A mentally disabled woman charged with shoplifting a candy bar asked to be jailed because three people "had been mean to her" _ then went on to tell authorities about her time spent in unfathomably cruel servitude, along with her young daughter, at the hands of three people, authorities said Tuesday.
Ed White, Associated Press | posted 43 minutes ago
A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday after jurors failed to reach a verdict in the trial of a Detroit police officer who fatally shot a 7-year-old girl during a chaotic search for a murder suspect that was recorded by a reality TV crew.
P. Solomon Banda, Associated Press | posted 57 minutes ago
Radar indicated a tornado briefly touched down Tuesday over the east runways of Denver International Airport, where thousands of people took shelter in bathrooms, stairwells and other safe spots until the dangerous weather passed, officials said.
Tom Krisher and Dee-ann Durbin, Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 5:19pm
After initially defying federal regulators, Chrysler abruptly agreed Tuesday to recall some older-model Jeeps with fuel tanks that could rupture and cause fires in rear-end collisions.
John Flesher, Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 5:11pm
A wooden beam embedded at the bottom of northern Lake Michigan appears to have been there for centuries, underwater archaeologists announced Tuesday, a crucial finding as crews dig toward what they hope is the carcass of a French ship that disappeared while exploring the Great Lakes in the 17th century.
David Espo and Erica Werner, Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 5:10pm
About 8 million immigrants living unlawfully in the United States would gain legal status under sweeping legislation moving toward a vote in the Senate, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday, adding the bill would push federal deficits lower in each of the next two decades.
Brady Mccombs, Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 5:08pm
A Utah man shot in the head during a Father's Day Mass was upgraded to fair condition Tuesday _ just a few hours after his son-in-law was charged with attempted homicide in the shooting.
Jim Abrams, Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 5:06pm
The Republican-led House on Tuesday passed a far-reaching anti-abortion bill that conservatives saw as a milestone in their 40-year campaign against legalized abortion and Democrats condemned as yet another example of the GOP war on women.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 5:03pm
Declaring "the days of Rambo are over," a top general said Tuesday that cultural, social and behavioral concerns may be bigger hurdles than tough physical fitness requirements for women looking to join the military's special operations units.
Anne Flaherty, Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 4:52pm
Google on Tuesday sharply challenged the federal government's gag order on its Internet surveillance program, citing what it described as a First Amendment right to divulge how many requests it receives from the government for data about its customers in the name of national security.
Justin Juozapavicius, Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 4:43pm
An engineer killed in a fiery train collision in the Oklahoma Panhandle last year suffered from serious vision problems for much of his life, underwent several corrective procedures in the years leading up to the crash and even complained that he couldn't distinguish between red and green signals, a doctor told a federal oversight board Tuesday.
Associated Press | posted 14 minutes ago
A California couple have been convicted of luring an acquaintance to their home and strangling her to kidnap her 2-month-old boy.
Associated Press | posted 30 minutes ago
Dish Network Corp. says a number of factors have made it impracticable for it to submit another offer to buy Sprint Nextel Corp. in time to beat a deadline set by the phone company.
Bob Christie, Associated Press | posted 33 minutes ago
A Texas congressman who was choking on a piece of popcorn is thanking a fellow Republican from Arizona and a House staffer who is also a doctor for stepping in to help.
Matthew Barakat, Associated Press | posted 41 minutes ago
For the second time in as many months, a Muslim civil rights group is pursuing criminal charges on behalf of a taxicab driver who was subjected to an anti-Islamic rant caught on tape.
Jay Lindsay, Associated Press | posted 41 minutes ago
The Cape Wind offshore wind project has secured a $200 million investment from a Danish pension fund in what the wind farm's president said Tuesday is a milestone for the long-delayed project.
Associated Press | posted 53 minutes ago
Oklahoma executed a 36-year-old man on Tuesday for the October 2000 stabbing deaths of a couple on whose ranch he had worked.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 5:17pm
An Internal Revenue Service manager and self-described conservative Republican said the close scrutiny of tea party groups' tax forms originated in his Cincinnati IRS office and not in Washington, according to a full transcript of his interview by congressional investigators released Tuesday.
Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 5:11pm
A spokeswoman for Maine Gov. Paul LePage says the administration will no longer comment for stories published in three of Maine's daily newspapers.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 4:59pm
Defense officials say four U.S. troops were killed Tuesday at or near Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.
Jim Fitzgerald, Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 4:45pm
A woman from the ritzy New York City suburb of Scarsdale who is accused of raising thousands of marijuana plants was compared Tuesday to Colombian cocaine lords.
Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 4:43pm
Samuel L. Jackson would have been cursing up a storm.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | posted Jun 18th - 4:39pm
Farm-state lawmakers are scrambling to win bipartisan support for a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill on the House floor this week.
MSNBC U.S. Headlines
Search for Hoffa continues in Michigan field
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:48:11 GMT
Business, tourism take a hit as Great Lakes evaporate
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:48:10 GMT
Disabled Ohio woman, daughter allegedly held captive in horrid conditions
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:37:18 GMT
Tornado touches down near Denver airport
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:37:18 GMT
‘Days of Rambo are over’: Women to enter combat roles
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:26:24 GMT
CNN U.S. Headlines
Alternative healing or quackery?
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:23:05 EDT
Bigger threat: Snowden or NSA?
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 14:54:39 EDT
Rep said what about abortion?
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 14:53:36 EDT
Boy beats racists in NBA Finals
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 14:51:31 EDT
Wipe out stigma of mental illness
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 10:20:07 EDT
Fox U.S. Headlines
Va. cabbie pursues charges after anti-Muslim rant
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:37:47 GMT
Author, teacher of endangered Lakota language dies
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:31:23 GMT
Couple guilty in murder of mother of 2-month-old
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 22:47:00 GMT
Suburban NY woman indicted on pot-growing charges
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 22:40:45 GMT
Man pleads guilty to smuggling snakes on planes
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 22:35:03 GMT
CBS U.S. Headlines
Colo. senator who pushed for gun control may lose job
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:28:51 EDT
Video: Afghan military officially takes control of country's security
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:27:52 EDT
Video: President Obama defends decisions on surveillance and Syria
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:23:43 EDT
Video: David Coleman Headley: Terror sleeper agent foiled by NSA
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:04:25 EDT
Video: Officials say NSA programs stopped over 50 potential terror attacks
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:04:21 EDT
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