A Detroit-area man who fatally shot a drunk, unarmed woman on his porch will stand trial for second-degree murder, a judge said Thursday, rejecting a self-defense argument for the killer's "bad choice."
Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press | posted 49 minutes ago
Sen. Max Baucus, the Montana Democrat who helped Republican George W. Bush win sweeping tax cuts, led the design of President Barack Obama's health law and then correctly predicted it would be a "train wreck," is getting a diplomatic plum: Washington is shipping him to China.
Matthew Brown and Josh Funk, Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 2:00pm
It's tough to miss the trains hauling crude oil out of the Northern Plains. They are growing more frequent by the day, mile-long processions of black tank cars that rumble through wheat fields and towns, along rivers and national parks.
Donna Cassata, Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 1:33pm
A comprehensive defense bill that would crack down on sexual assault in the military and add protections for victims headed toward Senate passage on Thursday.
Scott Sonner and Sandra Chereb, Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 1:32pm
The ex-fiancee of a man who has become the focus of an investigation into a Reno hospital shooting says he had a history of mental illness.
Nedra Pickler, Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 1:31pm
President Barack Obama on Thursday commuted the sentences of eight people he said were serving unduly harsh sentences for drug crimes in the most expansive use yet of his presidential power to free inmates.
Bradley Klapper, Associated Press | posted 3 minutes ago
More than a quarter of the Senate introduced legislation Thursday that could raise sanctions on Iran and compel the United States to support Israel if it launches a pre-emptive attack on the Iranian nuclear program, defying President Barack Obama and drawing a veto threat.
Brendan Farrington, Associated Press | posted 5 minutes ago
A Florida man is charged with helping his brother's killer and another murderer escape from prison with bogus court documents.
Associated Press | posted 8 minutes ago
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston is defending comments he made suggesting that poor students who are part of the nation's school lunch program should sweep cafeteria floors.
Associated Press | posted 17 minutes ago
The murder trial of a man accused of setting a 1989 fire that killed a family of four in New Hampshire ended in a mistrial Thursday after jurors failed to reach a verdict.
Holbrook Mohr, Associated Press | posted 21 minutes ago
A man lured two brothers, ages 5 and 8, from their yard in south Mississippi and took them to his camper trailer, where he sexually abused them and slashed the older boy's throat, authorities said Thursday.
Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press | posted 25 minutes ago
New Mexico's top prosecutor filed a lawsuit Thursday in state district court in an attempt to block a planned horse slaughter plant from opening in less than two weeks.
Todd Richmond, Associated Press | posted 28 minutes ago
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill Thursday that will make it harder to force public schools to drop tribal nicknames, pushing aside opponents' charges that the measure is racist.
John Milburn, Associated Press | posted 34 minutes ago
Five U.S. soldiers based at Fort Riley, Kan., and one based in Europe were killed in a helicopter crash this week in southern Afghanistan, Army officials said Thursday.
Dan Sewell, Associated Press | posted 35 minutes ago
An Ohio judge rebuffed an argument Thursday that traffic cameras make law enforcement more efficient, stating sharply that violating motorists' rights isn't the American way.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | posted 46 minutes ago
Investigators say the Air Force general fired in October as commander of the U.S. land-based nuclear missile force engaged in "inappropriate behavior" while in Russia, including heavy drinking and rudeness to his hosts.
The Associated Press | posted 47 minutes ago
President Barack Obama on Thursday commuted the sentences of eight people convicted of crimes related to selling drugs:
John Seewer, Associated Press | posted 57 minutes ago
A man, fearing doomsday, who stockpiled weapons and ammunition at a northern Ohio shopping mall has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 1:53pm
Russia objected to a proposed U.N. Security Council statement expressing outrage at Syrian government airstrikes, especially this week's indiscriminate use of heavy weapons in Aleppo that have killed more than 100 people, U.N. diplomats said Thursday.
Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 1:49pm
A sheriff's deputy was killed Thursday after gunfire erupted while he was serving a warrant at a home in Central Texas, authorities said.
Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 1:39pm
The White House says it would veto new congressional legislation that would toughen sanctions against Iran.
John Raby, Associated Press | posted Dec 19th - 1:31pm
A former West Virginia sheriff has been sentenced to probation for hacking his now ex-wife's work computer.
MSNBC U.S. Headlines
Six charged in Florida prison escape that used forged documents
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:56:03 GMT
Pentagon identifies six soldiers killed in Afghan helicopter crash
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:21:53 GMT
Marine dies during trip won on Ellen DeGeneres show
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:53:04 GMT
New Mexico legalizes same-sex marriage
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:41:31 GMT
Detroit man will stand trial for alleged murder of drunken teen
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:47:29 GMT
CNN U.S. Headlines
Toddler calls the shots in photo series
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:16:30 EST
Pigs fly in Christmas lights
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:14:38 EST
Pope shaking up bishops
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:33:50 EST
Out-of-this-world NASA shots
Sat, 30 Nov 2013 16:49:15 EST
3 medical marvels saving lives
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:16:25 EST
Fox U.S. Headlines
Police: Murder victim's brother helped killer escape Fla. prison with fake court documents
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:57:52 GMT
ACLU accuses California school district of racism
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:37:57 GMT
ACLU files suit, alleges racism, sexism at Northern California school district
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:23:57 GMT
Sheriff: Former trucker wanted in Colorado triple slaying likely on the run, not hiding out
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:06:22 GMT
NYC college bans fraternity after death of student in alleged initiation ritual
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:05:44 GMT
CBS U.S. Headlines
Search Continues For Laura Garza
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:31:22 -0500
Figure skating champ Brian Boitano says he's gay
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:49:13 -0500
Colo. Boy, 10, takes younger sister for 1:30 a.m. joyride
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:02:50 -0500
N.M. high court legalizes same-sex marriage
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:31:21 -0500
$3,500 ring dropped in Salvation Army kettle
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 18:18:23 -0500
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