Wednesday, September 29, 2010

NJ student secretly taped having sex kills himself


A college student jumped to his death off a bridge a day after authorities say two classmates surreptitiously recorded him having sex with a man...

Monday, September 27, 2010

Man convicted of murder in Angels pitcher's death

A jury convicted a construction worker of murder Monday for a drunken-driving crash that killed promising Los Angeles Angels rookie pitcher Nick Adenhart and two of his friends....

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Deflation, inflation and the U.S. Fed


One day after the Federal Reserve got investors thinking about uncomfortably low inflation, Starbucks announced it was raising prices on some of its coffee drinks...

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Obama dismisses GOP 'Pledge' as echo of disaster


President Barack Obama says Republicans' plan to slash taxes and cut spending if the GOP retakes the House...

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Pope calm after 6 nabbed in suspected terror plot


Police raided a garbage depot and arrested street cleaners in a suspected terror plot against Pope Benedict XVI on Friday....

Friday, September 17, 2010

Gunman kills mother, self at Johns Hopkins


A man who became distraught as he was being briefed on his mother's condition by a surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital pulled a gun and shot and wounded the doctor...

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Report: Illegal drug use up sharply last year

The rate of illegal drug use rose last year to the highest level in nearly a decade, fueled by a sharp increase in marijuana use and a surge in ecstasy and methamphetamine abuse...

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Big night for tea party: O'Donnell wins Delaware


Conservative Christine O'Donnell pulled off a stunning upset over nine-term Rep. Mike Castle in the Republican Senate primary in Delaware Tuesday, propelled by tea party activists into a November showdown...

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Plane carrying 51 crashes in Venezuela; 36 survive


A plane carrying 51 people crashed Monday in a steel mill yard in eastern Venezuela, killing 15 people on board...

Monday, September 13, 2010

Mexican marines arrest presumed drug kingpin


Mexican marines captured Sergio Villarreal Barragan, a presumed leader of the embattled Beltran Leyva cartel and one of the country's most-wanted fugitives...

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Palin, Beck recall 9/11 attacks at Alaska event


Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin introduced Glenn Beck at an event in her home state Saturday night, telling several thousand roaring fans..

Saturday, September 11, 2010

3rd drill to the rescue for Chile's trapped miners


Chile is sparing no expense to rescue its 33 trapped miners, mounting three separate drilling efforts to carve escape tunnels through nearly a half-mile...

Friday, September 10, 2010

Florida pastor says he's 'rethinking' canceled Quran burning


A Florida pastor who called off a Quran burning said late Thursday he was "rethinking our position" after a proposed meeting over the location....

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Appeals court lets government halt torture lawsuit


A sharply divided federal appeals court on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit challenging a controversial post-Sept. 11 CIA program that flew terrorism suspects...

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Grim outlook for Democrats puts House up for grabs


Their control of the House in peril, Democrats are scratching to survive in races all across the country...

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Plane crash on NV street kills 1, injures 3


A small plane crashed and burst into flames on a street in a southern Nevada residential neighborhood Monday, killing one person....

Monday, September 6, 2010

Tea party or establishment, GOP looks for gains


In the turbulent year of the tea party, Republican Rep. Mike Castle of Delaware set out to jangle no nerves as he ran for a Senate seat long held by Vice President Joseph Biden....

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Dublin protester tries to make citizen's arrest on Tony Blair


"I went up to him and I said 'Mr Blair, I'm here to make a citizen's arrest for the war crimes that you've committed'," she said.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Deadly bombing at Pakistan rally


At least 22 people have been killed in a large suicide blast in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, police said....

Friday, September 3, 2010

Offshore Oil Platform in the Gulf of Mexico Explodes


An offshore oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday morning, injuring one worker, the United States Coast Guard said....

Thursday, September 2, 2010

US hostage crisis over: Gunman shot, 3 people freed


Police shot a gunman and safely freed the three people he had taken hostage Wednesday in a four-hour standoff at the Discovery Channel headquarters outside Washington....

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Mission accomplished in Iraq?


Peter Bergen, CNN's national security analyst, is a fellow at the New America Foundation, a Washington-based think tank that promotes innovative thought from across the ideological spectrum....