|Malaysian jetliner flew for hours after disappearance, officials believe
The Wall Street Journal has reported that U.S. investigators believe that a missing Malaysian jetliner flew on for four more hours after it first lost contact with air traffic controllers last weekend.
|Judge says too late for decorated soldier to get Medal of Honor
A Kentucky woman's 17-year quest to see her veteran husband win a Congressional Medal of Honor has come to a disappointing end for her, as a judge said a technicality will prevent her from continuing the fight.
|Ex-Manson follower granted parole for 1972 murders
A California board on Wednesday approved the release of former Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis, but Gov. Jerry Brown — who vetoed parole for Davis just last year — can still stop his parole.
|Louisiana mother charged in poisoning of son with Down syndrome
A Louisiana woman has been charged with first-degree murder after police say she injected alcohol-based hand sanitizer into the feeding tube of her 17-month-old son, who was afflicted with Down syndrome.
|Fight continues over Arizona race, sex abortion ban
Two civil rights groups that challenged an Arizona law, that bans abortions based on the race or sex of the child, are now appealing a judge's dismissal of the suit.
|Magnitude-4.4 quake hits rural central California
The U.S. Geological Survey said Wednesday that a 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck central California just after 7:00 p.m. near the south end of Sequoia National Forest.
|Supreme Court justice denies block to gun magazine law
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Wednesday denied an emergency request by the National Rifle Association, to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.
|Three dead, others missing after explosion levels NYC buildings
Rescue workers have not yet been able to wade into the rubble of two apartment buildings in a New York City neighborhood, to look for additional victims of an explosion that killed three people Wednesday morning.
|Bomb suspect tried to sue business partner, officials say
An Oklahoma man who is accused of mailing an inoperable bomb to a famous Arizona sheriff once unsuccessfully sued a former business partner, authorities said Wednesday.
|Tire that caused Florida van crash was part of recall
Federal safety officials investigating a deadly church van crash in northern Florida last month said the accident was triggered by the catastrophic failure of a tire -- that was actually part of a July 2012 recall.