National and World

  • Only 2 midsize SUVs get top rating in crash tests

    Updated: Tue Apr 8, 2014 7:29 AM

    Only two of nine midsize SUVs got the highest rating in crash tests done by an insurance industry group.

  • Obama urges House to take up Senate's jobless bill

    Updated: Mon Apr 7, 2014 9:04 PM

    President Barack Obama is urging the House to embrace a Senate-passed measure to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed.

  • 'Promising lead' emerges in hunt for Flight 370

    Updated: Mon Apr 7, 2014 4:10 PM

    After a month of failed hunting and finding debris that turned out to be ordinary flotsam, an Australian ship detected faint pings deep in the Indian Ocean in what an official called the "most promising lead" yet in the search for Flight 370.

  • Army: Fort Hood suspect had requested leave

    Updated: Mon Apr 7, 2014 3:34 PM

    Investigators say the rampage that left three dead and 16 wounded last week at Fort Hood was related to the shooter's request for leave from the Army post.

  • End of Windows XP support spells trouble for some

    Updated: Mon Apr 7, 2014 2:49 PM

    Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday.

  • US consumer borrowing up $16.5 billion in February

    Updated: Mon Apr 7, 2014 2:39 PM

    Consumers increased their borrowing in February on autos and student loans by the largest amount in a year. But for a second straight month, they cut back on their credit card use.

  • Kentucky, Connecticut amusement park NCAA flag bet

    Updated: Mon Apr 7, 2014 11:35 AM

    The Governors aren't the only ones placing their bets- a pair of amusement parks are also getting in on the March Madness fun.

  • Tyson recalls chicken nuggets sold at Sam's Club

    Updated: Mon Apr 7, 2014 8:57 AM

    Tyson is recalling 75, 320 pounds of chicken nuggets after some customers complained about finding small pieces of plastic in their food.

  • What the Tech: Set Top Boxes

    Updated: Mon Apr 7, 2014 7:33 AM

    There's been the VCR, the Laser Disc, DVD players, and now Blu-Ray players, but is there a new set top box near your television?

  • Iconic Hollywood actor Mickey Rooney dies at 93

    Updated: Mon Apr 7, 2014 6:21 AM

    Mickey Rooney's approach to life was simple: "Let's put on a show!" He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.

  • British ship reaches area where signal detected

    Updated: Sun Apr 6, 2014 2:33 PM

    A British navy ship fitted with sophisticated sound-locating equipment has arrived in the area where a Chinese ship twice detected signals in the past two days.

  • Jeb Bush says he'll make decision on bid this year

    Updated: Sun Apr 6, 2014 2:44 PM

    Jeb Bush says he's all the speculation about whether he'll run for president in 2016 is actually getting him more attention than if he had already entered the race.

  • Near Fort Hood, church service honors fallen

    Updated: Sun Apr 6, 2014 2:29 PM

    Dozens of community members are gathering to honor the victims of the latest mass shooting at Fort Hood.

  • Australia: Signal detected by Chinese ship consistent with aircraft black box

    Updated: Sat Apr 5, 2014 1:37 PM

    The Australian-led joint agency coordinating the search for the missing Malaysian jetliner says electronic pulse signals reportedly detected by a Chinese ship in the southern Indian Ocean are consistent with those of an aircraft's "black box."

  • Fort Hood reveals identities of 3 soldiers killed

    Updated: Fri Apr 4, 2014 9:39 PM

    The three soldiers killed in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood by another military man had served in the military for years and been deployed to Iraq as well as other places.

  • Evenflo recalls 1.3 million child seat buckles

    Updated: Fri Apr 4, 2014 4:39 PM

    Evenflo is recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk children could not be removed quickly in an emergency.

  • No clear security fixes for Fort Hood violence

    Updated: Fri Apr 4, 2014 3:37 PM

    After three mass shootings at military bases in the U.S. over the last five years, security experts say the sad truth is that there is probably no practical way of preventing members of the armed forces or civilian employees from carrying guns onto big installations like Fort Hood.

  • GOP immigration backers see service path to status

    Updated: Fri Apr 4, 2014 2:45 PM

    House Republicans are pushing a plan to give young immigrants brought to the country illegally by their parents a path to resident status if they join the U.S. military.

  • Better weather may have lifted job growth in March

    Updated: Fri Apr 4, 2014 2:22 PM

    Hiring went into a deep freeze this winter as harsh weather slowed the economy. A warmer March has raised a key question for Friday's monthly jobs report: Did hiring rebound in March along with the temperatures?

  • Flags at half staff for Korean War veteran whose remains returned home

    Updated: Fri Apr 4, 2014 11:38 AM

    The Governor has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Korean War veteran, William Day whose remains returned home earlier this week.