July 9, 2013 The U.S. has been planning to leave a small residual force in Afghanistan after 2014. But The New York Times and CNN report that the Obama administration is increasingly frustrated with Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
July 9, 2013 Even as the people of Lac-Mégantic whose homes weren't destroyed return, dozens of their neighbors remain missing. The town was devastated Saturday when a freight train derailed and tank cars filled with oil exploded.
July 9, 2013 Adly Mansour has issued a decree that also sets a timetable for new elections. Some analysts believe his decisions will only embolden Islamists. Others say the short timetable to elections should encourage Egyptians and others that the country is moving to restore civilian rule.
July 8, 2013 The Guardian has released another video from its interview with the so-called NSA leaker. In it, he explains some of his motivation for spilling secrets.
July 8, 2013 A key piece of evidence in the high-profile murder trial involves whose voice can be heard calling for help on the recording of a 911 call made by a neighbor. Jurors have now heard conflicting opinions from those who knew Trayvon Martin, and those who know defendant George Zimmerman.
July 8, 2013 Retired teacher Irv Gordon has been driving, and driving, and driving his car for decades. Volvo projects he'll pass the 3 million mile mark in September. The company thinks no one's driven the same vehicle that many miles before.
July 8, 2013 The Indonesian men caught a tiger cub in a snare meant for deer. Other tigers heard the cub's cries. One man died after his branch broke, tossing him to the ground, and the tigers attacked. The other five managed to hold out — and hold on — until help arrived.
July 8, 2013 When the bodies of 19 young men killed while battling a wildfire in Arizona were brought from the scene, it was their comrades who carried out that solemn task. They've talked with the Arizona Republic about why they wanted to do that for their friends.
July 8, 2013 Also: "Devastated" Quebec town waits for word about missing; 10 die in crash of small plane in Alaska; Teresa Heinz Kerry is hospitalized; and Eliot Spitzer explains his return to politics.
July 8, 2013 Five people are known to have been killed when tank cars loaded with oil derailed and began exploding on Saturday. But when Monday dawned, another 40 people were still unaccounted for.
July 8, 2013 In one of the worst accidents in a state with a history of small plane crashes, the aircraft went down at the small airport in Soldotna. Located on the Kennai Peninsula, Soldatna is about 75 miles southwest of Anchorage.
July 8, 2013 A "plane spotter" who was recording as jets came in to San Francisco International Airport on Saturday captured video of the accident. It shows the aircraft hitting the ground and sliding down the runway. Remarkably, 305 of the 307 people on board survived.
July 8, 2013 Supporters of the ousted president had gathered outside the facility where it's believed he's being held. There are conflicting accounts of what happened. What's known for sure is many of Morsi's supporters were killed by gunshots. Hundreds more were wounded. It's feared there will be more clashes.