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Egypt Says It Seized US-Made Missiles Near Gaza

Updated: 01/04/2013 - Egyptian authorities seized six U.S.-made missiles in the Sinai Peninsula Friday that security officials said were likely smuggled from Libya and bound for the Gaza Strip.

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FDA Issues Sweeping New Food Safety Rules

Posted: 01/04/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration is proposing the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens.

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Farm Bill Extension Evidence Of Lost Clout

Posted: 01/04/2013 - A patchwork extension of federal farm programs passed as part of a larger "fiscal cliff" bill keeps the price of milk from rising but doesn't include many of the goodies that farm-state lawmakers are used to getting for their rural districts.

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Jobless Claims Rise In Holiday-Distorted Week

Posted: 01/04/2013 - Private-sector employers shrugged off a looming budget crisis and stepped up hiring in December, offering further evidence of underlying strength in the economy as 2012 ended.

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CDC: 1 in 24 Admit Nodding Off While Driving

Posted: 01/03/2013 - In a government study released Thursday, a little over 4 percent of U.S. adults said they fell asleep while driving at least once in the previous month.

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Red States Get Health Care Nod From Obama

Posted: 01/03/2013 - The Obama administration announced Thursday that four red states are on the list of those getting the initial go-ahead to build their own health insurance marketplaces.

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Subaru Announces Massive Recall

Posted: 01/03/2013 - Subaru is recalling nearly 634,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because lights beneath the doors can overheat and cause fires.

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Sandy Hook Elementary Students Return To Class

Updated: 01/03/2013 - The Newtown schools superintendent says they're preparing for a "normal" day today when students from Sandy Hook Elementary School return to school for the first time since a gunman killed 20 children and six staff.

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Obama Signs $633 Billion Defense Bill

Posted: 01/03/2013 - The $633 billion defense bill for the next year was signed into law by President Barack Obama overnight, and there are some local impacts for our vast military communities here in the east.

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Al-Jazeera Buys Current TV From Al Gore

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Al-Jazeera, the Pan-Arab news channel that struggled to win space on American cable television, has acquired Current TV, according to co-founder Al Gore.

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American Journalist Missing In Syria

Posted: 01/02/2013 - The family of an American journalist says he went missing in Syria more than one month ago while covering the civil war there.

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Obama Urges Action On Sandy Aid

Updated: 01/02/2013 - President Barack Obama is calling for House Republicans to vote Wednesday on Hurricane Sandy aid "without delay for our fellow Americans."

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Paparazzo Killed While Shooting Bieber's Car

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Police in Los Angeles say pop star Justin Bieber was not in his car when a celebrity photographer snapped photos of the vehicle right before the paparazzo was hit and killed by another car.

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FDA Approves New Tuberculosis Drug

Posted: 01/01/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first new tuberculosis drug in more than four decades.

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Same-sex Marriage Ceremonies Begin In Maryland

Posted: 01/01/2013 - Same-sex couples in Maryland are holding marriage ceremonies, as gay marriage became legal in the first state south of the Mason-Dixon Line on New Year's Day.

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AP Poll: Mass Shootings Voted Top 2012 News Story

Posted: 12/31/2012 - The horrific massacre of 26 children and staff at a Connecticut elementary school, along with other mass shootings, was the top news story of 2012, narrowly edging out the U.S. election, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors.

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US, Europe Hope The New Year Brings Better Times

Updated: 12/31/2012 - From teeming Times Square to an Asian capital hosting its first public New Year's Eve countdown in decades, the world looked to the start of 2013 with hope for renewal after a year of economic turmoil, searing violence and natural disasters.

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