When Coast Guard rescuers flew to waters near the Hawaiian island of Molokai to the scene of a small plane crash, they found smoking flares from the Navy, nine people floating in yellow life vests and debris scattered across a half-mile of ocean waters with choppy waves about six feet high. The only thing missing _ the single-engine plane itself.
Mark Thiessen, Associated Press | posted Dec 13th - 1:23am
Christmas in Alaska came early this week to nearly 300 students attending school in the Yup'ik Eskimo village of Kwethluk.
Ronald Powers and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press | posted Dec 13th - 1:08am
Harry F. Rosenthal, an Associated Press writer who covered America's golden age of space exploration, presidents back to Harry Truman and whatever caught his impish eye in the stuffy halls of power, has died. He was 86.
Charles Babington, Associated Press | posted Dec 13th - 1:07am
The Republican establishment's much-anticipated pushback against the tea party wing is underway. House Speaker John Boehner made that clear Thursday, when he renewed his denunciation of groups that try to defeat GOP incumbents they consider too willing to compromise with Democrats.
Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press | posted Dec 13th - 1:04am
When red-suited revelers throng the city's streets and taverns under the banner of SantaCon, some see an outpouring of holiday spirit, not to mention spirits. But to others, it's the blight before Christmas.
Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | posted Dec 13th - 1:02am
After a sweeping vote by conservative Republicans controlling the House and President Barack Obama's Democratic allies, a bipartisan budget pact is in the hands of the Senate, where it will encounter stronger but probably futile resistance from Republicans.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | posted Dec 13th - 12:34am
Chemical weapons were probably used in four locations in Syria this year, in addition to the confirmed attack near Damascus in August that forced the government to abandon its secret chemical stockpile, U.N. inspectors have said.
Michael Tarm, Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 11:36pm
Imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Friday gets what's likely his last chance to win his freedom as a three-judge federal panel hears oral arguments in his appeal.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 11:36pm
A line of frightened young children hang onto one another's shoulders as they're shepherded from their school building. A young woman wails and clutches her chest as she holds a phone to her ear, fearing the worst about her sister. A dusting of snow coats a pile of teddy bears placed on the ground.
Ed White and Corey Williams, Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 11:23pm
Public lighting, clearing blighted structures and other once-faltering services already have improved despite Detroit's dive into bankruptcy, emergency manager Kevyn Orr told The Associated Press.
Matt Volz, Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 10:19pm
After lying to family, friends and police about what happened to her new husband when he disappeared in July, a Montana woman finally came clean to a federal judge in a surprising end to her murder trial.
Michael R. Blood, Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 10:09pm
While bass-heavy music pounds, an actor impersonating President Barack Obama dances, mugs for the camera and raps about the health care overhaul, "So tell a friend or a random guy, I've got a game-changer right here that saves lives."
Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 9:49pm
A Navajo Code Talker, whose words are inscribed on congressional medals given to his group and who fought to have a World War II comrade recognized for his service, died Thursday in New Mexico.
Mike Baker, Associated Press | posted Dec 13th - 1:30am
Is there still a chance that Puget Sound-area machinists could reach agreement with Boeing to handle much of the work on the company's new 777X jet? Hours after it appeared that negotiations between the company and the union had collapsed, there were more questions than answers.
Donna Cassata, Associated Press | posted Dec 13th - 1:05am
A comprehensive defense policy bill that aims to deal with the epidemic of sexual assault in the military is heading to the Senate, where it could get slowed by Republican outrage over majority Democrats' limits on GOP power.
Associated Press | posted Dec 13th - 12:55am
Fordham University says about 2,500 applicants erroneously received a financial aid email implying they had been admitted _ even though they hadn't.
Julie Watson, Associated Press | posted Dec 13th - 12:08am
The attorney for a naval investigator said his client will plead guilty to bribery charges for accepting pricey vacations and prostitute services in trade for providing information and advice to an Asian defense contractor at the center of a multimillion-dollar fraud probe, the Navy official's lawyer said Thursday.
Kantele Franko, Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 11:56pm
A man convicted of aggravated murder for fatally shooting his ailing wife in her hospital bed will be sentenced Friday after a prosecutor recommended he receive a six-year prison term_ instead of a possible life sentence _ because of the unique circumstances of the case.
Andrew Welsh-huggins, Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 11:46pm
A court hearing could provide details of allegations against school workers charged following an investigation prompted by the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two eastern Ohio high school football players.
Andrew Dalton, Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 11:43pm
The parent company of the Orange County Register plans to expand with a daily paper in Los Angeles, looking to further stretch its regional reach to nearly all of Southern California.
Manuel Valdes, Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 11:11pm
Few professions are as deadly as commercial fishing on the Bering Sea.
Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 11:06pm
A lawyer for imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich steps before the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago on Friday to argue in favor of overturning his corruption convictions. Short of that, his defense team wants the three-judge panel to agree to reduce Blagojevich's stiff, 14-year prison term. Among their arguments, first laid out in a 100-page court filing in July:
Lynne Tuohy, Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 9:18pm
A former Fortune 500 executive has been released on bail days after authorities say he killed an expectant couple in a crash while trying to commit suicide.
Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 8:49pm
Federal bus safety regulators announced they have shut down 52 companies in what they describe as a major nationwide crackdown on unsafe carriers.
MSNBC U.S. Headlines
Two people killed after rock slide flattens Utah home
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 04:08:02 GMT
Overhauled Mega Millions jackpot soars to $400 million in Friday's drawing
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 03:23:13 GMT
Cops looking for fraternity members who left fatal hazing
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 02:43:22 GMT
Feds permanently park 52 unsafe bus companies
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 01:42:05 GMT
'We will not be silent': Families of victims vow to bring 'Newtown effect' to gun-control debate
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 01:30:32 GMT
CNN U.S. Headlines
'Glittery, glassy beauty' of ice
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 09:23:16 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
Fordham: 2,500 early-admission applicants got notices erroneously implying admission
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 07:55:47 GMT
Michigan hunter recalls week stranded in Alaskan wilderness
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 07:08:55 GMT
Ohio man to be sentenced for killing ailing wife at hospital; prosecutor recommended leniency
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 06:52:01 GMT
Initial court hearing set for Ohio school workers charged after high school football rape case
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 06:48:42 GMT
Multiple people stabbed in parking lot after Denver Broncos game
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 05:57:41 GMT
CBS U.S. Headlines
At least 3 stabbed in parking lot after Broncos game
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 08:41:12 -0500
Libyan accused in embassy bombings to stand trial next year
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:33:18 -0500
Wrongfully-convicted man released after 31 years in prison
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:58:10 -0500
“Affluenza” slammed as defense for wealthy Texas teen’s fatal DWI wreck
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:29:09 -0500
DOT says not so fast over FCC call to lift ban on in-flight calls
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:31:26 -0500
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