National and World

  • Whispers, secrets and lies? Anonymity apps rise

    Updated: Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:00 PM

    At a time when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are pushing people to put forward their most polished, put-together selves, a new class of mobile applications aims for a bit more honesty.

  • Oklahoma girl breaks Girl Scout cookie sales mark

    Updated: Mon Mar 24, 2014 4:42 PM

    An Oklahoma City girl who says she asks everyone she meets to buy Girl Scout cookies has broken the organization's decades-old sales record by a margin about the size of a Thin Mint.

  • NYC museum dedicated to 9/11 victims opens May 21

    Updated: Mon Mar 24, 2014 1:33 PM

    A long-awaited museum dedicated to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will open to the public at the World Trade Center site on May 21, officials announced Monday.

  • Official: 108 names on list of missing in mudslide

    Updated: Mon Mar 24, 2014 11:24 AM

    Authorities say there are 108 names on the list of people who've been reported missing or unaccounted for in the weekend mudslide in Washington state.

  • Malaysia: Missing flight crashed in Indian Ocean

    Updated: Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:49 AM

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean.

  • Six things to know: March 24th.

    Updated: Mon Mar 24, 2014 7:03 AM

    Here are the six things you need to know for your day in news today, March 24th.

  • What the Tech: Rest in peace, Windows XP

    Updated: Mon Mar 24, 2014 6:53 AM

    Hackers will target millions of computers after the first of April. When some get on the internet, they may download viruses and Microsoft says they're not going to help.

  • Australians, Chinese spot objects in Indian Ocean

    Updated: Mon Mar 24, 2014 6:23 AM

    Chinese and Australian planes on Monday spotted several objects in an area identified by multiple satellite images as containing possible debris from the missing Malaysian airliner.

  • US average gas price rises 5 cents per gallon

    Updated: Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:49 PM

    The average cost of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. rose 5 cents, to $3.56, during the past two weeks.

  • Searchers come up empty again in finding Malaysian airplane

    Updated: Sun Mar 23, 2014 6:46 PM

    It's been another frustrating day of searching for signs of the Malaysian jetliner that's been missing for more than two weeks.

  • About 18 unaccounted for; rescuers turn back in dangerous conditions

    Updated: Sun Mar 23, 2014 1:46 PM

    Authorities in Washington state say it's too dangerous to send rescuers into a mudflow that is "basically like quicksand."

  • Chinese satellite spots object that might be Flight 370 debris near location of earlier image

    Updated: Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:53 PM

    A satellite image released by China today is offering a fresh sign that wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could be in a remote stretch of the southern Indian Ocean.

  • Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian base in Crimea

    Updated: Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:49 PM

    Pro-Russian forces have stormed a Ukrainian air force base in Crimea.

  • Families in Wisconsin crash that killed 2 girls sue GM

    Updated: Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:43 PM

    The families of three teenagers killed or injured in a 2006 Wisconsin car crash are suing General Motors.

  • Breakfast foods are getting pricier

    Updated: Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:20 PM

    Breakfast is now being served with a side of sticker shock.

  • White House hints at wiggle room on deadline

    Updated: Fri Mar 21, 2014 5:29 PM

    The White House says it won't push back the March 31 deadline to sign up for coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law. But if you already started an application, you may get some extra time to finish it.

  • Congress confronts Medicare cuts to doctors' fees

    Updated: Fri Mar 21, 2014 4:16 PM

    Hope is fading for a Capitol Hill drive to permanently fix Medicare's outdated payment formula and spare doctors from automatic cuts in their fees next month.

  • Malaysia asks more Pentagon help for plane search

    Updated: Fri Mar 21, 2014 3:55 PM

    Malaysia is asking the United States to provide undersea surveillance equipment to help in the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet.

  • President Obama meeting with Internet CEOs on tech privacy

    Updated: Fri Mar 21, 2014 3:30 PM

    President Barack Obama is meeting with CEOs from leading Internet and technology companies to discuss their concerns about privacy and National Security Agency programs.

  • What The Tech: Spoiler shields, wearable gadgets, and your very own robot

    Updated: Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:49 PM

    Millions of people will watch this week's opening round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, but some fans will try to avoid the games.