Posted: 10/07/2013 - Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the religious scholar and spiritual leader of Israel's Sephardic Jews who transformed his downtrodden community of immigrants from North Africa and Arab nations and their descendants into a powerful force in Israeli politics, has died. He was 93.
Updated: 10/07/2013 - The U.S.-led international military coalition says four of its service members have been killed in southern Afghanistan and a military official confirms all were Americans killed by an improvised explosive device.
Updated: 10/07/2013 - House Speaker John Boehner says he doesn't know when the government shutdown will end and says it's up to President Barack Obama to start negotiations.
Posted: 10/06/2013 - Before the day’s assignments begin, kindergarteners at Enrico Fermi School No. 17 in Rochester, N.Y., know there’s one ritual that always comes first: eating together.
Posted: 10/06/2013 - A teenager who claimed "sarcasm" after talking on Facebook about shooting up a kindergarten spent months in jail this year for making a "terroristic threat."
Posted: 10/06/2013 - The referendum on whether to accept $50 million in state grant money to build a new Sandy Hook Elementary School was passed Saturday.
Updated: 10/05/2013 - A U.S. official says American forces have captured an al-Qaida leader in Libya who is linked to the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in east Africa.
Posted: 10/05/2013 - A U.S. official tells The Associated Press that Navy SEALs have raided a Somali coastal town looking for an al-Qaida suspect in connection with the Nairobi shopping mall attack, but did not get their target.
Posted: 10/05/2013 - Records show the U.S. government spent nearly $5 million to court-martial and convict an Army psychiatrist in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage.
Posted: 10/05/2013 - The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.
Posted: 10/04/2013 - Surge protectors that have already caused more than $1 million in property damage because they can overheat and start a fire are being recalled.
Updated: 10/04/2013 - Officials have confirmed that the woman involved in Thursday's incident in Washington, DC is 34-year old Miriam Carey of Stamford, Connecticut.
Updated: 10/03/2013 - An Italian official says 94 bodies have been found in the migrant shipwreck off the Italian island of Lampedusa but more than 200 people are still unaccounted for.
Posted: 10/02/2013 - A jury cleared concert promoter AEG Live on Wednesday of negligence in the hiring of the doctor convicted of killing Michael Jackson.
Updated: 10/02/2013 - Tweeters called members of Congress, quote, "stupid" and "idiots" who need to "grow up."
Updated: 10/02/2013 - Tom Clancy, the best-selling author of "The Hunt for Red October" and other wildly successful technological thrillers, has died. He was 66.