Posted: 10/14/2009 - A woman has been sentenced to a year of probation for attacking a fellow exotic dancer in the face with a stiletto heel at an Ohio club.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - The organizations behind the nation's two biggest lottery games are talking about cross-selling tickets in all U.S. lottery jurisdictions with the potential for a national lottery.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - The top military commander in Afghanistan is asking for up to 80,000 more American troops even as he warns that rampant government corruption there may prevent victory against the Taliban and al-Qaida, according to U.S. officials briefed on his conclusions.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - Even before the economic crisis pushed the ranks of the world's hungry to a record 1 billion, declining aid and investment in agriculture had been steadily increasing the number of undernourished people for more than a decade, a U.N. food agency said Wednesday.
Posted: 10/14/2009 - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton stressed to Russian university students Wednesday that their country's prosperity was dependent on its willingness to cultivate core freedoms, including the freedom to participate in the political process.
Posted: 10/13/2009 - Police in Florida say a mother and father and their 15-year-old son died after being electrocuted while putting up a ham radio antenna at their Palm Bay home.
Posted: 10/13/2009 - A 7-year-old Ohio boy playing a game of backyard football was tackled by a deer.
Updated: 10/13/2009 - The Senate Finance Committee is expected to approve the $829 billion package.
Posted: 10/13/2009 - State officials say President Barack Obama's $787 billion stimulus plan has spared tens of thousands of teachers from losing their jobs.
Posted: 10/13/2009 - A giant pumpkin from Iowa is the prize of the patch after squashing the competition in a heavyweight championship on California's coast.
Posted: 10/12/2009 - Montana police say a man who may have been using a large garbage bin as shelter from the cold was apparently crushed when the bin was emptied.
Posted: 10/12/2009 - The fourth brutal militant attack in just over a week has killed at least 41 people in Pakistan. The Taliban has pledged to mobilize fighters across the country for more strikes.
Posted: 10/12/2009 - A Pennsylvania man slept soundly as his home caught fire and partially collapsed around him.
Posted: 10/12/2009 - A Taiwanese motorcyclist turned over three vinyl bags containing about $235,000 dollars after the bags fell from an armored car Sunday in downtown Taiwan.
Posted: 10/12/2009 - Census takers want to work in teams after a Kentucky worker died under mysterious circumstances.
Updated: 10/12/2009 - About 150 Marines and sailors will return to Camp Lejeune from Iraq Monday. While the mission in that country winds down, the future of U.S. troops in Afghanistan remains murky.
Posted: 10/11/2009 - A wild gunfight involving at least five gunmen sent patrons fleeing from a northwestern Ohio bar, but police say no one was injured.
Posted: 10/11/2009 - The head of the U.N. mission in Afghanistan has acknowledged there was "widespread fraud" in the August presidential election but is giving no specifics so as not to interfere with an ongoing recount.
Posted: 10/10/2009 - A Pakistani intelligence official says eight troops were killed in a militant attack on the army's headquarters outside the capital of Islamabad.
Posted: 10/10/2009 - A senior White House adviser says President Barack Obama's talks on Afghanistan with top national security advisers run much deeper than the question of sending additional troops into the war.
Posted: 10/10/2009 - Poland's president has completed his country's ratification of the European Union reform treaty -- leaving the Czech Republic as the only nation yet to sign off on the agreement.
Posted: 10/10/2009 - Police say a Pennsylvania soccer mom who gained national attention when she openly carried a loaded gun to her 5-year-old daughter's game has been shot dead along with her husband in what appears to be a murder-suicide.
Posted: 10/10/2009 - China's premier said Saturday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Il was showing signs of flexibility and that China, South Korea and Japan must seize the chance to put talks on disabling Pyongyang's nuclear program back on track.
Updated: 10/09/2009 - NASA has successfully bulldozed two spacecraft into the moon's south pole in a search for hidden ice, but without the promised live photos.