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Mexico: Drug War Has Led To 26,121 Disappearances

Posted: 02/26/2013 - Mexico's new administration says an official count shows at least 26,121 people were reported missing during the term of former President Felipe Calderon, who launched the country's offensive against drug cartels.

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Bobby Brown Sentenced To 55 Days In Jail For DUI

Posted: 02/26/2013 - Singer Bobby Brown was sentenced Tuesday after pleading no contest to charges he was under the influence and driving on a suspended license when he was arrested in October.

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More Spin Than Substance, As Sequester Nears On Friday

Posted: 02/26/2013 - Military leaders say readiness will be compromised if the cuts take full effect. Republicans seek to blame President Obama and Democrats for the situation. The two sides remain divided over taxes as part of the solution.

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Why Apple May Owe You $5

Posted: 02/26/2013 - Apple settles lawsuit over in-game iTunes purchases by kids. Parents claimed kids racked up huge bills for "freemium" games like "TapFish".. Apple will offer credits or cash refunds for people who can show their bills. Anyone can get $5 in iTunes credit, too.

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Sequester Budget Cuts Could Cost Nearly 800,000 Jobs

Posted: 02/26/2013 - The job losses would result from declines in government spending in a wide range of government programs. The across-the-board spending cuts are slated to take effect Friday, March 1st.

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After One Month, American Couple Still Missing in Peru

Posted: 02/26/2013 - Jamie Neal and Garret Hand had been chronicling their trip on social media. They last posted in late January; family and friends have not been able to reach them since. Some areas they planned to visit are out of cell phone and Internet reach.

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U. S. Housing Recovery Picks Up Steam

Posted: 02/26/2013 - The home price increase marks the third straight quarter of year-over-year gains. The price report covered 20 major housing markets.

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Chuck Hagel Confirmed As Defense Secretary

Posted: 02/26/2013 - The decorated Vietnam veteran faced a bruising confirmation battle, but that could quickly be overshadowed by forced spending cuts taking effect this week.

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Where Will The Sequester Cuts Hit Your Community?

Posted: 02/26/2013 - With just four days before a sweeping set of across-the-board budget cuts is slated to go into effect, the Obama administration is ramping up pressure on Congress to reach a deal for averting the so-called "sequestration," which would carve out $1.2 trillion from defense and non-defense spending over the course of the next 10 years.

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Texas Storms Overpower The Snowplows

Posted: 02/25/2013 - Winds associated with the storm will die down as the system moves east. Emergency crews in Oklahoma get stuck on their way to fire call. Whiteout conditions force plows from Texas highways. Amarillo, Texas gets 19 inches of snow in one day.

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Worst Day Of The Year On Wall Street

Posted: 02/25/2013 - The Dow and S&P 500 suffered their biggest one-day decline of the year Monday as U.S. stocks were whipsawed by concerns about political instability in Italy.

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Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop Dies

Posted: 02/25/2013 - Koop served as surgeon general under Presidents Reagan and George H.W. Bush. He was outspoken on public health issues and did much to elevate the office.

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Rousey Wins First UFC Women's Match

Updated: 02/25/2013 - When mixed martial arts fighters Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche stepped into the octagon Saturday night, they made history for women's sports.

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Hy-Vee Recalls Store Brand Dog Food

Updated: 02/24/2013 - Grocery store chain Hy-Vee says it's recalling some bags of Hy-Vee dog food that might contain a toxin commonly found in corn.

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Photos: Daytona Crash Sends Car Parts Flying, Injures Fans

Updated: 02/24/2013 - As emergency workers tended to injured fans and ambulance sirens wailed in the background, a somber Tony Stewart skipped the traditional post-race victory celebration following the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.

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