Forecasters: Dangerous storms threaten Midwest
More than a dozen possible tornadoes were reported Saturday as forecasters warned residents across the nation's midsection to brace for "life-threatening" weather.
Secret Service scandal deepens; 11 placed on leave
An embarrassing scandal involving prostitutes and Secret Service agents deepened Saturday as 11 agents were placed on leave, and the agency designed to protect President Barack Obama had to offer regret for the mess overshadowing his diplomatic mission to Latin America.
Afghan youth recounts US soldier's rampage
An Afghan youth recounted on Monday the harrowing scene in his home as a lone U.S. soldier moved stealthily through it during a killing spree, then crouched down and shot his father in the thigh as he emerged from the bedroom in the deep of night.
Romney, Santorum share Super Tuesday momentum
Mitt Romney padded his delegate count on the biggest night of the GOP presidential primary season but Rick Santorum demonstrated enough strength to ensure that there's more convulsion ahead as Republicans struggle to settle on a candidate to take on President Barack Obama.
Gingrich: Limbaugh right to apologize for remarks
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says Rush Limbaugh was wrong to call a college student a "slut" and "prostitute" in the debate over contraception coverage, and was right to apologize for the comments.
Stories of survival emerge from tornado victims
The stories from tornado survivors across the South and Midwest were remarkable: schoolchildren took cover under desks, people hunkered down in a church basement or hid out in a bank vault. One family even piled on top of one another for protection.
US stock futures lower as Spain will miss targets
U.S. stock futures fell Friday after Spain's prime minister said his country will miss its deficit targets this year.
Wary eye on skies in towns hit by deadly twisters
Kera Wise picked through the fragments of her aunt and uncle's tornado-ruined home with a determined hustle under clear skies that weather forecasters warned could again turn dark and dangerous.
Ky. woman gets life for killing expectant mother
A Kentucky woman has been sentenced to life in prison in the brutal murder of a pregnant acquaintance whose baby boy was ripped from her womb.
Komen drops plan to cut Planned Parenthood grants
After three days of controversy, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity says it is reversing its decision to cut breast-screening grants to Planned Parenthood.
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