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3 Teens Arrested For Assault After Girl's Suicide

Posted: 04/12/2013 - Eight days after allegedly being sexually battered while passed out at a party, and then humiliated by online photos of the assault, 15-year-old Audrie Pott posted on Facebook that her life was ruined, "worst day ever," and hanged herself.

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Kerry: A Nuclear-Armed North Korea Is "Unacceptable"

Posted: 04/12/2013 - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered a stark warning to North Korea on Friday not to test-fire a mid-range missile, while rejecting a new U.S. intelligence report suggesting significant progress in the communist regime's nuclear weapons program.

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Watch: Deadly Twister Caught On Cam In Mississippi

Updated: 04/11/2013 - In Noxubee County, a tornado destroyed some mobile homes, uprooted trees and overturned an 18-wheeler on Thursday (4/11.) There was damage in Shuqualak, Macon and Prairie Point.

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Toyota, Honda, Nissan In Huge Air Bag Recall

Posted: 04/11/2013 - Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling more than 2 million vehicles globally for an identical problem with air bags on the passenger side whose inflator may burst, sending plastic pieces flying.

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Major Hurdle Cleared, Senate Begins Debate On Gun Bill

Posted: 04/11/2013 - After months of lobbying, negotiating, and deal-making, the Senate today moved forward with a critical piece of the Obama administration's gun safety proposals, a modest victory for gun control advocates but just one small step toward enacting legislation that would more strictly regulate gun ownership in America.

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Teen Kills Herself After Rape And Bullying, Mother Says

Posted: 04/11/2013 - A Canadian woman said Tuesday her 17-year-old daughter hanged herself after she never recovered from an alleged rape by four teenage boys that left her deeply depressed and bullied in her community, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) reported.

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First Vote Set On Senate Gun Bill Amid GOP Resistance

Posted: 04/11/2013 - The Senate is poised to take its first procedural vote on a gun control bill Thursday at 11 a.m. ET, marking the first congressional floor action on a piece of gun legislation since the December massacre in Newtown, Conn., claimed the lives of 20 small children and six faculty members at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Gunman Holding Firefighters Killed; 4 Hostages Okay

Updated: 04/10/2013 - Four firefighters held hostage in Georgia are slightly injured. SWAT members killed the gunman who was holding them. Police say the gunman wanted his power and cable turned back on.

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Jailed Couple Was Looking For Armegeddon

Posted: 04/10/2013 - Joshua and Sharyn Hakken seemed to have a charmed life, doting on their two young boys, buying a comfortable home and building successful careers as engineers. It all derailed last year when police in Louisiana found the family inside a hotel room with drugs, weapons and promises from the parents to take "a journey to the Armageddon."

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Malawi Government Lashes Out At Madonna For Being A Diva

Posted: 04/10/2013 - The Malawi government issued an angry attack on the pop diva Madonna Wednesday, alleging she expected to be granted VIP treatment during her controversial tour to this southern African country last week.

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With Major Issues On Tap, Obama Continues GOP Outreach

Posted: 04/10/2013 - With debates on the budget, gun control and immigration looming, President Obama continues his outreach to Republicans, looking for more opportunities for cooperation with Republican senators when he dines with a host of them Wednesday evening at the White House.

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North Korea Said To Be Ready For Missile Test Any Day

Updated: 04/10/2013 - The prospect of a North Korean missile test is "considerably high," South Korea's foreign minister told lawmakers Wednesday as Pyongyang calmly prepared to mark the April 15 birthday of its founder, historically a time when it seeks to draw the world's attention with dramatic displays of military power.

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Texting, Fatigue Blamed For Missouri Helicopter Crash

Posted: 04/09/2013 - Medical helicopter crashed in Mosby, Missouri in 2011, killing pilot and three others. Pilot engaged in private text conversation while preparing for doomed flight. Actions could influence federal rules on texting, phone calls by pilots.

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Cuba To Turn Over Florida Couple And Children

Posted: 04/09/2013 - Foreign Ministry official Johana Tablada told The Associated Press in a written statement Tuesday that Cuba had informed U.S. authorities of the country's decision to turn over Joshua Michael Hakken, his wife Sharyn, and their two young boys.

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