Updated: 11/08/2013 - The European Space Agency says its GOCE research satellite will crash to Earth on Sunday night or during the day on Monday.
Posted: 11/08/2013 - With a trip to Louisiana Friday, President Obama will look to get back on the offensive with other parts of his second-term agenda that have been subsumed by the troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act.
Posted: 11/08/2013 - A 12-car freight train carrying crude oil derailed on a trestle and caught fire late Thursday night near Aliceville, in western Alabama, authorities say.
Updated: 11/07/2013 - President Obama offered an apology as the White House tries to combat a cascade of troubles surrounding the rollout of the health care law often referred to as "Obamacare."
Posted: 11/07/2013 - 60 Minutes says it has received new information that calls into question the account of a man who claimed he was an eyewitness to the Benghazi embassy attack.
Updated: 11/07/2013 - Today's fourth and eighth graders are doing better than their predecessors in math and reading, but even with record scores, it's too early to celebrate.
Updated: 11/07/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took a step toward potentially eliminating trans fats from the food supply with a preliminary determination they are no longer "generally recognized as safe."
Posted: 11/07/2013 - The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.8 percent annual rate from July through September, a surprising sign of strength. Much of the growth came from a surge in business restocking.
Posted: 11/07/2013 - Twitter late Wednesday priced its shares at $26, as the social networking firm prepares to go public tomorrow morning in the splashiest initial share offering since Facebook's (FB) May 2012 market debut.
Posted: 11/06/2013 - Blockbuster climbed high in the 1990s in the videotape-rental business, boasting more than 9,000 stores at one time. The company announced Wednesday it would close its remaining 300 American stores.
Posted: 11/06/2013 - Two 13-week-old Sumatran tiger cubs at the National Zoo took a swim test on Wednesday.
Posted: 11/06/2013 - Detroit Mayor-elect Mike Duggan celebrates his mayoral victory Tuesday night. The mayor-elect tells a newspaper his first priority will be cutting police response times.
Updated: 11/06/2013 - The level of carbon dioxide has increased 41 percent since the start of the industrial era.
Posted: 11/06/2013 - Homesick American hijacker offers to return from Cuba Even though he's a fugitive after being indicted by a U.S. court for the hijacking in 1985, William Potts has been trying to turn himself over to U.S. authorities for more than a year.
Updated: 11/06/2013 - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday told Congress that it isn't worth delaying the implementation of new Obamacare rules, or taking down the botched HealthCare.gov website, in spite of the ongoing problems.
Posted: 11/06/2013 - Last month's U.S. government shutdown is making it difficult to get a handle on the state of the economy.