July 26, 2013 The U.S. wants Russia to send the "NSA leaker" home for prosecution. In a letter to his Russian counterpart, Attorney General Eric Holder gives what he says are assurances that Edward Snowden should not be "treated as a refugee or granted asylum."
July 26, 2013 The deal means there won't be a trial — or a possible death sentence. Three young women and the child Ariel Castro fathered with one of them were held captive in his home for about a decade.
July 26, 2013 A camera caught the bear wandering around in one part of a Colorado pub as patrons were enjoying themselves in another room. Fortunately, the bear decided to leave rather than join the customers.
July 26, 2013 The vandalism was discovered early Friday. There's paint on the memorial's floor and the base of the statue. It's unknown who did it or how long it will take to clean up.
July 26, 2013 Four more women — including a retired Navy rear admiral — came forward Thursday to accuse Mayor Bob Filner of unwanted sexual advances. His fellow Democrats have called on Filner to resign.
July 26, 2013 It's been more than two decades since paramedic Rowan Allen saved a young boy from a severe road accident. Rowan's care for Bryan at the roadside and in the months that followed inspired Bryan's mother to become a nurse — and established a bond that still connects all three of them.
July 25, 2013 In the war over the right to vote in the U.S., the Justice Department's choice of Texas as the battleground for its first legal action following the Supreme Court's weakening of the Voting Rights Act has a feeling of inevitability.
July 25, 2013 An estimated 7,600 people in the state underwent the involuntary procedure between 1929 and 1974, when the eugenics program was discontinued.
July 25, 2013 Activists who organized around the Trayvon Martin case are trying to marshal the energy to take on "stand your ground" laws. It's likely to be an especially difficult challenge.
July 25, 2013 The domestic auto industry has been making a strong comeback, but that recovery hasn't necessarily benefited beleaguered Detroit. There's only one auto plant still doing high-volume production inside the city limits, and much of the Big Three's manufacturing has shifted away from Michigan.