Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

Updated 2 hours ago   
By: Brad Wilson

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross neg..
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US releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

Updated 3 hours ago   
By: Brad Wilson

ATLANTA (AP) - Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.    Officials ha..
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US regulator: Fannie, Freddie in deal with banks

Updated 13 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal regulator says government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have reached an agreement with major banks that could expand lending.&nb..
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Man in shooting spree says officers are bad shots

Updated 13 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The man accused of shooting at police stations, patrol cars and officers in three Washington cities told detectives he wanted to be killed and was disappointe..
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La. health dept. seeks end to billing rape victims

Updated 13 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Sexual assault victims in Louisiana should not have to pay for their treatment in emergency rooms, the health department said Monday, announcing a proposal ..
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Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas

Updated 13 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DALLAS (AP) - The woman who checked Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan's vitals before calling him an ambulance beamed with pride Monday as she sent her children off to school for the..
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Labor Secretary Perez pushes Obama jobs proposals

Updated 13 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Labor Secretary Tom Perez is seeking to re-energize President Barack Obama's stalled push for raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour and for making..
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Smithsonian aims to raise $1.5B to improve museums

Updated 13 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Smithsonian Institution has embarked on a major campaign to raise $1.5 billion and increase private support for the world's largest museum and research comple..
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Report on whistleblower is inconclusive

Updated 16 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general on Monday said it could not determine if a whistleblower on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was fired for ra..
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Mom accused of killing 6 babies appears in court

Updated 16 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah judge will get his first chance in December to hear the evidence against a woman accused of killing six of her seven newborns and storing all of their ..
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GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away

Updated 16 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. They just don't se..
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Michelle Knight says she now forgives kidnapper

Updated 19 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - One of the three women held captive in a Cleveland home for about a decade told a crowd she has been able to forgive her kidnapper and find peace in her life.&..
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Oscar Pistorius to finally learn his sentence

Updated 19 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius will finally learn his fate Tuesday when a judge is expected to announce the Olympic runner's sentence for killing girlfriend Reev..
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Bodies of 7 women found in northwestern Indiana

Updated 20 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

GARY, Ind. (AP) - The bodies of seven women have now been found in northwestern Indiana after a man confessed to killing one woman who was found strangled at a motel and led invest..
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Militant pleads not guilty in Benghazi attacks

Updated 20 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Libyan militant on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges arising from the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Steve..
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Obama praises Supreme Court's gay marriage orders

Updated 20 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency.    Obama to..
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School boosts security after likely Frein sighting

Updated 19 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SWIFTWATER, Pa. (AP)- A northeastern Pennsylvania school district opened with tightened security Monday after the suspect in a deadly police ambush was believed to have been spotte..
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Court to decide if convicted felon can sell guns

Updated 20 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will decide whether a convicted felon barred from possessing guns can sell or transfer the weapons to another person after he had surrendered th..
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Tougher Ebola procedures for health workers in the U.S.

Updated 21 hours ago   
By: Janna Rowell

DALLAS (AP) - There'll be more stringent procedures for health care workers taking care of Ebola patients in the U.S.    The Centers for Disease Control and Preventi..
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IBM to pay $1.5B to shed its chip division

Updated 21 hours ago   
By: Sam Mount

ARMONK, N.Y. (AP) - IBM is paying $1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division. IBM will make payments to the chipmaker over three years, but it will t..
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