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Pioneering Journalist Helen Thomas Dies At 92

Updated: 07/20/2013 - Helen Thomas, the irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row of history to grill 10 presidents and was not shy about sharing her opinions, died Saturday. She was 92.

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House Takes Up GOP Version Of No Child Left Behind

Posted: 07/18/2013 - The House is ready to make the final tweaks to its Republican rewrite of the sweeping No Child Left Behind education law that governs every school in the country that receives federal education dollars.

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Woman Gored During Final Bull Run In Spain

Posted: 07/14/2013 - An Australian woman was seriously injured after being gored during the final bull run of this year's annual San Fermin festival in Spain on Sunday.

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Abortion Fights Risk Worsening GOP's Gender Gap

Posted: 07/14/2013 - Republicans may be tirelessly working to rebrand their party since losing last year’s race for the White House, but a recent slew of state initiatives to restrict access to abortion isn't doing this effort any favors – and may only widen the party's so-called "gender gap" in attracting women voters.

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Coroner: 'Glee' Actor Died Of Overdose

Updated: 07/16/2013 - The British Columbia coroner's office says in a statement Tuesday that "there is no evidence to suggest Mr. Monteith's death was anything other than a most tragic accident."

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Zimmerman Cleared: Attorney Says Safety A Concern

Updated: 07/15/2013 - "He's going to be looking over his shoulder the rest of his life," said his brother Robert Zimmerman Jr. in an interview. Demonstrators upset with the verdict protested mostly peacefully in Florida, Milwaukee, Washington, Atlanta and other cities overnight but some windows were broken and police car vandalized in California.

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Child Becomes 3rd Casualty Of Asiana Crash

Posted: 07/12/2013 - Hospital officials say a girl on the Asiana Airlines flight has died from her injuries, becoming the third casualty of the crash in San Francisco.

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NEW INFO: Smithfield CEO Defends Deal With Chinese Company

Updated: 07/11/2013 - Lawmakers want to know more about a possible acquisition involving a China company and Virginia-based Smithfield foods, the world's biggest pork producer, with plants here in Eastern North Carolina.

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Dow, S&P Closed At Record Highs Thursday

Posted: 07/11/2013 - The stock market closed at a record high after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank would continue to support the U.S. economy.

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Oil Above $105 On Reported Drop Of US Crude Stocks

Posted: 07/11/2013 - The price of oil pushed above $105 a barrel Wednesday after a report indicated that U.S. crude stockpiles fell by far more than expected last week, in a potential sign of growing demand in the world's largest economy.

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TX House To Vote On Abortion Bill

Posted: 07/10/2013 - A final vote is set for today in the Texas state House on new restrictions that would ban abortions after 20 weeks in most cases.

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Alleged Boston Bomber Heads For First Public Court Hearing

Posted: 07/10/2013 - Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing will watch as the young man who could face the death penalty for the attack appears in court for the first time since he was found hiding in a boat in a suburb days after the April 15 explosion.

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Old Natural Gas Well Leaking Off Louisiana Coast

Posted: 07/09/2013 - A crew was working to plug the old well permanently when saltwater and a small amount of natural gas and the light oil and water mixture called condensate began escaping Monday, according to a statement from Talos Energy LLC President Timothy S. Duncan.

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Women In Ohio Kidnapping Case Speak Out

Updated: 07/09/2013 - Three women held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade are thanking the public for their support in a YouTube video.

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