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Israel arrests 51 former Palestinian prisoners

Posted: 06/18/2014 - Army spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner said on Wednesday that the 51 were among more than 65 Palestinians detained overnight in the search for the teens.

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Georgia execution 1st since botched injection

Posted: 06/18/2014 - A Georgia inmate convicted of rape and murder has become the first person to be executed in the U.S. since the botched lethal injection of a prisoner in Oklahoma in April.

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US focus shifts away from airstrikes in Iraq

Posted: 06/18/2014 - U.S. officials say President Barack Obama is not expected to approve imminent airstrikes in Iraq in part because there are few clear targets that could blunt a fast-moving Islamic insurgency.

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Dr. Oz scolded at hearing on weight loss scams

Posted: 06/17/2014 - Under pressure from Congress, celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz is offering to help "drain the swamp" of unscrupulous marketers using his name to peddle so-called miracle pills to millions of Americans desperate to lose weight.

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Pentagon: Benghazi suspect in US custody

Posted: 06/17/2014 - The capture of Ahmed Abu Khattala marks the first time the U.S has apprehended one of the accused perpetrators in the 2012 attack.

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Dempsey, Brooks give US 2-1 win over Ghana in World Cup

Posted: 06/16/2014 - Clint Dempsey scored one of fastest goals in World Cup history and John Brooks scored the game winner on a header in the 86th minute of a 2-1 U.S. victory over Ghana, which had knocked the Americans out of the previous two World Cups.

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Obama considers special forces to help in Iraq

Posted: 06/16/2014 - Three U.S. officials say the White House is considering sending a small number of American special forces soldiers to Iraq in an urgent attempt to help Baghdad slow the nation's rampant Sunni insurgency.

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Gossip site wins appeal of Bengals cheerleader's lawsuit

Posted: 06/16/2014 - An appeals court has found that an Arizona-based gossip website is immune from being sued by a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader over online posts that said she was promiscuous and had sexually transmitted diseases.

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W.Va. company to staff site of spill around clock

Posted: 06/16/2014 - The company that spilled chemicals into West Virginia's largest water supply in January will staff the site around the clock to prevent further spills during cleanup.

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San Diego Padres great Tony Gwynn dies of cancer

Updated: 06/16/2014 - Hall of Fame says San Diego Padres great Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54.Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died of cancer at 54. Gwynn's sweet left-handed swing made him one of San Diego's best-loved athletes.

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KFC probes whether scarred girl asked to leave

Updated: 06/16/2014 - KFC says it's investigating allegations that a restaurant employee in Jackson, Miss., asked a 3-year-old to leave because her facial injuries disturbed other patrons.

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