- Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach.
- Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his ministry to include the morning-after pill and other emergency contraception in its health insurance.
- The three-year-old from Lincoln, Nebraska was back in his mother's arms Wednesday after sending her into a panic until he turned up in the window a bowling alley's Bear Claw machine.
- There's a new gun violence prevention group hoping to rival the National Rifle Association, and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is putting 50 million dollars behind the effort.
- The 73-year-old white supremacist now charged with three murders outside a Jewish community center and retirement complex in Kansas had rallies for the Ku Klux Klan right here in the east back in the 1980's and also ran for governor here.
- Police have stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line, a day after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpack. The man, Kayvon Edson, was in court Wednesday.
- Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's resilience in the face of a terror attack.
- Television and other electronic screens can have a hypnotizing effect on kids, and are used by many parents as a distraction, but a new study suggests this strategy may have long-lasting side effects.
- The newspapers' disclosures about the National Security Agency's spy programs show the government has collected information about millions of Americans' phone calls and emails based on its classified interpretations of laws passed after the Sept. 11 attacks.
- Authorities say there is enough evidence to warrant a hate-crimes prosecution in the shooting spree that killed three people at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City.