Updated: 10/02/2013 - The federal government lurched toward a partial shutdown at midnight on Monday.
Posted: 09/30/2013 - ...eat human hearts and dismember people while they are still alive, then send their limbs to family members.
Posted: 09/30/2013 - The government and BP have different estimates; establishing how much oil leaked will help determine the penalties the oil company must pay.
Posted: 09/30/2013 - The animated Sony sequel featuring the voices of Bill Hader and Anna Faris opened in first place and earned $35 million in its opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Posted: 09/30/2013 - Authorities removed two 6-foot Burmese pythons from Parrinello's garage earlier this month.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - A Chinese man whose nose was severely disfigured following a car accident will soon get a replacement -- in the form of a nose that has been growing on his forehead.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - A Texas man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for taking a neighbor's underage daughter on a multistate trip for a week and having sex with her.
Posted: 09/25/2013 - Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has ended a marathon Senate speech opposing President Barack Obama's health care law after talking for 21 hours, 19 minutes.
Posted: 09/25/2013 - The administration sees the lower-than-expected premiums as a sign that the plan to drive down health costs for consumers by increasing competition is working.
Posted: 09/24/2013 - The ACOG and ASRM opinion ignores that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that just because toxic chemicals are in the body doesn't mean it will cause diseases or negative effects.
Posted: 09/24/2013 - Recent statements by Rouhani, who is more moderate than his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, have taken a conciliatory tone that suggest a possible opening for diplomatic relations. Mr. Obama and Rouhani have also exchanged letters.
Posted: 09/24/2013 - Residents may soon get the chance to change the name of their central Florida city.
Posted: 09/24/2013 - Police say a motorist is dead after her car struck a man who had stopped beside Florida's Turnpike to rescue a cat.
Posted: 09/23/2013 - 21-year-old Bryon Champ and 20-year-old Kewane Gatewood were charged late Monday in the shooting at Cornell Square Park. Still, the Chicago Police Superintendent says that while the two played significant roles in the shooting, neither is believed to have pulled the trigger.
Updated: 09/23/2013 - The lottery winner stopped to get gas at the Murphy Express the day of the drawing, and his wife told him to buy some hot dog buns. The store didn't sell buns, but after seeing the $400 million prize advertised, the winner bought $20 in lottery tickets instead.
Posted: 09/20/2013 - Lee burned her with an iron and hot spatulas, threw her down stairs, refused to let her eat, smashed her head into a window and forced her to stand for hours with her arms and one leg raised.
Updated: 09/19/2013 - The Washington Navy Yard is reopening to workers three days after it a mass shooting in which a gunman killed 12 people.
Posted: 09/19/2013 - ...at least 58 people are missing in a mountain village where many homes were buried by a landslide unleashed by a tropical storm.