Posted: 08/19/2012 - The dictionary definition of a weed: "A plant considered undesirable, unattractive, or troublesome, especially one growing where it is not wanted." (American Heritage Dictionary)
Posted: 08/19/2012 - Three members of Russian female punk rock band Pussy Riot were sentenced to two years in prison Friday after they were found guilty of hooliganism for performing a song critical of President Vladimir Putin in a church.
Posted: 08/19/2012 - Between 20 and 25 employees of NBC's "The Tonight Show" have been laid off and host Jay Leno has taken a substantial pay cut, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told CNN on Saturday
Updated: 10/18/2012 - Family and friends remember a law enforcement officer who was killed in a shootout near Texas A&M.
Updated: 10/18/2012 - Under the budget plan offered by Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Mitt Romney would "pay less than 1 percent in taxes each year," President Obama charged during a New Hampshire campaign swing Saturday.
Posted: 08/18/2012 - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told his troops to be vigilant during upcoming training exercises between South Korea and the United States, saying they should be ready to lead a "sacred war," state media reported Saturday.
Posted: 08/18/2012 - The mother of a pregnant leukemia patient who died after her chemotherapy was delayed over anti- abortion laws is accusing doctors of not putting her daughter's health first.
Posted: 08/18/2012 - Dallas planes took to the skies Friday to spray insecticides to combat the worst West Nile virus outbreak the United States has seen this year. Thus far, 10 people have been killed and at least 230 others have been sickened in the Dallas County area.
Posted: 08/18/2012 - Paul Corby, from Pottsville, Pa., has autism and a mood disorder that causes occasional outbursts. Four years ago, the 23-year-old was also diagnosed with a deadly heart condition called a left ventricular noncompaction that requires a transplant.
Posted: 08/18/2012 - A male birth control pill advanced one step closer to reality, a team of cancer and fertility researchers announced Thursday after their latest discovery.
Posted: 08/18/2012 - The NASA Mars rover Curiosity is preparing for its first laser target practice — zapping a Martian rock 10 feet away on Saturday night.
Posted: 08/18/2012 - Tens of thousands of people descended on a waterfront park in Seattle Friday for the opening of what's billed as the nation's largest marijuana rally — an event that has a pressing political edge this year as Washington state's voters consider whether to legalize the fun use of pot for adults.