Updated: 03/18/2014 - President Barack Obama is moving to right old wrongs by belatedly awarding the Medal of Honor to 24 Army veterans who served during World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
Posted: 03/18/2014 - A New York City woman has sued Con Edison over the explosion that leveled two apartment buildings last week.
Posted: 03/17/2014 - Seven of the eight people killed in a suspected gas explosion that leveled two apartment buildings died of either blunt trauma or smoke inhalation and burns, officials said Monday.
Posted: 03/17/2014 - A bipartisan effort is underway in Congress to change the way the country pays to battle its most catastrophic wildfires.
Posted: 03/17/2014 - Austin police say a third person has died after being struck by a suspected drunken driver last week during the South By Southwest festival.
Updated: 03/17/2014 - The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says it does not see a threat of powerful waves along the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska or Hawaii due to a powerful earthquake off South America.
Updated: 03/17/2014 - President Barack Obama says new U.S. sanctions imposed on Russian officials make it clear "that there are consequences for their actions" in Crimea and he's warning that the U.S. stands ready to impose further sanctions if necessary.
Updated: 03/17/2014 - The U.S. is rejecting the vote in Crimea even before the results are released.
Updated: 03/17/2014 - Spring is just days away but winter is not leaving quietly.
Posted: 03/16/2014 - The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., who founded a Kansas church that's widely known for its protests at military funerals and anti-gay sentiments, is in a care facility.
Posted: 03/16/2014 - Maple season is off to a slow start this year in chilly Massachusetts and many other states.
Posted: 03/16/2014 - Newtown officials are applying for a federal grant and charities are pooling their resources in an attempt to ensure that free mental health care remains available to those who need it following the December 2012 massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Posted: 03/16/2014 - The White House says that if Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn't back down in Crimea, he will face penalties from the West that will hurt the Russian economy and diminish Moscow's influence in the world.
Posted: 03/16/2014 - The U.S. government bars commercial use of drones, no matter how seemingly benign.
Updated: 03/16/2014 - Investigators are hoping to learn the cause of the deadly explosion that leveled two New York City apartment buildings now that most of the rubble has been cleared away.
Posted: 03/16/2014 - Howard "Bo" Callaway Sr., a former Georgia congressman, Army secretary and one of the founders of Callaway Gardens, has died. He was 86.
Posted: 03/15/2014 - Workers are halfway finished with removing debris from the site of a New York City explosion that leveled two buildings and killed eight people.
Posted: 03/15/2014 - The winning numbers have been drawn in the Mega Millions lottery game, with the jackpot at an estimated $353 million.
Posted: 03/15/2014 - A judge says he thinks there's more than enough proof that would allow a jury to convict Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al-Qaida spokesman of conspiring to kill Americans.
Posted: 03/15/2014 - Donald Trump says he is not running for governor of New York.
Posted: 03/15/2014 - A retired New York high school librarian and a New Jersey auto mechanic have been convicted of scheming to carry out gruesome fantasies of kidnapping, raping, torturing and killing women and girls.
Posted: 03/15/2014 - A political action committee supporting Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to visit New Hampshire next week to begin organizing support in case the former first lady and secretary of state decides to run for president in 2016.
Posted: 03/15/2014 - An Alabama man is again facing execution for throwing four children off a bridge.