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Popular Kauai swimming hole gets deadly reputation

Popular Kauai swimming hole gets deadly reputation

Travel guidebooks call Kipu Falls "a glorious little hidden place" and a "swimming hole extraordinaire." But the alluring beauty of the waterfall and natural pool conceals a deadly side. ...

Hurricane Irene leads to 11 deaths

Hurricane Irene leads to 11 deaths

Hurricane Irene had led to the deaths of 11 people in five states as of Sunday morning:

Latest developments in debt ceiling standoff

Latest developments in debt ceiling standoff

Congress has until Aug. 2 to raise the federal borrowing limit or the government will run out of money and possibly default on its debt. House Republicans say they won't raise the debt limit wit...

AP survey: Economists warn against more Fed action

AP survey: Economists warn against more Fed action

The best cure for the economy now is time.

Lubbock mother allegedly set on fire by son dies

Lubbock mother allegedly set on fire by son dies

A Lubbock woman died Monday from the burns she sustained two weeks ago when authorities say her son doused her with flammable liquid and set her on fire before trying to sexually assault a teach...

Guard strangled at Washington state prison

Guard strangled at Washington state prison

An inmate is suspected in the death of a Washington state corrections officer who was found strangled with a microphone cord in the prison chapel, where she led religious programs, authorities s...

Trade deficit widens to $40.6 billion in December

Trade deficit widens to $40.6 billion in December

The trade deficit widened in December, closing out a year in which America's trade gap ballooned by the largest amount in a decade.

Mining co. to pay $263M to settle superfund suit

Mining co. to pay $263M to settle superfund suit

The largest mining company in Idaho's Silver Valley will pay $263.4 million plus interest to settle one of the nation's largest Superfund lawsuits — one of the top 10 such settlements in ...

Video Shows Sexual Assaults on Disabled Women

Video Shows Sexual Assaults on Disabled Women

Los Angeles sheriff's investigators have uncovered shocking video showing a group of men sexually assaulting at least 10 severely handicapped women.

Vatican rep to Jews makes first US visit

Vatican rep to Jews makes first US visit

The cardinal in charge of Vatican relations with Jews landed in controversy during his first U.S. visit in his new position.

Summary Box: Fed minutes reveal inflation debate

Summary Box: Fed minutes reveal inflation debate

WHEN TO REVERSE COURSE: Divisions emerged over when the Federal Reserve should start tightening credit to prevent inflation from taking off. A few members suggested action this year. Others, however, thought rates would need to stay at record low beyond this year to support the recovery.

Steel Giants With Ties to Trump Officials Block Tariff Relief for Hundreds of Firms

Steel Giants With Ties to Trump Officials Block Tariff Relief for Hundreds of Firms

Nucor, a Charlotte-based steel manufacturer with ties to Trump officials, has challenged hundreds of requests from companies that say they need to import foreign steel components.

5 Takeaways on America’s Increasing Suicide Rate

5 Takeaways on America’s Increasing Suicide Rate

Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, who died this past week. Escalating suicide rates have affected nearly every demographic group and place, according to new federal data.

U.S. Presses to Relocate Embassy to Jerusalem by 2019

U.S. Presses to Relocate Embassy to Jerusalem by 2019

The United States Consulate building complex in West Jerusalem. Many believe this consulate building, completed several years ago and serving both American citizens in this area and visa-seeking Palestinians, could be the site of the United States Embassy in Jerusalem.

70-Year-Old Woman Chases Naked Intruder Out of Home

70-Year-Old Woman Chases Naked Intruder Out of Home

A 70-year-old grandmother says she used a baseball bat to chase a naked intruder out of her Manchester home.

US skier tossed off team over in-flight urination

US skier tossed off team over in-flight urination

The U.S. Ski Team has dismissed an 18-year-old member of its development squad after he was accused of getting drunk and then urinating on a fellow passenger aboard a JetBlue flight. ...


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