The U.N. Security Council is set to authorize increased military action by France and African troops to try to end near-anarchy in the Central African Republic, which has seen an upsurge in Muslim-Christian violence along with widespread killings, torture and rapes.
Dee-ann Durbin, Associated Press | posted 17 minutes ago
America's first pony car _ the Ford Mustang _ is celebrating its 50th birthday with a swoon-worthy new design and plans to go global.
Samantha Critchell, Associated Press | posted 25 minutes ago
Orchid is growing on us: A version of the purple hue is Pantone Inc.'s color of the year for 2014.
Ivan Moreno, Associated Press | posted 57 minutes ago
A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony should not be forced to violate his religious beliefs, his attorney told a judge deciding whether the cake-maker should be made to accommodate gay couples. But an attorney representing a gay couple countered Wednesday that the baker's faith doesn't give him a right to discriminate.
Jennifer Peltz and Sam Hananel, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 8:21pm
It's sometimes called highway hypnosis or white-line fever, and it's familiar to anyone who has driven long distances along a monotonous route.
Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 8:19pm
Police say two men were shot and killed and a third man wounded in a shooting that led to a lockdown at a North Carolina university.
Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 8:14pm
Emergency crews are working into the night to vacuum up tons of spilled corn from a collapsed grain silo in hopes of recovering the body of a buried feed mill worker.
Colleen Slevin, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 7:59pm
The jet stream hunkered to the south Wednesday, promising to bring nearly a week of temperatures that could dip to minus 20 or worse in the northern midsection of the country, and forcing much of the rest of the nation to deal with unexpectedly cool temperatures. In Minnesota, the cold has forced Salvation Army bell ringers inside and canceled holiday parties, while dense, cold air sunk into Rocky Mountain valleys and kept some lower elevations freezing in the West.
Suzette Laboy and Christine Armario, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 7:32pm
Wildlife workers in boats struggled unsuccessfully Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida's Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already had died.
Sue Manning, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 7:30pm
Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
Bob Christie and Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 7:08pm
An Arizona commission that oversees workplace safety blamed the state's Forestry Division on Wednesday for the June deaths of 19 firefighters, saying state fire officials knowingly put protection of property ahead of safety and should have pulled crews out earlier.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 7:02pm
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Michael Melia and Jack Gillum, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 6:06pm
As gunfire boomed over and over in the background, a janitor begged a 911 dispatcher to send help, saying, "There's still shooting going on! Please!" A woman breathlessly reported seeing a gunman run down a hall. And a teacher said she was holed up in her classroom with her children but hadn't yet locked the door.
Kimberly Dozier, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 5:34pm
The National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.
Sara Burnett, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 5:09pm
With the fight over solving Illinois' worst-in-the-nation pension shortfall now headed to the courts, the financially troubled state faces a grim possibility: The plan could be tossed, and Illinois could wind up in an even deeper fiscal hole than the one it's in now.
Brady McCombs, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 5:08pm
A federal judge should strike down Utah's same-sex marriage ban because the precedent has been set by the U.S. Supreme Court and discrimination has gone on long enough, an attorney for three gay couples challenging the 2004 voter-passed law argued Wednesday.
Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 8:47pm
The brother-in-law of a man shot by a New Orleans police officer days after Hurricane Katrina testified Wednesday that Henry Glover was hit while he was standing still lighting a cigarette, but a fellow officer later testified Glover was running away.
Ron Todt, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 6:52pm
A Philadelphia teenager pleaded guilty in juvenile court to using his Twitter account to intimidate a crime victim.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 6:30pm
Britain is urging the U.N. Security Council to adopt a resolution calling on all countries not to pay ransom to kidnappers who use the money to finance terrorist groups.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 6:00pm
President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple to 20 percent its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
Jeri Clausing, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 5:40pm
The fate of an Arizona inmate who kidnapped and murdered a retired Oklahoma couple following a 2010 prison break went to the jury Wednesday, the final phase in a rare and lengthy New Mexico death penalty trial.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 5:22pm
The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria's chemical weapons said Wednesday that preparations are on track to move the most dangerous chemical agents from sites in the war-torn country to the port of Latakia, but there are serious security issues on key roads.
Hannah Dreier, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 5:12pm
Baby boomers are suckers for appeals to their narcissism. Generation Xers can't stand their parents. And millennials want to feel like do-gooders.
Terry Collins, Associated Press | posted Dec 4th - 5:09pm
A San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train's emergency brakes malfunctioned Wednesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in a tunnel and sending at least nine people to hospitals, officials said.
MSNBC U.S. Headlines
New York lawsuit seeks 'legal personhood' for chimpanzee
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 03:45:04 GMT
Real-life Barksdale reportedly arrested on drug charges - just like namesake on 'The Wire'
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 03:45:04 GMT
'Top Gun' inspiration becomes highest-ranking woman at Pentagon
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 03:45:03 GMT
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to join U.S. sports radio show
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 03:45:03 GMT
Arctic invasion: Brutal weather system threatens most of US with snow, ice, wind
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:31:04 GMT
CNN U.S. Headlines
Photographers find beauty in decay
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 09:07:48 EST
Out-of-this-world NASA shots
Sat, 30 Nov 2013 16:49:15 EST
Astronaut captures typhoon
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:37:34 EST
USAF sends 29 satellites to space
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:36:36 EST
3 medical marvels saving lives
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:16:25 EST
Fox U.S. Headlines
Florida man kills wife, son with crossbow, sheriff says
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:00:39 GMT
California county says neighborhood Christmas lights can stay
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:00:03 GMT
Bias incidents at Vassar College reportedly a hoax
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 03:11:35 GMT
NC campus lockdown lifted after nearby shooting
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 02:25:12 GMT
Philadelphia teen pleads guilty to intimidating crime victim through his Twitter account
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 01:39:25 GMT
CBS U.S. Headlines
Three of a kind: Identical triplets born in California
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 04:02:23 -0500
Report: Arizona hotshots died when property protection trumped safety
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 01:48:24 -0500
Norman Rockwell work sells for $46 million
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 00:56:54 -0500
Arctic air turns temperatures frigid from Rockies to Minnesota
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 23:15:43 -0500
Accused LAX shooter makes first court appearance
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:46:09 -0500
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