Posted: 10/20/2012 - Tennessee's chief medical officer says the rate of new infections from fungal meningitis appears to be declining in the state where it was first discovered.
Posted: 10/20/2012 - The deadly outbreak of meningitis has spread to 16 states and infected 271 people. Today, the death toll climbed to 21.
Posted: 10/20/2012 - Another death from meningitis was reported by federal health officials Friday, who say there are now 271 infections in 16 states tied to the deadly outbreak caused by contaminated steroid injections.
Posted: 10/20/2012 - The Kansas Supreme Court has given a man convicted in a 1982 rape and murder the chance to argue for new DNA testing.
Posted: 10/19/2012 - The most famous and revered pastor in America, Billy Graham, is calling on voters to cast a ballot for their faith in full-page ads in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today and other newspapers.
Posted: 10/19/2012 - Stocks tumbled to close the week, amid weak corporate earnings. Dow plunges 205 points after GE, McDonald's and Microsoft announce disappointing financial results for the quarter.
Posted: 10/19/2012 - Colin Small faces 13 felony and misdemeanor counts relating to voter fraud, including eight counts of disclosure of voter registration applications.
Posted: 10/19/2012 - A Pennsylvania high school teacher sent sexually explicit text messages to one of his students and offering extra credit points in return for her nude photos.
Posted: 10/19/2012 - The alleged screening failures at one of the New York area's three major airports were uncovered late last year. Surveillance cameras were installed in one of its 25 screening rooms to check for possible thefts.
Posted: 10/19/2012 - Zimmerman in court for a bond hearing last June in Sanford.
Posted: 10/19/2012 - Test runs started zooming along a small section of the Amtrak line between Chicago and St. Louis at 111 mph Friday.
Posted: 10/19/2012 - In this photo taken Monday, April 11, 2011, then U.S. envoy Chris Stevens attends meetings at the Tibesty Hotel where an African Union delegation was meeting with opposition leaders in Benghazi, Libya. (AP Photo)
Posted: 10/19/2012 - Colorful laundry detergent pods are poisoning an increasing number of U.S. children, federal health officials warned Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) wants doctors to be on the lookout for symptoms tied to this dangerous trend in which kids are eating the pods because they may look like candy.
Posted: 10/19/2012 - State Fair of Texas attendees and employees had a scare when they saw the beloved Big Tex statue swallowed up in flames Friday morning.
Posted: 10/19/2012 - A 10-year-old boy with Down syndrome may have been kept safe, thanks to a little help from man's best friend.
Posted: 10/18/2012 - NOPD says the children's bodies were found in a bathtub. The mother admits to the killings, and faces first degree murder charges. There was "no reason for this," a family member says.
Posted: 10/18/2012 - A U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday the federal law defining marriage is unconstitutional. Gay rights' backers laud the ruling; a conservative leader says it is "judicial activism." The issue is expected to be conclusively decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Posted: 10/18/2012 - A 1982 file recounts how a Scout leader was accused of molesting boy. An attorney says Congress should audit abuse prevention policy for its effectiveness.