Updated: 12/30/2013 - And what a year it was.
Updated: 12/30/2013 - And what a year it was.
Posted: 12/30/2013 - A serial bank robber suspected of murdering a Mississippi police officer and wounding a second one was killed in a shootout with cops in Arizona on Saturday, ending a weeklong manhunt, authorities said Sunday.
Posted: 12/30/2013 - The Chaparrastique volcano in eastern El Salvador belched a column of hot ash high into the air on Sunday, frightening nearby residents and prompting authorities to order evacuations in the area.
Posted: 12/30/2013 - "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" beat out "Frozen" in a battle as tight as the last lap of a NASCAR race to win its third straight weekend and cap a record year at the 2013 box office.
Posted: 12/30/2013 - At least 18 people were killed in attacks across Iraq on Sunday, including a military general in a bombing in the northern city of Mosul, police and medical sources said.
Updated: 12/30/2013 - At least 14 people were killed when an explosion ripped through a trolley bus in the Russian city of Volgograd on Monday, the country's third deadly attack in four days.
Posted: 12/30/2013 - Who says only tourists go to see the ball drop in Manhattan's Times Square on New Year’s Eve?
Posted: 12/29/2013 - The Obama administration says that following a December surge more than 1.1 million people have now enrolled for health insurance through the federal government's improved website.
Posted: 12/29/2013 - Members of Congress say they're not impressed with Edward Snowden's recent publicity blitz calling for an end to mass surveillance and declaring that he's already accomplished his mission.
Posted: 12/29/2013 - A Southern California church nativity scene is featuring a bloody Trayvon Martin in place of the infant Jesus in an effort to stir a community conversation about gun violence.
Posted: 12/29/2013 - A 300-yard section of scenic highway near the U.S. border collapsed Saturday, sinking up to 300 feet and forcing the closure of the route, according to reports.
Posted: 12/29/2013 - A last-minute surge took the number of online sign-ups for President Barack Obama’s signature health coverage to 1.1 million, federal officials said early Sunday.
Updated: 12/30/2013 - UPDATE: Weather conditions thwarted efforts of a third rescue vessel attempting to approach a trapped research ship in Antarctica on Monday, officials reported.
Posted: 12/29/2013 - The world will face countless challenges in 2014, but a few nations in flux stand out in the crowd.
Updated: 12/30/2013 - A number of details remain unclear, but at least 16 people are dead and scores more wounded after a suicide bombing at a railway station in southern Russia.
Posted: 12/29/2013 - Though a federal judge struck down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban and another chipped away at a similar law in Ohio in the last week, experts warned that about 30 similar state statutes weren’t necessarily under threat despite mounting legal challenges.
Posted: 12/29/2013 - Two rockets fired from Lebanon struck northern Israel on Sunday, causing no injuries or damage, and Israel's military responded with artillery fire across the border, officials said.
Posted: 12/29/2013 - A senior Obama administration official said the White House does not dispute a New York Times article published Saturday about the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which found no evidence al Qaeda was involved.
Posted: 12/29/2013 - Over a million out-of-work Americans will be ringing in the new year with a lot more uncertainty about the future.
Posted: 12/29/2013 - As efforts continued Saturday to restore power to residents across much of the Midwest and Northeast after an debilitating ice storm, more snow is projected to accumulate Sunday night, officials said.
Posted: 12/28/2013 - Holiday cheer may be a little harder to come by in more than a million American households starting today.
Posted: 12/28/2013 - The Boy Scouts of America will accept openly gay youths starting on New Year's Day, a historic change that has prompted the BSA to ponder a host of potential complications - ranging from policies on tentmates and showers to whether Scouts can march in gay pride parades.
Posted: 12/28/2013 - Four U.S. military personnel were taken into custody Friday by Libyan authorities and held for several hours before being released Saturday morning, U.S. officials told NBC News.
Posted: 12/28/2013 - Despite a string of summertime flops, Hollywood is expected to have a banner year at the domestic box office, coming in just shy of $11 billion, the largest annual take ever.
Posted: 12/28/2013 - A man from Southern California pleaded guilty Friday to a federal terrorism charge, admitting that he intended to assist al Qaeda by providing militants with weapons training, the U.S. Attorney's office said.