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US, Japan to deploy new radar, drones in next year
The United States and Japan moved Thursday to modernize and expand their defense alliance to counter new 21st century challenges including the continuing threat from nuclear-armed North Korea and potential aggression from China over disputed territory.
Calif. man charged in black market drug scheme
FBI agents found him in the science fiction section of a small branch of the San Francisco public library, chatting online.
At least 94 dead in migrant shipwreck off Italy
A ship carrying African migrants to Europe caught fire and capsized off the Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday, killing at least 94 people as it spilled hundreds of passengers into the sea, officials said.
Sen. Wendy Davis to make candidacy announcement
State Sen. Wendy Davis is getting ready to announce her political plans.
Gov't shutdown: No progress on ending stalemate
The political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government functions — from informational websites, to national parks, to processing veterans' claims — in limbo from coast to coast. Lawmakers in both parties ominously suggested the partial shutdown might last for weeks.
Fla. airport closed when destructive device found
The Jacksonville International Airport was shut down for several hours after authorities found two suspicious packages — one they said was destructive — that led to an evacuation.
Chemical weapons inspectors cross into Syria
An advance group of international inspectors arrived in Syria on Tuesday to begin the ambitious task of overseeing the destruction of President Bashar Assad's chemical weapons program.
Government shutdown begins over health care feud
Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-running dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law forced about 800,000 federal workers off the job, suspending all but essential services.
NY snake salesman to open store, replacing garage
A Long Island animal control officer found with more than 850 snakes in his garage is moving them to a storage facility until he can open his own store.
Iranian, US interests collide across Mideast
The groundbreaking dialogue between Iran and the U.S. has raised speculation of further advances to ease their 34-year diplomatic estrangement.
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