Updated: 01/03/2014 - The Charlotte company is recalling the Coccoro, Zeus Turn and Zeus 360.
Posted: 01/02/2014 - The New York Times and Guardian newspapers have called for clemency for Edward Snowden, saying that the espionage worker-turned-privacy advocate should be praised rather than punished for his disclosures.
Updated: 01/02/2014 - All 52 scientists and tourists who were on a Russian research ship stranded in Antarctic ice have been rescued.
Updated: 01/01/2014 - A billowing fire engulfed a three-story building near downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday morning, sending 13 people to hospitals with injuries ranging from burns to trauma associated with falls.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - For the 2.1 million people who’ve signed up for health insurance under the new federal and state exchanges, Jan. 1 is when the rubber meets the road.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - A winter storm grounded hundreds of flights early Wednesday as forecasters warned that parts of the Northeast face up to a foot of snow by Friday.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - The suspect in the suicide bombing of the Volgograd train station — the first of back-to-back attacks in the Russian city — has been identified as a recent convert to Islam who rebuffed his parents' plea to leave the insurgency and come home.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - A woman was crushed to death while walking across a Boston drawbridge on Tuesday, authorities said.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - Are you ready to overhaul your spending patterns, start funneling more money into your bank account and buy better (and safer) products in 2014?
Updated: 01/01/2014 - The nation's first recreational pot industry opened in Colorado on Wednesday, kicking off an experiment that will be followed closely around the world and one that activists hope will prove that legalization is a better alternative than the costly American-led drug war.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - A dad whose newborn son was given up for adoption by the birth mother — without his knowledge — is seeking $130 million in a lawsuit testing the boundaries of a biological father’s rights in Utah.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - The United States wants Afghanistan to halt the release of 88 prisoners from an Afghan jail because they pose a serious threat to security, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding to strains between the two sides.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - Kim Jong Un boasted Wednesday that North Korea enters the new year on a surge of strength because of the elimination of "factionalist filth" — a reference to the young leader's once powerful uncle, whose execution last month raised questions about Kim's grip on power.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor granted a last-ditch plea from Catholic groups Tuesday night to block a birth control mandate in the new health care law for religious organizations, just hours before it was to have gone into effect.
Posted: 01/01/2014 - Former first lady Barbara Bush has been admitted to a Houston hospital with a "respiratory related issue," the family said in a statement Tuesday night.
Posted: 12/31/2013 - A Michigan university has issued its annual list of annoying words, and those flexible enough to take selfies of themselves twerking should take note.
Posted: 12/31/2013 - The race clock showed 4:09:43 — the precise division between order and chaos, joy and panic, life and death. The first blast, just off the finish line, was strong enough to stiffen flags along the final yards of the course. Thirteen seconds later came another.