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Prosecutor hands over hours of audio in Masonic temple case

Greg Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 3:41pm

A federal prosecutor handed over hundreds of hours of audio recordings Tuesday to an attorney defending a man accused of plotting to shoot up a Milwaukee Masonic temple in the name of Islam.

Sikh man blocked by Mexican airline satisfied with apology

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 2:51pm

An Indian-American actor and designer who wasn't allowed to board a Mexico City-to-New York flight after refusing to remove his turban said Tuesday that he is satisfied with an apology from the airline.

Pope briefs priests: Don't be smug, don't judge sinners

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 2:41pm

A specially-recruited group of priests received last-minute instructions from Pope Francis Tuesday before fanning out through the world to show a more merciful face of the Catholic Church to sinners.

Mom fights back after son's picture used in cruel Internet meme

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 2:33pm

A mom whose son was born with a genetic disorder is on a crusade to get his picture taken off the Internet after it was turned into an offensive meme.

U of Illinois menorah damaged for a third time

David Mercer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 2:11pm

A 9-foot-tall menorah at a University of Illinois Jewish student center has been damaged for a third time in less than a year, police said Tuesday, and the center's rabbi believes school leaders need to take a stronger stand against the vandalism.

Have You Seen This? Mom vs triplets and toddler

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 1:16pm

I can barely get myself ready for bed, but this mom puts us all to shame. Well, at least me. She for sure puts me to shame.

Texas couple charged with forcing nanny to work for no pay

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 1:00pm

A Houston-area couple is accused of forcing a Nigerian woman to care for their five children and home without pay during a two-year period in which she was physically and verbally abused, made to work nearly 20 hours a day and told to sleep on the floor, federal authorities say.

Should I buy a home while still paying student loans?

Kathryn Vasel, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 12:55pm

Should you wait to buy a home until you can afford to put a 20 percent down payment or opt for a low down payment mortgage option?

Son of Iraqi Kurdish leader calls for aid to battle IS

Bram Janssen and Balint Szlanko, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 11:51am

A senior Iraqi Kurdish leader on Tuesday called for international aid to help finance the war against the Islamic State group, saying it's a "miracle" that underpaid Kurdish forces are still on the front lines.

Video: Boy with leukemia proposes to his favorite nurse, 'tall Sarah'

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 11:45am

When 5-year-old Gideon Robinson heard that his favorite nurse was unmarried, he volunteered to fill the role of husband himself.

15 tips of what not to do while visiting Paris

Emi Rigby, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 11:38am

Everyone knows that there are amazing things to do in Paris, but there are also some things to avoid. These tips will save money and time to enhance your visit to the City of Light.

Twin sisters in New Jersey give birth to girls minutes apart

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 11:20am

Twin sisters in New Jersey have given birth to girls just minutes apart at the same hospital.

Students learn with flight simulator, hands-on experiements at STEM Fest

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 11:15am

Jonathan, along with over 18,000 other middle and high school students, participated in the three-day event that started Feb. 2.

House delays vote on athletes' religious clothing bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 10:01am

The Georgia House has delayed voting on a bill that would prevent state-funded high schools from joining athletic associations that don't allow athletes to wear clothing expressing religious beliefs.

How and when will we get to a Zika vaccine?

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 10:01am

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $1.8 billion in emergency funding that would in part fund an expedited effort to develop a Zika vaccine, but even with presidential power and funding, a vaccine could still be awhile.

Handmade coloring books for adults help cancer patients

Sam Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 9:03am

It started as a doodle.

Police seize Santa Fe archdiocese files in molestation case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 8:51am

Authorities have seized records from the Archdiocese of Santa Fe as part of an investigation into claims that a Catholic school teacher inappropriately touched female students.

Police: Woman wanted duo to rob restaurant where she worked

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:20am

Police say a woman tried to get a couple to rob the Pennsylvania fast-food restaurant where she worked.

LDS Church's opposition does not necessarily doom medical marijuana bill, sponsor says

Lisa Riley Roche and Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:08pm

The president of the Utah state Senate says a bill allowing the medical use of edible pot products may not be dead on arrival just because the LDS church opposes it.