Family Gets Remains of Long-Missing WWII Airman

The remains of a World War II airman missing for 65 years after his bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean have arrived in Southern California.

Judge denies congressman

LOUISIANA — A judge denied a move to dismiss the federal bankruptcy case against William Jefferson. The former congressman and his wife filed for liquidation after he was convicted of corruption. A trustee said the case should be filed u

Obama Signs Defense Bill With Hate Crime Measure

President signs $680B bill that includes controversial measure adding coverage of gays to hate crimes law

Police to Public: You May Know Killer of Girl in Landfill

Police in Florida urged the public Wednesday to be suspicious of changes in behavior and appearance among the people they know — because one of them could be 7-year-old Somer Thompson's killer.

Ares 1-X Rocket Launch a Soaring Success

At 11:30 a.m. this morning, the Ares 1-X rocket blasted off through clear skies at Cape Canaveral

Oyster ban looming over Gulf oystermen

UNDATED — Federal Drug Administration officials are planning to ban the sale of raw oysters harvested in the gulf of mexico unless properly treated. Officials say the oysters could contain a potentially deadly bacteria. The sales ban woul

Michigan Man Sues for Right to Construct Nativity Scene

A Michigan man has filed a federal lawsuit claiming his constitutional rights were violated when he was ordered to remove a Nativity scene from the median of a public road — a creche that his family has displayed at the location for 63 years.

Car Bomb at Pakistan Market Kills at Least 93

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pledged U.S. support for Islamabad's campaign against Islamic militants, after a car bomb struck a busy market in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing 93 people, most of whom were women and children.

12 Killed in Taliban Attack on U.N. in Kabul

Gunmen with automatic weapons and homicide vests stormed a guest house used by U.N. staff in the heart of the Afghan capital early Wednesday, killing 12 people — including six U.N. staff.

Official: CIA Didn't Tell Whole Truth

Intelligence official says agency failed to inform Congress about some spying activities during Bush administration