Updated: 01/17/2014 - Freedom Industries Inc. filed for bankruptcy Friday with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of West Virginia.
Posted: 01/12/2014 - Although in recent decades women have made historic advances in nearly all areas of American public life, a staggering number of women across the country are still teetering on the verge of poverty and economic disaster, a new report released Sunday shows.
Posted: 01/12/2014 - Smoking rates cut in half. Eight million lives saved. More than 800,000 fewer lung cancer deaths. Fifty years after the U.S. Surgeon General first warned about the dangers of smoking, the benefits of quitting have never been clearer.
Posted: 01/12/2014 - The gunmen who attacked an upscale mall in Kenya's capital, killing at least 67 people, likely died in the attack, an FBI official has said.
Posted: 01/12/2014 - Five members of a banned militant group were arrested in southern Russia on Saturday and a homemade bomb packed with shrapnel was defused, in another security scare weeks before the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Posted: 01/12/2014 - The chairman of a New Jersey legislative panel investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures said Gov. Chris Christie's top aides had engaged in a "cover-up" and the governor could be impeached if it is determined he was aware of efforts to use the bridge for political purposes.
Posted: 01/11/2014 - Neiman Marcus said Friday that some customers' credit cards were compromised in a security breach, but it provided scant detail on the scope of the hack.
Posted: 01/11/2014 - Ariel Sharon, the trailblazing former Israeli general and prime minister who was in a coma for eight years after he had a stroke at the height of his power, died Saturday aged 85, his family and the government said.
Posted: 01/11/2014 - When Bobbi Bockoras returned to work at a Port Allegany, Pa., glass factory in June 2013 after giving birth, she planned to pump breast milk during breaks so she could continue nursing her infant daughter Lyla.
Posted: 01/11/2014 - General Motors is recalling 303,000 pickup trucks in the U.S. to fix engine fires, according to a report from Automotive News.
Posted: 01/11/2014 - An Air Force investigation into alleged drug use in the ranks has expanded to include 10 officers at six bases in the U.S. and Britain.
Posted: 01/11/2014 - The wreckage of a six-seat single-engine plane that disappeared from radar in a mountainous area of Idaho shortly after its pilot radioed air traffic controllers about engine trouble on Dec. 1 was found Friday, officials said.
Posted: 01/11/2014 - A charity formed after the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been unable to account for more than $70,000 it raised through marathon running, one of its co-founders said Friday.
Posted: 01/11/2014 - The annual flu epidemic is spreading steadily across the U.S., officials reported Friday, with “elevated” activity in all regions of the country now.
Posted: 01/10/2014 - The House has passed a bill that would impose new security requirements on the Obama administration's implementation of the health care law.
Posted: 01/10/2014 - Animal rights groups are welcoming this week's announcements by two meat companies that call for producers to treat hogs being raised for slaughter more humanely.