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  • Shock jock lawyers fight in court over alleged DUI setup

    CLEARWATER, Fla. – Four lawyers. Two shock jocks. One flirtatious paralegal.A Florida judge will soo ...
    May 15, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death by lethal injection

    BOSTON — After slouching through his trial for months with a bored look on his face, the defendant was ordered to rise.
    May 15, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Mitt Romney to box Evander Holyfield in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield are set to square of ...
    May 15, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • 'King of the Blues' blues legend B.B. King dead at age 89

    LAS VEGAS – B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the ...
    May 15, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Stubborn GE scientist makes new fuel-saving material

    NISKAYUNA, N.Y. – For nearly three decades Krishan Luthra stubbornly labored away in a General Electric research lab on a long-shot effort to cook up ...
    May 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • David Letterman on retirement: It’s time, but he’s torn

    NEW YORK – You don’t think of David Letterman as a stop-and-smell-the-flowers type, but here he is, at a major turning point yet savoring his chocolat ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Agents likely ‘impaired’ in White House incident

    WASHINGTON – What were they thinking?For months new Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy had been w ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • UNESCO to investigate pirate treasure hunt in Madagascar

    ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar – The United Nations is sending experts to Madagascar to assess a claim by underwater explorers that they had found treasure ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Obama, Gulf nations to boost security cooperation

    CAMP DAVID, Md. – President Barack Obama reassured anxious Persian Gulf nations on Thursday that the United States is committed to helping protect the ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Investigators look at why train sped up before derailment

    PHILADELPHIA – In the moment the Amtrak train that derailed at a curve this week was supposed to be slowing down, it was accelerating, investigators s ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • In hindsight, Jeb Bush says, he wouldn't have invaded Iraq

    TEMPE, Ariz. – After days of refusing to say whether, with the benefit of hindsight, he would have ordered an invasion of Iraq in 2003, Jeb Bush relen ...
    May 14, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • George Stephanopoulos: I should have disclosed Clinton Foundation donations

    NEW YORK – ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos has apologized for not notifying his employer and viewers about two contributions totaling $50,000 th ...
    May 14, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Monthly average of unemployment claims falls to 15-year low

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits ticked lower last week, pushing down the four-week average of applications to its ...
    May 14, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Lawyer: Amtrak engineer doesn't remember fatal derailment

    PHILADELPHIA – The engineer at the controls of the speeding Amtrak train that lurched off the tracks in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people, h ...
    May 14, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • Gulf leaders gather to push Obama on Iran

    WASHINGTON – Gulf nation leaders joined President Barack Obama at the White House Wednesday to warn of the risks of completing a nuclear deal with Ira ...
    May 13, 2015 - 10:33 pm
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