A partially-blind extremist cleric from Egypt and four other terrorism suspects have appeared in court in New York City and Connecticut, hours after they were brought to the United States from England to face trial.
The sister of a Connecticut man who fatally shot his teenage son last week frantically called police to report someone was shot after she called her brother for help with someone trying to break into her house.
The Food and Drug Administration says it has found salmonella in a New Mexico plant that produces nut butters for national retailer Trader Joe's and several other grocery chains. The Trader Joe's peanut butter is now linked to 35 salmonella illnesses in 19 states.
The first presidential debate is now in the books. In a contentious, but not overtly hostile affair, President Obama and Mitt Romney traded jabs over how to bring jobs back, and other domestic issue sticking points.
Obama and Romney clashed Wednesday during their first presidential debate on the popular - though costly - health program for seniors. Both promised that they would not cut benefits for older Americans but sharply disagreed about options for younger workers.