LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 10, 2014) - A broker who says he gave $36,000 to Arkansas' former Democrat treasurer to help her during a rough patch in her life says he received more than $2 million in commissions for business he did for the state.
EILAT, Israel (March 10, 2014) - Israel's prime minister is inspecting dozens of rockets on a ship that navy commandos intercepted in the Red Sea last week, allegedly on the way from Iran to the Gaza Strip.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (March 10, 2014) - The United Methodist Church has dropped its case against a retired minister accused of breaking church law by officiating his son's same-sex marriage.
WASHINGTON (March 10, 2014) - The Supreme Court has declined to wade into a dispute between the Episcopal Church and a conservative congregation that left the denomination in a rift over homosexuality and other issues.
WASHINGTON (March 10, 2014) - U.S. intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON (March 10, 2014) — Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an "urgent public health crisis" and says first responders should carry with them drugs to reverse the effects of an overdose.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (March 10, 2014) - Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board.
EUREKA, Calif. (March 10, 2014) - A very strong earthquake rattled the Northern California coast and was widely felt across the region, but authorities said early Monday that there were no reports of any injuries or damages.
WASHINGTON (March 10, 2014) - The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
CHICAGO (March 10, 2014) - A former handyman serving life in prison for the 1993 murder of seven people at a suburban Chicago restaurant has been awarded nearly a half-million dollars in a civil lawsuit in which he alleged a jail guard punched him in the face.
KELLER, Texas (March 10, 2014) - The brothers of a North Texas man who was aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing over the South China Sea said Sunday their family is leaning on faith and holding out hope for good news about the man they last saw about a week ago.
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 10, 2014) - Defense lawyers for an Amy general facing sexual assault charges say they plan to press his primary accuser on inconsistencies in her story.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (March 10, 2014)- Dozens of ships and aircraft have failed to find any piece of the missing Boeing 777 jet that vanished more than two days ago above waters south of Vietnam as investigators pursued "every angle" to explain its disappearance, including hijacking, Malaysia's civil aviation chief said Monday.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (March 10, 2014) - Voters in this stretch of beach towns and retirement communities provide the first 2014 campaign test of whether Democrats can counter GOP attacks on the president's health care overhaul by accusing Republicans of threatening popular benefit programs for the elderly.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. March 10, 2014) — A military judge declined Monday to dismiss sexual assault charges against an Army general after reviewing what he said was evidence that political considerations influenced the military's handling of the case.
OXON HILL, Md. (March 9, 2014) — She was not on the speaking program, but Hillary Rodham Clinton had presence at the nation's largest annual gathering of conservative activists on Saturday, as high-profile Republicans launched a dual effort to attack the prospective Democratic presidential candidate and improve the GOP's longstanding struggle with women voters.