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Gov. Won't Recuse Controversial Prosecutor in Brown Case

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 1:24 AM

Tulsa Cop Charged With Killing Daughter's Boyfriend

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 7:54 AM

Out-of-Town "Criminals" Hijack Ferguson Protests

A night of peaceful protests Monday night fast turned violent as two people were shot and police used several rounds of tear gas in Ferguson, Missouri. At an early morning press conference, Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol stressed that the majority of protesters were peaceful, blaming out of town "criminals" from as far as California and New York for disrupting the peace. He said police had come under "heavy gunfire" throughout the night and arrested 31 people. During a tense confrontation in the beginning of the night, several hundred protestors linked arms and pushed back at police in anger over the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Read »
Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 6:24 PM

Gaza Cease-Fired Extended for 24 Hours

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 5:58 PM

Missouri Highway Patrol Vows to Keep Ferguson Safe

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 1:43 AM

Iraqi, Kurdish Forces Retake Key Dam in Iraq

President Barack Obama says Iraqi and Kurdish forces have recaptured a strategically important dam in Mosul Monday after days of airstrikes by the U.S. military. American forces helped destroy key fighting positions held by ISIS as the military took back the Iraq's key source for water and electricity. The president broke from his Martha's Vineyard vacation to return to the White House Sunday for meetings on Iraq and the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Read »
Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Many Americans Not Saving for Retirement

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Slain Teen Michael Brown Shot in Head, Chest: Coroner

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 7:47 PM

Cost of Kids: Price of Raising a Child Hits $245,340

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Ebola Patient Reunited With Husband For First Time Since Return to US

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 3:33 PM

Brown Family: What Else Do We Need to Arrest Killer?

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 6:06 AM

Robbers Steal $335K From Saudi Arabian Prince's Convoy

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 8:58 AM

WikiLeaks Founder Assange to Leave Embassy "Soon"

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 6:19 AM

Pope Francis Leaves S. Korea After Urging Peace

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 4:56 AM

Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Shot at Least 6 Times

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