March 31, 2013 About 60 dump trucks full of debris from the fallen World Trade Center will be sifted for human remains from the Sept. 11 attacks beginning Monday. More than 1,000 victims have yet to be identified.
March 31, 2013 The government-funded plan could cost $3 billion, take 10 years and involve hundreds of scientists. The hope is the project can unlock the secrets of conditions such as Alzheimer's, schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease. But progress will likely be slow, and in the end, will it be worth the cost?
March 31, 2013 Even without prisoners, Alcatraz remains one of the most infamous prisons in America. Five decades after it closed, it still captures the public's imagination. Those who stayed there, however, can tell you exactly what doing time on "The Rock" was like.
March 31, 2013 Bassem Youssef lampoons Egypt's public figures on TV. He's accused of insulting Islam and President Mohammed Morsi, and his interrogation is prompting fears for free speech in the transitioning country.
March 31, 2013 The killings of the Kaufman County district attorney and his wife come two months after an assistant district attorney for the same county was shot dead a block from his office. Police say they will "assume" the killings are linked "until it's proven otherwise."
March 31, 2013 An agreement between labor and business chiefs clears one of the last — and perhaps largest — hurdles for concrete legislation. Senators from the bipartisan group working to overhaul immigration say a deal is close but not complete.
March 31, 2013 The two NCAA women's college basketball teams face off Sunday for a spot in the Elite Eight. Baylor has been one of the most successful women's programs in the nation, but Louisville has its own strengths. "We understand we're going up against a great team," says Baylor point guard Odyssey Sims.
March 31, 2013 New details about one of Mississippi's most infamous murders are coming to light — more than a half-century later. The death of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black boy who allegedly whistled at a white woman, helped spark the civil rights movement.
March 31, 2013 The pipeline ruptured in the town of Mayflower on Friday, causing the evacuation of 22 homes. Crews have recovered about 4,500 barrels of oil and water, Exxon said Saturday. Officials are also monitoring air quality.
March 30, 2013 In a surprising upset, No.9-seeded Wichita State defeated No. 2 Ohio State 70-66 to cement their place in the Final Four tournament in Atlanta. Earlier in the day, Syracuse dominated Marquette 55-39.
March 30, 2013 After all the acrimony and debate, many Americans still don't know whether their states are going to expand Medicaid or set up health care exchanges. A lot of the confusion over the Affordable Care Act comes, in part, from a commanding "misinformation and disinformation" campaign.
March 30, 2013 Democrat Steven Brooks led California police on a high-speed chase, hours after he was expelled from the Nevada Legislature. Lawmakers said they didn't feel safe when he was in the assembly building.
March 30, 2013 Ramone worked with top artists to create some of the most unforgettable music of our era. He had been hospitalized in February with an aortic aneurysm.
March 30, 2013 In a step toward fuller disclosure, the agency is asking more questions of the entities whose multimillion-dollar ad budgets helped clog the airwaves during election season.