Posted: 05/15/2013 - Officials report a tornado caused "multiple fatalities" as it tore through two neighborhoods of a North Texas town.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - Then CIA-Director David Petraeus objected to the final talking points that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice used five days after the deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - Congressional Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday challenged Attorney General Eric Holder over the Justice Department's handling of the investigation of national security leaks and its failure to talk to The Associated Press before issuing subpoenas for the news service's telephone records.
Updated: 05/17/2013 - The ousted chief of the Internal Revenue Service is telling Congress that his agency made errors in targeting conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, but he says the mistakes were not the result of partisan views.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - The Cleveland man is accused of keeping three women in captivity for about a decade.
Posted: 05/14/2013 - A court martial for Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair is scheduled to begin June 25 on charges that include forcible sodomy, indecent acts, violating orders and adultery.
Posted: 05/14/2013 - Russian officials say Ryan Fogle, a third secretary at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, was carrying special technical equipment, disguises, written instructions and a large sum of money when he was detained overnight.
Updated: 05/14/2013 - Actress and director Angelina Jolie has revealed in a New York Times op-ed that she has undergone a preventive double mastectomy.
Posted: 05/13/2013 - A Marine officer in charge of snipers shown in a 2011 video urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters Afghanistan will be court-martialed.
Posted: 05/13/2013 - The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news.
Posted: 05/13/2013 - An abortion doctor was convicted Monday of first-degree murder and could face execution in the deaths of three babies who were delivered alive and then killed with scissors at his grimy, "house of horrors" clinic.
Posted: 05/13/2013 - President Barack Obama tried to swat down a pair of brewing controversies Monday, denouncing as "outrageous" the targeting of conservative political groups by the federal IRS but angrily denying any administration cover-up after last year's deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
Posted: 05/12/2013 - Police say that two of the 18 people shot in New Orleans during a neighborhood Mother's Day parade were children.
Posted: 05/12/2013 - Police say the bodies of a woman and a 13-year-old boy have been found after a dayslong standoff in New Jersey, and a suspect was killed in the rescue of three children inside the home.
Posted: 05/12/2013 - Attorney General Eric Holder says those who argue that civilian courts are incapable are handling terrorism cases "are simply wrong."
Posted: 05/12/2013 - A domestic natural gas boom already has lowered U.S. energy prices while stoking fears of environmental disaster. Now U.S. producers are poised to ship vast quantities of gas overseas as energy companies seek permits for proposed export projects that could set off a renewed frenzy of fracking.
Posted: 05/11/2013 - Two astronauts will do a spacewalk Saturday to try to fix an ammonia leak in the power system at the International Space Station.
Posted: 05/10/2013 - Officials in Newtown, Conn. say the district should tear down the elementary school where 20 first-graders and six educators were shot to death in December and construct a new building on the property.
Posted: 05/10/2013 - Political considerations influenced the talking points that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice used five days after the deadly Sept. 11 assault in Benghazi, Libya, with State Department and other senior administration officials asking that references to terror groups and prior warnings be deleted, according to department emails.
Posted: 05/10/2013 - The Texas Department of Public Safety said in a Friday statement that the agency has instructed the Texas Rangers and the McLennan County Sheriff's Department to launch a criminal probe.
Posted: 05/10/2013 - Bangladesh rescue workers have freed a woman trapped for 17 days in the rubble of a collapsed building.
Updated: 05/09/2013 - The organization Freedom Watch blames the Obama administration for a 2011 helicopter crash in Afghanistan that killed 22 navy seals including one from here in eastern carolina.
Posted: 05/09/2013 - Data from the year 2011 shows prices for a pacemaker range from $22,000 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro to $64,000 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, now named Vidant.