April 22, 2013 Some travelers faced delays Monday as furloughs of air traffic controllers began taking effect. Thanks to mandated federal budget cuts, the furloughs can't be avoided, the Federal Aviation Administration says. But critics want the Obama administration to cut some other part of the budget instead.
April 22, 2013 Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was charged today in his hospital room, is eligible for the death penalty.
April 22, 2013 Children who got warts were more likely to have school classmates and relatives with warts. But going swimming, using public showers and going barefoot had little effect on whether a kid had warts or not.
April 22, 2013 The U.S. Supreme Court grappled with a tough First Amendment issue on Monday that pits congressional priorities against free speech rights. At issue: what speech limitations may be placed on private groups that receive federal grant money to fight HIV/AIDS abroad.
April 22, 2013 Governors and mayors become the faces of communities coping with events such as natural disasters or mass killings. They have to offer the impression that someone is in charge, despite what may be scant preparation and while dealing with heartbreak themselves.
April 22, 2013 Impact from the furloughs has been neither extreme nor widespread, with busy airports in Chicago, Atlanta, and Los Angeles reporting no or few delays as of early Monday afternoon. New York's three big airports experienced delays, but the longest holdups were blamed on high winds and maintenance work.
April 22, 2013 The Kentucky senator says he's "considering" a 2016 run for the White House. Backers tout the built-in support and money networks established during 2008 and 2012 presidential runs by his father, former Texas Rep. Ron Paul. But others view the dad's libertarian legacy as a decidedly mixed bag.
April 22, 2013 "Do you know my name?" the actress reportedly asked as an Atlanta police officer was testing her husband's sobriety beside a road. Police say that despite being warned to stay in her vehicle, Witherspoon emerged at least twice. She's charged with disorderly conduct.
April 22, 2013 The remains of four more first responders were identified, according to authorities. Most of the 14 people who died were reportedly volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel.
April 22, 2013 Sandbags have held back the cresting Mississippi River north of St. Louis. But from the Dakotas and Minnesota on south, there's growing concern about this spring's floods.
April 22, 2013 Surviving suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill three people and wound more than 200 at the Boston Marathon.