Posted: 11/22/2013 - Moments after touching down, the pilot of a cargo-hauling jumbo jet seemed confused in his exchanges with air traffic controllers who had guided his Boeing 747 toward a Kansas Air Force base.
Posted: 11/22/2013 - A 5-year-old girl who hid from arguing adults survived a shooting rampage that claimed the lives of her parents and infant brother, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. Police were treating the case as a murder-suicide.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - In a presidential proclamation released Thursday, Pres. Obama says Friday is a day to honor Pres. John F. Kennedy's memory and "celebrate his enduring imprint on American history."
Posted: 11/21/2013 - Federal regulators say rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are "outdated," and it's time to change them.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - Senate Democrats eased the way for swift approval of President Barack Obama's current and future nominees on Thursday, voting unilaterally to overturn decades of Senate precedent and undermine Republicans' ability to block final votes.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is poised to put to a vote a proposal that would prevent Republicans from using a filibuster to block judicial and executive branch nominees.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - Texas Republican Congressman Roger Williams was especially stunned as he sat in school on November 22, 1963, and heard President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Earlier that morning, he stood outside the Fort Worth Hotel with his mother and shook the President's hand right before he got on a plane and flew to Dallas.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - Republican governors facing re-election next year are emphasizing their work to steer their states through tough economic times and trying to avoid the stigma of Washington gridlock.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - Hawaii Lawmaker Tom Brower took a sledgehammer to abandoned shopping carts. He compared it to "community cleanup".. Hawaii's homeless coordinator called it "vigilante justice" in the island state.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - A new medical bulletin released to aviation medical examiners by Federal Air Surgeon Dr. Fred Tilton says pilots with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher will need to go for screening for sleep apnea.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - Seven weeks to the day since the troubled healthcare.gov website was launched, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in Miami, meeting with so-called “navigators” helping the public get signed up for coverage.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - The Rev. Billy Graham has been hospitalized with "a respiratory congestion issue," a spokesman said Wednesday.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - An unpublished study for the Air Force, obtained by The Associated Press, cites "burnout" among launch officers with their fingers on the triggers of 450 weapons of mass destruction.