professionals from America with specialties in orthopedics took to one hospital with $2 million worth of medical equipment and prosthetics.
07/13/2014 8:40amMichael Odian was first drawn to horses at the age of 5, after a pony ride at a friend's birthday party.
07/13/2014 8:41amCalifornia is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.
07/13/2014 9:10amU.S. Environmental Protection Agency investigators prompted by a resident's concern in late 2012 tested rocks near a housing development in Burlington, Washington, and found evidence of naturally occurring asbestos.
07/13/2014 9:20amThe students stand in the courtyard at the Caradco Building and scout shots. They look across the street at the Voices Gallery to come up with frames.
07/13/2014 9:30amHe sported a rainbow tie for the Gay Pride Parade. He wore an "I Love LA" shirt and warbled that song on national TV to pay off a bet. He even donned a pirate outfit — puffy shirt and all — to join his equally outlandishly costumed family for a hipster parade in Brooklyn.
07/13/2014 9:40amFederal officials say a Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System pulmonologist who wrote inaccurate patient records continued doing so after being caught and faced little disciplinary action.
07/13/2014 9:40amA drug that mimics LSD, which dealers purchase over the Internet and teens spread the word about by talking and texting, is killing some young people.
07/13/2014 9:51amJersey City mayor: Suspect in officer's death didn't try to rob store, just waited for police.
07/13/2014 10:00amJersey City mayor: Suspect in officer's killing had been wanted by police for prior homicide.
07/13/2014 10:00amJersey City mayor: Before killing officer, suspect told witness he was soon going to be famous.
07/13/2014 10:20amMichelle Knight has discovered that the fame that followed her escape from Ariel Castro's house of horrors cuts both ways.
07/13/2014 10:20amA lawsuit that challenges the Legislature's repeal of Common Core education standards for English and math is being scrutinized by Oklahoma's highest court just one month before public school students are scheduled to return to the classroom.
07/13/2014 10:30amYellowstone National Park saw its visitation numbers increase more than 7 percent for the month of June, compared to a year ago.
07/13/2014 10:40amWhen openly gay police chief Crystal Moore was fired by a mayor who condemned her lifestyle as "questionable," she feared her two decade career in law enforcement in this town was over.
07/13/2014 10:41amMontana State University Alumni Foundation has hired Christopher D. Murray as its new president and CEO.
07/13/2014 10:50amMilitary veterans account for nearly a quarter of Oregon's suicides, even though veterans make up less than 10 percent of the state's population.
07/13/2014 11:11amThe Idaho Fish and Game Commission is opposing the proposed Boulder-White Clouds National Monument for fear of losing control of wildlife management in the 592,000-acre area.
07/13/2014 11:20amYears of turmoil at the University of Texas at Austin could complicate a search for two of the most powerful higher education jobs in the state: a new UT system chancellor and a president of the 50,000-student flagship campus.
07/13/2014 12:00pmAspen trees that have been in decline on the National Elk Refuge for decades are showing some signs of bouncing back on parts of the preserve in northwest Wyoming, according to new research.
07/13/2014 12:40pmSanta Clara County has seen a sharp jump in birds infected with West Nile virus, which has prompted an increase in mosquito spraying that upsets many residents.
07/13/2014 1:01pmA car that collided with a Greyhound bus on an Indiana highway, killing the car's driver and injuring 19 people on the bus, had just been stolen and was headed in the wrong direction, authorities said.
07/13/2014 1:11pmFormer Rep. Ken Gray, who represented southern Illinois in Congress, has died at age 89.
07/13/2014 1:11pmHealth and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama administration tried to get support from the leaders of states that will host thousands of the Central American children who have crossed the Mexican border on their own since Oct. 1.
07/13/2014 1:21pmFormer U.S. Rep. Ken Gray, who represented southern Illinois in Congress and earned the nickname the "Prince of Pork" for bringing $7 billion in projects to his district, died Saturday at age 89.
07/13/2014 1:30pmRural hospitals across Ohio face financial straits worse than their urban counterparts as expenses rise and health care reimbursements decline.
07/13/2014 1:31pmFive people were injured in a shooting outside a bar in the suburbs south of Seattle early Sunday morning, according to the King County sheriff's office.
07/13/2014 2:01pmIn an effort to curb a spike in prescription painkiller abuse, Gov. Tom Corbett's administration is endorsing a set of voluntary practices for doctors.
07/13/2014 2:11pmHealth and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell has met privately with dozens of governors today, trying to rally support from the states that will host thousands of immigrant children from Central America.
07/13/2014 2:31pmRapid City and counties around the Black Hills are seeing a noticeable rise this year in cases of a bacterial disease that can cause severe diarrhea and fever.
07/13/2014 2:31pmNew Mexico State University officials will likely decide this month whether to raise the minimum grade point average required for admission, the Albuquerque Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1mYZIaa) Sunday.
07/13/2014 2:51pm"Glee" star Chris Colfer is visiting Washington this week to promote his latest book in his fairy tale series "Land of Stories."
07/13/2014 2:51pmFor the second day in a row, lightning has been blamed in the death of a visitor at Rocky Mountain National Park.
07/13/2014 3:01pmWyoming spent about $20.7 million on prison health care services in 2011, ranking it third-highest among states in such spending per inmate, according to a new report.
07/13/2014 3:11pmWisconsin smokers who see doctors at several clinics in the Milwaukee, Madison and Janesville areas for any reason will be automatically offered free help in quitting under an experimental study.
07/13/2014 3:21pmThe attorney for Amite County's school board says the district should raise test scores before trustees try to raise their pay.
07/13/2014 3:41pmIn 2012, by the slimmest of margins, Arkansas missed being the first state in the South to legalize medical marijuana — less than 2 percent. Nearly two years later, another push to legalize the drug failed to even muster enough signatures to place the issue on the ballot.
07/13/2014 4:11pmA gunman who killed a rookie officer responding to a report of an armed robbery at a drugstore early Sunday never tried to rob the store and instead lay in wait for police, telling a witness to watch the news because he was "going to be famous," authorities said.
07/13/2014 4:21pmThe National Park Service has approved a plan to make improvements to a remote ranger station in the southwest corner of Yellowstone National Park.
07/13/2014 4:25pmSurvey finds many families spend more than planned when they take vacation road trips. Chris Clackum reports.
07/13/2014 4:31pmA Connecticut man has been arrested on charges he sprayed gunfire into a crowd outside a downtown Stamford nightclub, injuring five in a chaotic scene captured on video.
07/13/2014 4:41pmA wildfire burning on about 34 square miles of grass, brush and timber in central Washington did not grow on Saturday, but officials worry that storms forecast to arrive Sunday evening could cause explosive growth.
07/13/2014 4:41pmNampa police are investigating the shooting death of a 25-year-old man.
07/13/2014 4:51pmAuthorities say a suburban New Orleans woman has been found bludgeoned to death in her bathtub and the man she lived with and his three children are missing.
07/13/2014 5:01pmUtah Gov. Gary Herbert has been selected by his fellow governors as vice chair of the National Governors Association.
07/13/2014 5:20pmPolice say a 9-year-old boy drove his grandfather's Jeep into a neighbor's house after his grandfather let him try to back the vehicle out of his driveway.
07/13/2014 5:23pmCharles and Lisa Black moved to Maine after careers as teachers in Kansas, pursuing an idyllic retirement that prosecutors say was destroyed by arguments over money and infidelity before both plummeted off a cliff.
07/13/2014 5:30pmThe White House says President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed Ukraine, Afghanistan, Iraq and the status of Iran nuclear talks during a Sunday phone call.
07/13/2014 5:31pmBoston Mayor Martin Walsh has announced an Initiative to offer information and support services to people with Alzheimer's Disease and their caregivers.
07/13/2014 5:41pmOfficials with Louisiana State University and its Paul M. Hebert Law Center say their merger could be complete by Jan. 1.
07/13/2014 7:10pmA transgender girl has been moved to Connecticut's juvenile home for boys after she was accused of assault, the latest transfer of a troubled teenager who was sent to a psychiatric facility after supporters protested her confinement in a women's prison without criminal charges.
07/13/2014 7:20pmOfficials say an India-bound flight out of New Jersey was forced to return to the airport because of an engine fire.
07/13/2014 7:20pmA head-on collision involving a wrong-way driver on U.S. 95 near Las Vegas has killed two people.
07/13/2014 7:30pmA 12-year-old Reno-area girl has won a trip to the White House by submitting a healthy recipe.
07/13/2014 8:20pmThe U.S. Geological Survey has recorded seven small earthquakes shaking central Oklahoma in a span of about 14 hours.
07/13/2014 8:21pmAlaska mother delivers baby after falling into coma; birth will result in mother's removal from life support. Samantha Angaiak reports.
07/13/2014 9:20pmAuthorities believe a wildfire in Northern California was sparked by the exhaust from a truck driven by a man delivering supplies to an illegal marijuana plot.
07/13/2014 9:50pmNew York City fire officials say six people, including a child, suffered slight burns when a piece of camera equipment caught fire inside the observation deck of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
07/13/2014 9:56pmHundreds of surfers paddled out on boards to remember a Southern California lifeguard who drowned a week ago while saving a swimmer caught in treacherous surf.
07/13/2014 10:30pmA study says using spoons as measurements for medicine can lead to potentially dangerous dosing mistakes.
07/13/2014 11:20pmPeering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical social worker Elli Petacque Montgomery, his bulging eyes a clue that something's not right.