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Fence-jumper made it deep into White House

 September 30, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

The man who jumped the White House fence this month and sprinted through the front door made it much farther into the building than previously known, overpowering one Secret Service officer and running through much of the main floor, according to...


Virginia police: Forensic evidence links 2 cases

 September 30, 2014; Updated: 7:54 am

They both were walking alone, separated from their friends late at night on or near the University of Virginia campus. One was found dead nearly five years ago. The other is still missing.


Police link second case to missing Va. student arrest

 September 30, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

A forensic clue uncovered in the investigation of a missing University of Virginia student has led investigators to believe they have “a significant break” in the unsolved death of another young woman who had vanished from the campus five years ago,...


Obama says U.S. misjudged militants' rise

 September 29, 2014; Updated: 12:00 am

The United States underestimated the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast Sunday night in which he also acknowledged the Iraqi army's inability to successfully tackle the threat.


Obama: U.S. 'underestimated' Islamic State threat

 September 29, 2014; Updated: 1:19 pm

President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq's army to fight such extremists.


Dogfish remain abundant off New England coast

 September 29, 2014; Updated: 12:14 am

The stability of the dogfish population off the coast of New England is not in jeopardy despite a recent survey that found less of the fish off of Maine and New Hampshire than previous years.


Honey business keeps her busy as a bee

 September 29, 2014; Updated: 12:49 am

The Skutul family has a dog. When 16-year-old Karley Skutul was a small child, they had geese, chickens and ducks. Today, she even has less orthodox pets: somewhere between 100,000 and 120,000 bees.


Traficant, convicted ex-congressman, dies

 September 28, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

James Traficant, convicted ex-congressman, dies


Poll: Confused by issues of the day? Blame political spin, social media

 September 28, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Poll: Confused by issues of the day? Join the club


Control center fire disrupts 1,800 flights

 September 27, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am

A contract employee suspected of setting a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center brought two of the nation's busiest airports to a halt Friday, sending delays and cancellations rippling through the air-travel network from coast to...


Navy seeks to adapt training for millennials

 September 27, 2014; Updated: 11:53 pm

The U.S. Navy is looking for ways to adapt its training for millennials, young people raised in a child-centric culture who want and expect nurturing relationships with their bosses, the commanding officer of the submarine school in Groton said...


Police: Trooper ambush suspect researched manhunts

 September 27, 2014; Updated: 12:06 am

Trooper ambush suspect Eric Frein performed extensive Internet research on how to avoid police manhunts, experimented with explosives and might have booby-trapped the woods where authorities are looking for him, Pennsylvania State Police said...


Tea Leoni carries the sane and heroic ‘Madam Secretary’

 September 27, 2014; Updated: 4:33 pm

Of the non-comic-book-related dramas debuting this fall, Barbara Hall’s “Madam Secretary” on CBS is clearly a front-runner.


Fire at air traffic center halts Chicago flights

 September 26, 2014; Updated: 11:32 am


A call to update Pennsylvania's hate-crime law

 September 26, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

A call to update Pennsylvania's hate-crime law


FBI director blasts Apple, Google

 September 26, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

FBI Director James Comey sharply criticized Apple and Google on Thursday for developing forms of smartphone encryption so secure that law enforcement officials cannot easily gain access to information stored on the devices–even when they have valid...


Two FBI employees on pleasure craft killed in Ohio River collision

 September 26, 2014; Updated: 5:17 pm

The two men's boat hit a 600-foot barge late Thursday in the river between Cincinnati and Newport, Ky.


Police: Fired worker beheads woman at Oklahoma food processing plant

 September 26, 2014; Updated: 3:24 pm

A man fired from an Oklahoma food processing plant beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by a company official, police said Friday.


NY mail carrier accused of hoarding 40,000 letters

 September 26, 2014; Updated: 7:52 am

A New York City postal carrier is accused of failing to deliver more than 40,000 pieces of mail, some dating to 2005.


Cops: 'No idea' where missing Virginia student is

 September 26, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Hannah Graham went missing Sept. 13, after a night of partying in the college town, and search efforts initially focused on Charlottesville. Investigators have since received more than 1,500 tips and expanded the search to surrounding forests, farms...


South Carolina trooper dashboard video shows shooting of unarmed driver

 September 25, 2014; Updated: 2:29 pm


All in the family

 September 25, 2014; Updated: 11:50 pm

Former President Bill Clinton hugs his daughter, Chelsea Clinton, during the closing session of the Clinton Global Initiative Wednesday in New York. At right is Chelsea's husband, Marc Mezvinsky.


FAA to allow drones for filmmaking

 September 25, 2014; Updated: 12:21 am

In a major decision that is likely to set the stage for more commercial drone flights, the Federal Aviation Administration is planning to announce Thursday that it will permit Hollywood filmmakers to operate drones on movie sets, according to...


Official says Holder resigning as attorney general

 September 25, 2014; Updated: 11:16 am

Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration's legal fight against terrorism and pushed to make the criminal justice system more even-handed, is resigning after six years on the job. He is the nation's first black attorney...


9/11 illness kills three retired firefighters on same day

 September 25, 2014; Updated: 7:25 am

The Fire Department of New York says three retired firefighters who worked at Ground Zero have died on the same day from 9/11-related illnesses.


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