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Strauss-Kahn visits IMF to say goodbye

Strauss-Kahn visits IMF to say goodbye

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, returned to the IMF's Washington headquarters Monday to say goodbye to staffers and meet briefly with his successor. T...

Police ID suspect in Colo. bookstore case

Police ID suspect in Colo. bookstore case

Police say a man suspected of leaving two suspicious devices in a Colorado bookstore is in custody.

Auditor: Financial overhaul law cost $1B per year

Auditor: Financial overhaul law cost $1B per year

The financial overhaul law that President Barack Obama and Democrats enacted last year will cost nearly $1 billion to implement this year, according to Congress' chief auditor.

Colo. person of interest now suspect

Colo. person of interest now suspect

A man labeled as a person of interest in a fire that led to the discovery of a pipe bomb in a Colorado mall is now being called a suspect.

Mattis Wanted Congressional Approval Before Striking Syria. He Was Overruled.

Mattis Wanted Congressional Approval Before Striking Syria. He Was Overruled.

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday. He briefed lawmakers on Capitol Hill about last week's allied airstrikes in Syria.

Kilauea Volcano Erupts, Spewing Lava and Gases Near Homes in Hawaii

Kilauea Volcano Erupts, Spewing Lava and Gases Near Homes in Hawaii

Lava burst from Kilauea and began flowing on the eastern edge of the Big Island after a series of earthquakes. Residents of the area were ordered to evacuate.

Thousands Protest at White House Over Pipeline

Thousands Protest at White House Over Pipeline

Thousands of protesters are gathering in Lafayette Square across from the White House exactly one year out from the presidential election to oppose a plan for a transnational oil pipeline they fear could harm the environment.

Porn Star Was Reportedly Paid to Stay Quiet About Trump

Porn Star Was Reportedly Paid to Stay Quiet About Trump

Stephanie Clifford at a Trump Vodka launch party in 2008.

W.Va. post office explosion was popping light bulb

W.Va. post office explosion was popping light bulb

A reported exploding package and spray of white powder that sent emergency units rushing to a small-town post office turned out to be just the pop of a malfunctioning fluorescent light bulb, authorities said Friday.

NH farmer wins early release after gun sentence

NH farmer wins early release after gun sentence

A New Hampshire farmer who became a folk hero to gun rights activists after he was imprisoned for brandishing a handgun at a trespasser on his property won early release Wednesday. ...

California Motorcyclist Lands in Van's Back Seat, Driver Unaware

California Motorcyclist Lands in Van's Back Seat, Driver Unaware

A motorcyclist who plowed into a minivan landed unscathed in the back seat, and the driver didn't realize it until he turned into his nearby driveway, authorities said.

Judge denies bail for Fla. clerics in terror case

Judge denies bail for Fla. clerics in terror case

A federal judge in Florida has denied bail for two Muslim clerics charged with providing financial support to the Pakistani Taliban.

Bitter Bickering Muddies the Path to Ending the Government Shutdown

Bitter Bickering Muddies the Path to Ending the Government Shutdown

The House and Senate reconvened for a rare Saturday session, hoping to find a way to restart the flow of funds after much of the federal government shut down, while Republican and Democratic leaders blamed each other for the stalemate.

In flooded Minot, some prefer camping to shelters

In flooded Minot, some prefer camping to shelters

When the Souris River swamped their home as it roared through Minot, the Schaan family could have taken refuge in a shelter. Instead, they headed to Walmart, plunked down $54 on a new tent and j...

Budget deficit slips to $1.28T; red ink continues

Budget deficit slips to $1.28T; red ink continues

After months of unrelieved gloom and discord, Congress and President Barack Obama are starting to make a dent in the federal budget deficit. It's projected to shrink slightly to $1.28 trillion t...

8 Wounded, 1 Dead in Brooklyn House Party Shooting

8 Wounded, 1 Dead in Brooklyn House Party Shooting

One person is dead and eight are injured after shooting erupted at a crowded house party in Brooklyn.


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