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Group Seeks 'Personhood' For 4 Chimps In NY

Posted: 12/03/2013 - An animal rights group is asking New York courts to recognize scientific evidence of emotional and cognitive abilities in chimpanzees and to grant the animals "legal personhood" so that they are ensured better treatment.

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PETA Bus Ad Stirs Controversy

Posted: 12/03/2013 - Pictures of a cat being used in laboratory experiments are now being displayed throughout Madison, Wisconsin on the sides of city buses.

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Bob Dylan Charged In France Over Croatia Remarks

Posted: 12/03/2013 - French authorities have filed preliminary charges against Bob Dylan over a 2012 interview in which he is quoted comparing Croatians to Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan.

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Pilots' Use Of Automation Eyed In Air Crashes

Posted: 12/02/2013 - Increasing automation has been a tremendous overall safety boon to aviation. But the automation has also changed the relationship between pilots and their aircraft, presenting new challenges.

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In Some States, Gays Fight For Right To Divorce

Posted: 12/01/2013 - Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham wants to force Mississippi, one of the America's most conservative states, to recognize her same-sex marriage. She hopes to do so by getting a divorce.

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Officials: Speed A Factor In Walker's Crash, Death

Updated: 12/01/2013 - Paul Walker, the star of the "Fast and Furious" movie series, died Saturday in a car crash that killed one other person north of Los Angeles, his publicist said. He was 40.

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Obama Faces New Pressure To Bolster HIV/AIDS Funding

Posted: 12/01/2013 - As the international community gets set to mark the 25th annual observance of World AIDS Day next week, President Obama is facing renewed pressure from U.S. lawmakers and activists to take legacy-setting action to combat HIV/AIDS.

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Did The Feds Fix HealthCare.Gov? How We’ll Know

Posted: 12/01/2013 - Saturday'’s the deadline – it’s the last day of November and the day the Obama administration promised its health insurance website would be working smoothly for “the vast majority” of people.

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Chinese Parents Say Having Two Kids Is Too Expensive

Posted: 12/01/2013 - Despite China announcing changes to its strict one-child policy, many young parents say they will not choose to have a second child due to the high cost of living in modern-day China.

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Black Friday Starts Thursday

Posted: 11/28/2013 - While many people are basting turkeys and cooling pies, workers at several area retailers will be heading in to work this Thanksgiving.

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Lejeune, Cherry Point Marines Perform In Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Updated: 11/28/2013 - Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point Marines performed in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with the Marine's Corps East Coast Composite Band. The 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade coverage started at 9:00 a.m. and will air again at 2:00 p.m on WITN.

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Supreme Court To Hear Birth Control Dispute In Health Care Law

Posted: 11/26/2013 - The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law, whether businesses can use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees.

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Newtown Report Fails To Determine Shooting Motive

Posted: 11/25/2013 - State's Attorney Stephen Sedensky III says there is also no clear indication why he chose Sandy Hook Elementary School as the target for his rampage other than the fact that it was close to his home.

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Yale On Lockdown As Gun Report Investigated

Updated: 11/25/2013 - Police have blocked off several streets near Yale University and put the Ivy League school on lockdown as they investigate a report of a gunman in the area.

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