Posted: 6:13 PM As Egypt's Islamist candidate claimed victory in a presidential run-off, Pentagon and State Department officials expressed concern with a last-minute decree by Egypt's ruling military council giving itself sweeping authority to maintain its grip on power.
Posted: 4:41 PM Fewer children are being prescribed antibiotics nowadays compared to a decade ago, according to a new study from the Food and Drug Administration. But over the past 10 years, more kids and teens were given prescriptions for ADHD drugs.
Posted: 4:38 PM Half of independents would be happy if the Supreme Court this month decides to throw out President Obama's health care law in it's entirety, according to a new poll from the Pew Research Center.
Posted: 4:34 PM The first defense witness called in the child-sex abuse case of Jerry Sandusky testified Monday morning that he "never saw anything inappropriate" between the former assistant football coach and any young boys while they showered.
Posted: 4:30 PM President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday released a joint statement calling for "an immediate cessation of all violence" in Syria, endorsing a political transition to democracy in the conflicted country.
Posted: 4:28 PM George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin, told his wife to buy bulletproof vests for them and for his attorney, according to jailhouse calls released Monday.
Posted: 4:12 PM Despite telling the court they were indigent, George Zimmerman and his wife discussed -- in code -- money raised online to help in his defense on second-degree murder charges, transcripts of jailhouse phone calls released Monday show.
Posted: 3:40 PM Rodney King, whose beating by Los Angeles police in 1991 was caught on camera and sparked riots after the acquittal of the four officers involved, was found dead in his swimming pool Sunday, authorities and his fiancee said. He was 47.
Posted: 10:03 AM Obama frequently makes trips to the Washington suburbs to play golf on the weekends – in the past several months he has played the course at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland and Fort Belvoir in Virginia.
Posted: 1:45 PM When John Edwards faced the prospect of an indictment that could put him behind bars, he calmly told his mistress he would probably wind up in a low-security prison in Virginia more like a country club than a jail. She quickly told him she and their daughter would move there to be near him if that happened.
Posted: 1:37 PM A Northern California jury has awarded $28 million in damages to a woman who said the Jehovah's Witnesses allowed an adult member of a Fremont church to molest her when she was a child in the mid-1990s.
Posted: 1:35 PM An avalanche on Mount McKinley swept a Japanese climbing team off a hill as they tried to descend on a rope line, leaving four presumed dead. One climber survived after tumbling 60 feet into a crevasse.