Posted: 01/09/2013 - A commuter ferry from New Jersey crashed into a dock in lower Manhattan during the Wednesday morning rush hour.
Posted: 01/09/2013 - As flu cases continue to surge around the county, some hospitals are taking extreme measures to deal with the influx of sick patients.
Posted: 01/09/2013 - The Washington National Cathedral, where the nation gathers to mourn tragedies and celebrate new presidents, will soon begin performing same-sex marriages.
Posted: 01/08/2013 - Mark Kelly and his wife Gabrielle Giffords launched a political action committee to raise money to counter the gun lobby. Giffords and Kelly want background checks for private sales of firearms.
Posted: 01/08/2013 - Nine of the incoming 84 members of the House are returning to Capitol Hill. Most of them lost their seats in 2010 when Republicans surged into control of the House. Some returning members say their election losses weren't as much about them as the climate
Posted: 01/08/2013 - Urooj Khan, 46, won $1 million before taxes on an Illinois lottery scratch ticket. He died suddenly weeks later; authorities first ruled his death "natural"... but experts found he died of "cyanide toxicity," a medical examiner says.
Posted: 01/08/2013 - Even as it runs ads thanking America for a $182 billion bailout, insurer AIG might join a lawsuit claiming that shareholders were unfairly hurt by the terms of the federal rescue that kept it out of bankruptcy four years ago.
Posted: 01/08/2013 - The Obama administration is considering removing all U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the NATO combat mission officially finishes at the end of 2014.
Posted: 01/08/2013 - (CBS News) Cyclist Lance Armstrong once offered a large "donation" to the same agency that recently concluded he and his team had used illegal substances, causing him to be stripped of his seven Tour de Frances wins.
Posted: 01/08/2013 - A couple had just said "I do" in a hot air balloon when a strong gust of wind took the balloon - and the entire wedding party - on an out-of-control ride.
Posted: 01/08/2013 - Amid confusion that there might actually be a human being stuck in a pond, an impressive three fire crews were dispatched, including a water rescue unit, to help a stuck squirrel.
Posted: 01/08/2013 - A second coroner's inquest found that singer Amy Winehouse "voluntarily consumed alcohol; a deliberate act that took an unexpected turn and led to her death."
Posted: 01/08/2013 - With no signs of trauma and nothing to raise suspicions, the sudden death of a Chicago man just as he was about to collect nearly $425,000 in lottery winnings was initially ruled a result of natural causes.
Posted: 01/08/2013 - The government is warning consumers to inspect Fisher-Price Newborn Rock 'N Play Sleepers due to risk of exposure to mold for infants who use them.
Posted: 01/07/2013 - During the opening of a hearing in which prosecutors began laying out their case against James Holmes, the officers testified the movie was still playing as they entered the theater where Holmes had allegedly opened fire.
Updated: 01/07/2013 - Urooj Khan's death while holding nearly $425,000 lottery ticket was initially ruled to be from natural causes. Six months later, medical examiners say it was cyanide poisoning.
Posted: 01/07/2013 - President Obama says the ex-senator from Nebraska is "the leader that our troops deserve".. Hagel says he's eager to "set the record straight" about where he stands on issues, after being criticized by Republicans for his position on Iraq, Iran and Israel.
Posted: 01/07/2013 - A New York judge broke down in tears as she sentenced Rodney Alcala for the 1970s killings of two women. He was already imprisoned for five California deaths.
Posted: 01/07/2013 - Students returning to school in Los Angeles following winter break will find an increased police presence, following last month's mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut in which 26 people, including 20 young children, were killed.
Posted: 01/07/2013 - Public Education in Texas is running $1 billion short, meaning officials will soon have to seek that much in supplemental appropriations from the state legislature.
Updated: 01/07/2013 - The hip hop community is in mourning, following the death of rapper Freddy E this weekend.
Posted: 01/07/2013 - After a series of health problems that ultimately landed her in the hospital with a blood clot in her head, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton returned to work today.
Posted: 01/07/2013 - Federal regulators announced an $8.5 billion settlement on Monday involving 10 banks over alleged foreclosure abuses.
Posted: 01/07/2013 - Four young women were found shot to death in the same apartment in a rugged part of south Tulsa on Monday, apparent victims of a midday shooting spree at a building near a park along the Arkansas River. A 4-year-old was found unharmed.