The FBI has announced the results of the latest nationwide sweep of prostitution rings that prey on children. Over a three-day period, FBI agents with state and local police officials "rescued" 79 minors and arrested 104 pimps.
Stockton in California's Central Valley is facing a moment of decision on whether to become the biggest American city to file for bankruptcy, as the deadline for talks with creditors approaches late Monday.
Jerry Sandusky's lawyers said Saturday they tried to quit at the start of jury selection in his child sex abuse trial because they weren't given enough time to prepare, raising an argument on the trial's speed that could become the thrust of an appeal.
No matter how the Supreme Court rules on the challenge to the health care law, it will only be a matter of minutes after that ruling is announced before attention shifts back across the street to the Capitol and to what happens next there.
On Maryland Highway 200, Officer Yancey Anthony patrols with two extra sets of eyes. Cameras, mounted on his cruiser's trunk, scan and photograph the license tags of passing cars -- sounding alarms when possible violators are spotted.
For the first time, a senior member of the Catholic Church in the United States has been convicted of concealing sexual abuse of children by pedophile priests. Sixty-one-year old Monsignor William Lynn was the secretary for clergy in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, which has 1.5 million members.
Texas Governor and former Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry described President Obama's assertion of executive privilege over documents related to the gunwalking case known as "Fast and Furious" as "Nixonian."
With the same decision announced on count after count -- guilty, guilty, guilty -- Jerry Sandusky's emphatic denials he had sexually abused boys for years became obsolete, closing a chapter in a saga that has gripped Penn State and the nation.
We learned this week that Americans bought fewer homes in May than in April. Since sales bottomed out in 2010, existing homes sales have struggled upward. They slipped again last month, by 1.5 percent. Still, there are some bright spots, as in the case of Orange County, California.