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Obama marches on despite controversies
His agenda doesn't appear to have been dramatically harmed thus far.
Powerball jackpot lures last-minute players
But the odds of winning the estimated $600 million prize remain astronomically low.
Authorities: Hofstra student killed by police
Authorities say an officer's bullet killed a college student during a response to a home invasion.
Car hits parade, injuring up to 60
A group of hikers was marching in a parade in a small Virginia town.
Official: Broken rail eyed in Conn. train crash
Investigators of a train collision in Connecticut have ruled out foul play.
Ex-Pa. officer once hailed as hero faces charges
Richard DeCoatsworth has been arrested and charged with rape and other crimes, police say.
Victims: Marines failed to safeguard water supply
A simple test could have alerted officials that drinking water at Camp Lejeune was contaminated.
Plane makes emergency belly landing
An airline official says a US Airways Express flight with 34 people aboard was forced to make a belly landing at Newark International Airport after experiencing landing gear trouble.
First lady to high school grads: Live your dreams
First lady Michelle Obama has some advice for some Tennessee high school graduates: Strike your own path in college and life and work to overcome inevitable failures with determination and grit.
Paul McCartney kicks off 'Out There' tour in U.S.
Paul McCartney is kicking off the North American leg of his "Out There" tour in Orlando.
Majority of number combos picked for Powerball pot
It's all about the odds.With the majority of possible combinations of Powerball numbers in play, someone is almost sure to win the game's highest jackpot on Saturday night.
Texas joins flood of states suing BP over 2010 Gulf spill
Texas has joined the crowd of Gulf of Mexico states to file suit against BP Plc, Halliburton Co and others for their role in one of the worst oil spills in U.S. history.
North Korea fires three short-range missiles
North Korea fired three short-range missiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's Defence Ministry said, prompting Western powers to urge Pyongyang to exercise restraint.
Sea turtle comeback in a corner of the Caribbean
Giant leatherback turtles, some weighing half as much as a small car, drag themselves out of the ocean and up the sloping shore on the northeastern coast of Trinidad.
Chicago commuter headache as 'L' train line shut for five months
Chicago will shut down part of its "L" elevated rail system's busiest line for five months starting on Sunday, forcing thousands of commuters to seek other routes and creating the biggest such U.S. transit disruption in two decades.
Merkel and Pope talk about a 'strong' Europe
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, mindful of the weight of Christian voters in September elections, made a quick trip to Rome Saturday for a private meeting with Pope Francis.
Activists: Rebel groups clash in northern Syria
A wave of tit-for-tat kidnappings between rival Islamic militant groups in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo risks sparking large-scale internal fighting between rebels.