National and World

  • Six things to know: April 15

    Updated: Tue Apr 15, 2014 7:18 AM

    Here are the six things to know for your day in news today, Tuesday, April 15.

  • Police: Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

    Updated: Tue Apr 15, 2014 5:43 AM

    Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies.

  • Study: Snack might help avoid fight with spouse

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 4:08 PM

    A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.

  • Long hunt for missing jet looms as pings go silent

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 3:59 PM

    After a week of optimism over four underwater signals believed to be coming from the missing Malaysian plane, the sea has gone quiet and Australia's leader is warning that the massive search will likely be long.

  • Six things to know: April 14

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:12 AM

    Here are the six things to know for your day in news today, Monday, April 14.

  • What the Tech: Heartbleed

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:49 PM

    Internet security experts say on a scale of 1-10, the latest threat called 'Heartbleed' is an 11. It's affected more than 66 percent of all websites in the world, but what is it and what can you do about it?

  • Supremacist ID'd as suspect in Kansas attacks

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:11 AM

    The man accused of killing three people Sunday in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the subject of a nationwide manhunt.

  • 3 dead after suburban Kansas City shooting

    Updated: Sun Apr 13, 2014 3:52 PM

    Authorities say three people have been shot and killed in suburban Kansas City.

  • Missing plane's black box batteries may have died

    Updated: Sun Apr 13, 2014 1:50 PM

    Following four strong underwater signals in the past week, all has gone quiet in the hunt for the missing Malaysian airline, meaning the batteries on the all-important black boxes may have finally died.

  • Boston announces marathon public safety measures

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 6:55 PM

    Boston officials have announced improved public safety measures for the final two miles of the Boston Marathon on April 21, a year after two explosions near the finish line killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.

  • Biden to travel to Ukraine later this month

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 6:52 PM

    Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine later this month to meet with government and citizen leaders.

  • Stabbing suspect's mental state is key to the case

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 3:40 PM

    Attorneys say the legal fate of a 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing or slashing 22 people at his Pennsylvania high school will probably pivot more on his mental state than his age.

  • Savers beware: Fees may be shrinking your 401(k)

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 3:22 PM

    It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.

  • Finance officials express hopes for growth

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 3:09 PM

    The world's top finance officials say the global economy is recovering, and they're hopeful that well-run economic programs will avoid the risks that threaten that rebound.

  • Ohio begins pushback against college player unions

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 2:54 PM

    Lawmakers in the football-mad state of Ohio are pushing back against a movement to unionize college athletes.

  • Programming your Midland Weather Radio

    Updated: Fri Apr 11, 2014 5:27 PM

    Your Midland Weather Radio is a valuable resource when it comes to preparing for severe weather, but you have to know how to use it and program it appropriately.

  • US senator joins critics of federal cattle roundup

    Updated: Fri Apr 11, 2014 4:44 PM

    A Republican U.S. senator added his voice Wednesday to critics of a federal cattle roundup fought by a Nevada rancher who claims longstanding grazing rights on remote public rangeland about 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas

  • Cause of deadly California bus crash unknown

    Updated: Fri Apr 11, 2014 2:38 PM

    The California Highway Patrol says it does not yet know what caused a FedEx tractor-trailer to veer across a grassy highway median and slam into a bus, killing 10 people.

  • Mommy surprises

    Updated: Fri Apr 11, 2014 7:47 AM

    You can read all of the baby books, or have other moms, sisters, and friends tell you about their experiences. But in the end, there are always a few things that new moms are surprised by.

  • 9 killed in three-vehicle crash

    Updated: Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:52 PM

    Authorities say nine people have been killed in a three-vehicle crash that has shut down north- and south-bound traffic on Interstate 5.

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