08/02/2014 2:40amForty people were injured and more than half of them hospitalized in two separate San Francisco transit collisions just minutes apart — a bus and a dump truck crashed then a light-rail train and a tractor-trailer collided across town.
08/02/2014 4:10amPresident Barack Obama says he's taking action on his own because Congress is doing so little for working families.
08/02/2014 6:50amAuthorities in Taiwan's second-biggest city zeroed in on a petrochemical firm Saturday in their investigation into a series of gas pipeline explosions that killed 28 people and injured 286, as anger rose over the handling of the disaster.
08/02/2014 7:10amWith employers ramping up hiring and the unemployment rate sinking in the past year, pressure is rising on Janet Yellen's Federal Reserve: Is the time near to raise interest rates to prevent a strengthening economy from igniting inflation?
08/02/2014 7:10amTen Burlington High School students are staffing a food truck at various locations this summer as part of a program to teach them culinary and business skills.
08/02/2014 7:20amIn more than five years in Congress, Republican Rep. John Fleming of Louisiana recalls voting only once for emergency spending that raised the federal deficit.
08/02/2014 8:51amWhat can President Barack Obama actually do without Congress to change U.S. immigration policies? A lot, it turns out.
08/02/2014 9:20amThe fight to establish charter schools in Nebraska isn't over, despite the loss of a key advocate in the Nebraska Legislature and opponents' vow to keep the publicly funded, independently run schools out of the state.
08/02/2014 9:50amA finger on Myrtis Henderson's left hand is stuck in a bent position, a cyst on the tendon freezing any motion.
08/02/2014 10:51amVermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders says new legislation passed this past week should go a long way toward clearing up long delays some veterans have been seeing when they seek medical care from Veterans Affairs health centers.
08/02/2014 11:30amA hospital in Greenville is getting a nearly $7 million grant to research how to improve the long term outcome for cancer patients and reduce the disparities in their care.
08/02/2014 12:11pmSecretary of State John Kerry will be focusing on Southeast Asia and the Pacific next week. He'll be leaving Friday on a six-day trip to Myanmar, Australia, the Solomon Islands and Hawaii.
08/02/2014 1:00pmVermont State Colleges Chancellor Tim Donovan says a 4-percent budget cut being sought by the Shumlin administration will mean job losses on the system's campuses.
08/02/2014 1:20pmOhio health officials are partnering with a hospital association to focus on infant mortality and promote safe-sleeping habits.
08/02/2014 6:01pmFor a church picnic, the congregation at Fancy Farm is anything but reverent.
08/02/2014 6:40pmGlen Price is part Washington, D.C. suburbanite, part West Virginia moonshine aficionado.
08/02/2014 7:21pmDismantling the San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern California will take two decades and cost $4.4 billion, but spent radioactive fuel will be held at the site indefinitely, according to a game plan from Southern California Edison.
08/02/2014 8:11pmThe first Ebola victim to be brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit Saturday at one of the nation's best hospitals, where doctors said they are confident the deadly virus won't escape.