Major Nidal Hasan, the accused shooter in the Fort Hood rampage late last year, makes his first court appearance on Tuesday.
Homeland Security has asked law enforcement in Houston to be on the lookout for a suspected member of al-Shabaab, a Somalia-based terror group.
Nine Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies from a litter of 17, look out of their box, outside of Berlin, Germany, on Monday, Dec. 20. On Sept 28, 4-year-old Ridgeback Etana gave birth to 17 puppies. All of them survived.
Students who don’t have effective reading skills by the end of third grade are more likely to fall behind. Later achievement, including high school graduation, can be affected, a new report says.
Have today's churches lost their way?
Betty White, whose career spans seven decades, will host a special Mother's Day episode of Saturday Night Live on May 8, thanks to a grassroots Facebook campaign.
The Shanghai Expo – the largest World's Fair ever – opens this weekend. While many countries will have their pavilions ready, others have struggled because of Chinese insistence on using approved contractors – and the inexperience of outside managers in working with Chinese builders.
The UConn Huskies women's basketball team will seek its record-setting second straight undefeated season and 78th consecutive win in the championship game against Stanford tonight. Only the UCLA men's basketball team ever won more consecutive games – 88, from 1971 to 1974.
Some US cities can escape one or even two recessions. These Top 10 rebound cities have recovered jobs quickly after at least three recessions.
10. Raleigh, N.C. The state capital saw job totals bounce back strongly after the 1981-82 and 1990-91 recessions, but it has lagged a bit in the two most recent recessions. Two years after the onslaught of the great recession, employment was still 97 percent of its peak.