Former South African President Nelson Mandela's body was brought to Pretoria, his country's capital, where he will lie in state for three days. He will be buried on Sunday in Eastern Cape Province. (Dec. 11)
Heading into a midterm election year, a new AP-GfK poll suggests Americans hold Congress in strikingly low regard, and nearly two-thirds say they would like to see their House member replaced. The AP's Chuck Babington runs through the numbe...
When the time comes, more pet owners are choosing animal hospice services to help them say good bye to their beloved pets. (Dec. 11)
Monsignor Robert Weiss of St. Rose of Lima church had to bury eight of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary. A year later, the tragedy has changed how he sees the world. (Dec. 11)
Unchecked water is shooting through vacant houses, schools and other empty structures across Detroit. The product of vandals, scrappers and Michigan's cold winters, the unused water is creating health and safety risks. (Dec. 11)
Britain's King Edward steps down; Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy declare war on the United States; UNICEF organization launches; 'Magnum PI' makes television debut. (Dec. 11)
A budget deal announced by Republicans and Democrats on Tuesday in Congress would do much more than just roll back some automatic budget cuts under sequestration, as the plan also includes cuts in a variety of mandatory spending programs, all part of a bipartisan bid to avoid another government shutdown ...
A Texas woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years. (Dec. 10)
Authorities say they've found two adults and four children who've been missing in the frigid mountains of northern Nevada since Sunday. Officials say they were taken to the hospital after they were found Tuesday. All were in good condition....
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