Posted: 05/16/2013 - (AP) Hackers have compromised the main Twitter account of The Associated Press, sending out an erroneous tweet about an attack at the White House.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - Fears that furloughs of air traffic controllers by the Federal Aviation Administration would result in massive flight delays or cancellations are turning out to be unfounded as the cutbacks kick in.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - A town official says the area impacted by a fertilizer plant blast is safe and some residents will be allowed to return to their homes.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings is in serious but stable condition and likely can't communicate yet.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - Under pressure over its longstanding ban on gays, the Boys Scouts of America is proposing to lift the ban for youth members but continue to exclude gays as adult leaders.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - NASA's planet-hunting telescope has discovered two planets that seem like places for some sort of life to flourish. They are just the right size and in just the right place near their star.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - The man charged with mailing letters with suspected ricin to the president and others was surprised by his arrest and maintains he is innocent, according to his attorney.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - President Obama held a press conference today to talk about the Senate's rejection of bill to expand federal background checks. He was joined by former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and family members of the victims of gun violence.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - A Boston politician says that surviellence video from the bombing in Boston shows what may be a suspect dropping off the bag holding the bomb.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - Paul Kevin Curtis of Corinth, Mississippi has been arrested in connection to the mailing of ricin poisened letters to President Obama and Senator Roger Wicker
Posted: 05/16/2013 - Adam Scott has become the first Australian to win the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a playoff on a rainy day at Augusta National.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - The mother of a Newtown, Conn., shooting victim is making a deeply personal plea from the White House for all Americans to take action on gun violence.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - Brandt Snedeker and Angel Cabrera are tied for the lead after the third round of the Masters, a day that will remembered for Tiger Woods' penalty.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - (AP) Supporters of tougher gun laws have won a key vote in the Senate -- but according to Majority Leader Harry Reid, "The hard work starts now."
Posted: 05/16/2013 - (AP) Two senators have struck a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - (AP) The U.S. Postal Service says it will delay plans to cut Saturday mail delivery because Congress isn't allowing the change.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - A person familiar with the situation tells the Associated Press that the FBI is investigating whether a former employee of the Rutgers basketball program tried to extort the university.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped six cents over the past two weeks.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - A senior U.S. defense official says the Pentagon has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test for next week at an Air Force base in California amid mounting tensions with North Korea.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - Officials say a Philadelphia firefighter has died after part of a roof collapsed during a blaze he was battling. A second firefighter was injured while trying to rescue his colleague.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - (AP) Roger Ebert, the most famous and popular film reviewer of his time died Thursday. He was 70.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - Today marks the 45th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - (AP) An Akron judge sentenced Richard Beasley for murdering 3 men. The jury that convicted him of murder recommended that he face execution.