April 19, 2013 The organization will submit a proposal to members of its National Council that would lift the ban on young Scouts, but keep it for gay adult leaders.
April 19, 2013 The Texas Department of Public Safety says the bodies of 14 people were recovered after the Wednesday night explosion, and 200 people are hurt. Rescuers are still searching houses for victims.
April 19, 2013 The former military dictator was taken into custody and returned to a courtroom a day after he ran away from another one to avoid arrest. He's been placed into custody for 48 hours as new terrorism charges are filed against him.
April 17, 2013 The Grammy-winning baritone toured with Billy Graham for more than 60 years; his best-loved song was "How Great Thou Art".
April 17, 2013 New Zealand lawmakers approve same-sex marriage law; despite opposition from some religious and social organizations, gay and lesbian couples will also be able to jointly adopt children.
April 17, 2013 Also: Latest on toxic letter mailed to U.S. Senator; Denver gets another snowstorm; New Zealand approves same-sex marriage; NFL broadcaster Pat Summerall and gospel singer George Beverly Shea die.
April 16, 2013 Five tremors rock Oklahoma early today; there are no reports of damage or injuries.
April 16, 2013 Virginia Tech is holding a series of events to remember the students and faculty shot to death on April 16, 2007.
April 16, 2013 Also: Earthquakes also shake Oklahoma; a nonpartisan panel alleges the U.S. committed torture after Sept. 11; "Lumpy Rutherford" of Leave It To Beaver fame dies.
April 13, 2013 A solar flare and ejection last Thursday is creating conditions for a display of the aurora borealis tonight, with the best viewing spots coming in the northern U.S.
April 12, 2013 Computer activists threaten to reveal identities of teenage boys linked with the alleged rape of Rehtaeh Parsons, who, after more than a year of harassment and online bullying, committed suicide this month.
April 12, 2013 Also: A deadly storm plows into the South; a suspicious package addressed to a controversial Arizona sheriff is intercepted; Venezuelans go to the polls on Sunday; creating seaweed lattes at a national barista competition; and a teenaged phenom holds his own at the Masters Golf Tournament.
April 11, 2013 Also: The Senate is poised to take first votes on gun control; Japanese automakers recall millions of vehicles for defective airbags; posthumous Medal of Honor award to be given to Korean War army chaplain; man fearful of zombies steals tractor trailer, causes huge traffic wreck.
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 29, 2013 Some 7,000 patients of a Tulsa-area dentist are being urged to get screened for hepatitis and HIV. Health investigators say they found rusty instruments in use and evidence of unsanitary practices.