Houston's Astrodome stadium, New York's old Pan Am Worldport Terminal at Kennedy Airport and Montana's one-room schoolhouses are joining a list of the nation's most endangered historic places.
David Espo and Erica Werner, Associated Press | posted 38 minutes ago
After secretive talks, key senators express optimism they are closing in on a bipartisan agreement to toughen the border security requirements in immigration legislation that also offers a path to citizenship to millions living in the country illegally.
Thomas J. Sheeran and John Seewer, Associated Press | posted 38 minutes ago
A mentally disabled mother authorities said was enslaved for two years along with her daughter spent time in jail this year after pleading guilty to beating the girl, but her attorney told a judge that her captors forced her to do it.
Tom Hays, Associated Press | posted 47 minutes ago
A judge who heard prostitutes testify that a father-and-son pimp team made them feel like family cleared the two men of sex trafficking charges Wednesday.
Dina Cappiello and Josh Lederman, Associated Press | posted 49 minutes ago
President Barack Obama is planning a major push using executive powers to tackle the pollution blamed for global warming in an effort to make good on promises he made at the start of his second term. "We know we have to do more _ and we will do more," Obama said Wednesday in Berlin.
Associated Press | posted 50 minutes ago
The FBI uses drones for surveillance of stationary subjects, and the privacy implications of such operations are "worthy of debate," FBI Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday.
Ivan Moreno, Associated Press | posted 53 minutes ago
A new wildfire in the foothills southwest of Denver forced the evacuation of dozens of homes Wednesday as hot and windy conditions in much of Colorado and elsewhere in the West made it easy for fires to start and spread.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | posted Jun 19th - 4:28pm
By saying he intends to bargain with Russia over new reductions in nuclear weapons, rather than make cuts on his own, President Barack Obama is asking for cooperation from a former Cold War foe in no mood to agree.
Pete Yost, Associated Press | posted Jun 19th - 4:27pm
FBI Director Robert Mueller on Wednesday urged Congress to move carefully before making any changes that might restrict the National Security Agency programs for mass collection of people's phone records and information from the Internet.
Corey Williams, Associated Press | posted Jun 19th - 4:21pm
Beneath a swimming pool, under a horse farm and now a weed-grown field north of Detroit. For at least the third time in a decade, FBI agents grabbed shovels and combed through dirt and mud in the search for Jimmy Hoffa's remains or clues to the disappearance of the former Teamsters boss.
Dee-ann Durbin, Associated Press | posted Jun 19th - 4:17pm
Car buyers increasingly want high-tech features like voice recognition and navigation. But they're not very forgiving of the car company when those systems fail.
Brett Zongker, Associated Press | posted Jun 19th - 4:17pm
A federal commission charged with building a national memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower voted unanimously Wednesday to approve architect Frank Gehry's design for a park near the National Mall, allowing the project to move forward over the objections of Eisenhower's family.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | posted 2 minutes ago
The House voted on Wednesday to cut food stamps by $2 billion a year as part of a wide-ranging farm bill.
David Sharp, Associated Press | posted 4 minutes ago
Maine's blunt-spoken governor doesn't mince words when opponents dare to cross him but he's saved some of his harshest criticism for newspapers, once telling schoolchildren he isn't a fan of papers and another time saying that reading one is "like paying somebody to tell you lies."
Philip Elliott, Associated Press | posted 11 minutes ago
Students applying for financial aid for the coming school year could find some comfort in a bipartisan student loan compromise taking shape in the Senate that would prevent interest rates from doubling and set a single rate each year for undergraduate students, rich or poor.
John Flesher, Associated Press | posted 17 minutes ago
A wooden beam that has long been the focus of the search for a 17th century shipwreck in northern Lake Michigan was not attached to a buried vessel as searchers had suspected, but still may have come from the elusive Griffin or some other ship, archaeologists said Wednesday.
Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press | posted 21 minutes ago
A serial killer convicted of murdering six people in a shooting spree that terrorized Phoenix in 2005 and 2006 was found dead Wednesday in his prison cell, officials said.
Associated Press | posted 27 minutes ago
Authorities say an Ohio woman who buried her mother in her yard and cashed the dead woman's Social Security checks for 14 years has been sentenced to 30 days in prison.
Associated Press | posted 31 minutes ago
A couple that prosecutors dubbed the "landlords from hell" for going to scary lengths to drive tenants from a San Francisco apartment building have pleaded guilty to several felonies.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | posted 34 minutes ago
Three people were shot to death and a fourth was seriously injured Wednesday at a condominium building in Louisville, Ky.
Jim Abrams, Associated Press | posted 44 minutes ago
Michael Froman, a senior White House economic adviser and classmate of President Barack Obama at Harvard Law School, on Wednesday won Senate confirmation to be the next U.S. trade representative.
Brian Witte, Associated Press | posted Jun 19th - 4:19pm
The U.S. Naval Academy on Wednesday charged three Navy football players with sexually assaulting a female midshipman at an off-campus house more than a year ago.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | posted Jun 19th - 4:11pm
The relocation of Yellowstone National Park bison to tribal lands in Montana can resume, under a Wednesday ruling from the state's Supreme Court that revives a stalled conservation initiative for the animals.
MSNBC U.S. Headlines
Naval Academy files sex assault charges against three football players
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:14:16 GMT
LA schools to give every student an iPad
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 21:40:59 GMT
'Modern-day slavery': State Dept. says millions of human trafficking victims go unidentified
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 21:40:57 GMT
George Zimmerman's parents attend jury selection
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 21:18:59 GMT
Feds: 2 plotted to build 'Hiroshima light switch' weapon
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:00:49 GMT
CNN U.S. Headlines
What U.S. learned from surveillance
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:40:00 EDT
Tusks fund terror
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:31:34 EDT
Cops should back reform
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 09:54:40 EDT
Action needed to end trafficking
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 09:14:04 EDT
Bring voting into the digital age
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 07:30:10 EDT
Fox U.S. Headlines
4 shot, 3 dead in shooting at Kentucky condo
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 23:01:15 GMT
SF 'landlords from hell' plead guilty to felonies
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:57:27 GMT
Man convicted in Phoenix's 'serial shootings' dies
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:26:05 GMT
3 Navy football players accused of sexual assault
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:11:42 GMT
4 shot, 3 dead at Ky. condo shooting
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:11:13 GMT
CBS U.S. Headlines
Video: Behind-the-scenes of TWA Flight 800 investigation
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:23:49 EDT
FBI finds possible remains at gangster "Jimmy the Gent's" NYC home
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:05:20 EDT
3 football players charged in Naval Academy rape case
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:01:51 EDT
BP spill: New indictments for ex-employees
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:49:45 EDT
Video: August 23, 2000: NTSB releases findings of TWA Flight 800 probe
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:33:12 EDT
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