Posted: 12/20/2010 - Call it a ho-ho-holdup.
Posted: 12/20/2010 - Call it a ho-ho-holdup.
Posted: 12/19/2010 - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says authorities have located a 7-month-old girl who was missing after her mother was found killed in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Posted: 12/19/2010 - Teachers from around the country will have a chance this summer to learn more about Mark Twain as part of a special summer workshop.
Posted: 12/19/2010 - Shoppers came out in droves on the last weekend before Christmas, tackling their gift lists and driving traffic up at malls across the country.
Updated: 12/19/2010 - Just in time for Christmas. The year's only total lunar eclipse will occur Monday night or early Tuesday depending on where you live.
Posted: 12/18/2010 - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says a Border Patrol agent killed in Arizona was on a team pursuing a gang of bandits when he was killed.
Posted: 12/18/2010 - In a landmark vote for gay rights, the Senate set the stage for passage Saturday of legislation that would overturn the military ban on openly gay troops, and President Barack Obama said it was "time to close this chapter in our history"
Posted: 12/18/2010 - Hundreds of people who invested money with Bernard Madoff (MAY'-dawf) have been sued in recent weeks over bogus profits they unknowingly collected from his scheme.
Updated: 12/18/2010 - Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after all but two Republicans blocked the DREAM Act for the second time this year.
Updated: 12/18/2010 - Servicemembers United, the nation's largest organization of gay and lesbian troops and veterans, released the following statement Saturday regarding the Senate's successful cloture vote on the bill that would repeal the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) law:
Posted: 12/17/2010 - Power problems turned one train's trip between Washington, D.C., and New York City into an 11-hour journey.
Posted: 12/17/2010 - Government inspections to uncover serious maintenance problems that could cause airline crashes are often delayed for years or focus on less critical problems, according to a government watchdog.
Updated: 12/17/2010 - It's the most significant new tax law in a decade, but what does it mean for you? Big savings for millions of taxpayers, more if you have young children or attend college, a lot more if you're wealthy.
Updated: 12/17/2010 - While liberals seethed, President Barack Obama saluted a new spirit of political compromise Friday as he signed into law a huge tax bill extending cuts for the rich - benefits he had steadfastly denounced - along with billions of dollars in help for the middle class and jobless workers.
Updated: 12/17/2010 - The post office is bracing for its busiest day of the year on Monday.
Posted: 12/17/2010 - Three bone fragments found on a deserted South Pacific island are being analyzed to determine if they belong to Amelia Earhart — tests that could finally prove she died as a castaway after failing in her 1937 quest to become the first woman to fly around the world.
Posted: 12/17/2010 - Arizona is filing a civil lawsuit against Bank of America Corp. alleging the company violated the state's consumer fraud law by misleading consumers trying to get loan modifications.
Posted: 12/17/2010 - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The National Organization for Women is asking authorities to bar Hooters restaurants in San Francisco, San Bruno, Sacramento and Orange County from serving children.
Updated: 12/17/2010 - Researchers have found that children who live near freeways at birth have twice the risk of autism, suggesting that environmental factors may play a role in the disorder's growing incidence.
Updated: 12/17/2010 - The Senate will vote Saturday on a couple of bills Democrats want to push through before Christmas.
Updated: 12/16/2010 - The House has given final approval to a bipartisan bill that will avoid a scheduled rise in income taxes for millions on Jan. 1.
Posted: 12/16/2010 - Democrats controlling the Senate abandoned on Thursday a huge catchall spending measure combining nearly $1.3 trillion worth of unfinished budget work, including another $158 billion for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Posted: 12/16/2010 - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. recalled about 2.2 million electric heaters Thursday after receiving reports of burn injuries and property damage from fire.
Updated: 12/16/2010 - A serial killer has received two death sentences from a Fairfax County judge for the slayings of two George Washington University students in 1988.
Posted: 12/16/2010 - Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he is confident Afghans can begin taking control of their own security starting in July.