Navy marriage: Military training to apply the new law allowing gays to serve openly began early this year and is expected to be complete by midsummer.
Brett Favre says he may return to the game in his post-retirement years as a coach or possibly an analyst. The former NFL quarterback retired in January.
Mother's Day was joyous for the children of Rita Chretien, who was rescued after surviving on beef jerky and hard candy for 49 days in the Nevada wilderness. Her husband is still missing.
Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum would be dropped on May 1 unless they notified the network that they were not running for president.
Obama golf shoes: On Sunday the president made an unusual beeline for his West Wing office that raised eyebrows only in retrospect.
Geronimo code name debate: American Indians say it was inappropriate for the US military to assign Osama bin Laden the code name Geronimo - a real-life Apache leader who fought the US and Mexico for many years.
Space shuttle launch: the shuttle Endeavour will not launch this week. Canceled first on Friday and rescheduled for Monday, the shuttle Endeavour has been canceled again, due to mechanical problems.
Grand Canyon crash: a man drove his car over the edge of the Grand Canyon but was saved by a tree 200 feet down.
Trump tirade: During a 30-minute stump speech focused mostly on foreign affairs, Trump sprinkled in a number of insults directed toward the nation's leaders.
Vera Svechina reportedly snuck into Google's headquarters by following a visually impaired employee. What Vera Svechina did next has the company's employees and founders scratching their heads.
Vilonia, Arkansas and Poplar Bluff, Missouri have endured a deadly tornado and extensive flooding in the past 24 hours. The twister cut a wide swath of damage in Vilonia.
Haley Barbour: Several allies said Barbour, known as one of the smartest political operatives in the GOP, ultimately decided he didn't have what it takes to win.
The main airport remains closed a day after being hit by a tornado that blew out windows and smashed nearby houses.
1918 World Series: new information about the 1918 World Series points at strong influence from gamblers, and the possibility that the Cubs threw the game against the Red Sox.
John McCain: The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee made the remark after arriving in Benghazi, a city that has been the opposition capital in the rebel-held eastern Libya.
Geoffrey Mutai, of Kenya, won the Boston Marathon on Monday with the fastest time in history, but an IAAF rule will keep it out of the record books.
Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama has seen some terrific racing down through the years. But Sunday's finish between Jimmie Johnson and Clint Bowyer at Talladega tied the NASCAR record for closest finish ever.
Donald Trump told CNN Sunday he's worth more than the former Massachusetts governor and 2008 presidential contender. Donald Trump has not said whether he's running for president in 2012.
Emergency crews searched for victims in North Carolina, where 62 tornadoes were reported from the worst spring storm in two decades. Gov. Beverly Perdue surveyed the damage Sunday.
Combined with earlier reported fatalities in Arkansas and Oklahoma, the confirmed death toll had risen to 16 by early Saturday — the nation's deadliest storm of the season.