January 9, 2013 Also: Vice President Biden to meet victims and gun rights groups; suspicion that Iran carried out cyber-attacks against U.S. banks; voting results today for baseball's newest Hall of Fame class; Twilight film has most Razzie nominations for worst films of 2012.
January 8, 2013 Australian weather forecasters add a new color to their heat maps to reflect soaring temperatures that triggered hundreds of bushfires that are still burning; many are uncontained.
January 8, 2013 Also: Alabama wins college football's BCS title game; scores of out-of-control fires scorch southern Australia; a lottery winner is mysteriously poisoned to death; and journalist Richard Ben Cramer dies.
January 4, 2013 Professor Gerda Lerner taught the first women's studies classes and established the first doctoral program in the subject at the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1980.
January 4, 2013 Also: The House is to take up legislation for Superstorm Sandy flood relief; a winter storm pummels west Texas; Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez is getting sicker; and women's studies scholar Gerda Lerner dies.
January 3, 2013 Kim Jong-un's wife, Ri Sol-ju, has been shown in new images looking much slimmer than she was just a few weeks ago.
January 3, 2013 Also: New Congress to take up Sandy relief bill; India charges five men with rape, murder of a student; French citizen Gerard Depardieu offered Russian citizenship to escape French taxes; rumors fly whether the wife of North Korean leader King Jong-un had a baby; and the Quadrantid meteor shower.
January 2, 2013 Gov. Tom Corbett (R), says the NCAA is unfairly punishing Penn State students and Pennsylvania businesspeople for the crimes of former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky; he alleges the athletic association didn't even follow its own disciplinary rules when it imposed the penalties.
January 2, 2013 Salvage crews are waiting for better weather to closely inspect the grounded Kullak oil drilling rig, stuck onshore near Kodiak Island, Alaska.
January 2, 2013 Also: an oil rig is stuck on an Alaskan Island as salvage teams try to reach it; thieves in Paris steal $1 million worth of goods from an Apple store on New Year's Eve; while Indians mourn the brutal death of a woman who was gang raped, shocking new attacks on women are reported.
December 28, 2012 The sensational case sparked commentary from supporters who said Harris was a mistreated woman, dependent on her paramour and from detractors, who said the case wrongly put the murder victim on trial.
December 21, 2012 Also: a winter storm plows into the Northeast; the NRA will hold a news conference and officials are expected to discuss the Sandy Hook massacre; North Korea detains an American; and the brother of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff is sentenced to prison for his ponzi scheme role.
December 20, 2012 Pakistan temporarily halts the polio vaccination program after at least eight health workers are murdered while inoculating children.
December 20, 2012 Culpo is the first American to win the crown in 15 years. Former Miss Pennsylvania, Sheena Monnin, loses a defamation lawsuit for making false statements that the Miss USA pageant was rigged.