Updated: 10/21/2013 - Police say the two people killed in a school shooting were a staff member and a student who was likely the attacker.
Posted: 10/21/2013 - Back in custody after using forged documents to escape their life sentences, two convicted killers were being grilled on Sunday by law enforcement authorities who said they expect to make more arrests in a case that has given both court and corrections officials in Florida a black eye.
Posted: 10/21/2013 - In the eyes of some Republicans, one of the cruelest ironies of the recent government shutdown was its overshadowing of the rollout of Obamacare's insurance exchanges - an inauspicious, glitch-ridden debut that even the law's most ardent supporters were hard-pressed to defend.
Posted: 10/18/2013 - The Obama administration claims the federal web site for Obamacare isn't working because it's been swamped by high numbers of applicants. But software engineers say the web site is bogging down all by itself because of poor design.
Posted: 10/18/2013 - The number of reported laser pointer instances at New York City's three metropolitan area airports is up 17 percent over last year and injuries are on the rise too, the FBI said in a statement.
Posted: 10/18/2013 - Wal-Mart has reconsidered firing a worker who helped a woman being assaulted.
Posted: 10/18/2013 - As soon as lawmakers in Washington brokered a deal to reopen the government and raise the debt limit, President Obama urged Congress to "put the last three weeks behind us" and move forward with the fiscal plan it agreed to."
Posted: 10/18/2013 - The documents that led to the release of two convicted murderers who are still on the loose bore the forged signature of a Florida judge, and an Orange County Clerk of Courts spokesperson says authorities may never be able to determine where the paperwork originated.
Posted: 10/18/2013 - A Michigan man says he was fired from his job at Wal-Mart after he tried to help a woman being assaulted in the parking lot of one of the retail giant's stores and ended up fighting with her attacker.
Posted: 10/17/2013 - President Obama said Thursday morning that his top three priorities for the rest of the year will be passing a budget, immigration reform, and a farm bill now that the government has been reopened and a default averted.
Posted: 10/17/2013 - The Senate has confirmed the daughter of slain President John F. Kennedy to be U.S. ambassador to Japan.
Posted: 10/17/2013 - There are still slaves in the majority of countries across the world, according to a new report released Thursday by the NGO "Walk Free."
Posted: 10/17/2013 - The White House's budget office says federal workers should expect to return to work Thursday morning as the partial government shutdown comes to an end.
Posted: 10/16/2013 - Eric and Ryan Jensen filed documents Tuesday notifying the court that they would plead guilty to unspecified charges linked to a 2011 listeria outbreak.
Posted: 10/16/2013 - The jury in federal district court in Dallas found that the Securities and Exchange Commission failed to prove the key elements of its case, including the claim that Mark Cuban agreed to keep certain information confidential and not trade on it.
Posted: 10/16/2013 - With hours left for Congress to finalize and pass legislation before the United States' borrowing authority expires, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., formally unveiled a plan Wednesday that will fund the government through Jan. 15 and lift the debt limit through Feb. 7.