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Police methods for destroying drug evidence vary

Posted: 05/25/2014 - Law enforcement agencies around the country seize and store cocaine, marijuana and other illegal drugs as evidence and then face a sometimes tricky task: How do you get rid of it all?

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Europe's order to mute Google angers US

Updated: 05/25/2014 - Google is already getting requests to block links that someone might find embarrassing in Europe thanks to a new, popular ruling that says the search giant has to provide this service.

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Can US eliminate invasive species by eating them?

Posted: 05/25/2014 - It seems simple: American lakes, rivers and offshore waters are filling up with destructive fish and crustaceans originally from other parts of the world, so why not control these populations by getting people to eat them?

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Judge rejects lawsuit over deaths of 2 women

Posted: 05/25/2014 - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against the federal government by the family of two women killed by a Fort Campbell soldier.

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Florida health workers cleared after MERS exposure

Posted: 05/25/2014 - All the health care workers who came into contact with a Saudi resident infected with the second confirmed MERS case in the U.S. have been cleared to return to work.

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Private hospitals could take some pressure off VA

Updated: 05/25/2014 - The Obama administration's decision to allow more veterans to get care at private hospitals could take some pressure off backlogged Veterans Affairs facilities.

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Auto parts price-fixing probe rattles industry

Posted: 05/25/2014 - A price-fixing investigation into the auto parts industry has mushroomed into the Justice Department's largest criminal antitrust probe ever, and it's not over.

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Sweets makers work to keep names off e-cigarettes

Updated: 05/25/2014 - Some makers of the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes are using notable brand names like Thin Mint, Tootsie Roll and Cinnamon Toast Crunch to sell their wares.

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Suspect in California rampage blamed aloof women

Updated: 05/25/2014 - The Santa Barbara County sheriff says investigators have a pretty clear picture of what happened in a deadly college rampage that left 7 dead and 13 others injured in a college community Friday night.

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UPDATE: Sheriff: Calif. gunman killed 3 people at home

Updated: 05/24/2014 - Authorities say a California gunman who went on a rampage near a Santa Barbara university stabbed three people to death at his apartment before shooting to death three more in as he drove his BMW through a neighborhood.

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Gates: Would have allowed gay adults in Scouts

Updated: 05/24/2014 - Robert Gates, the new president of the Boy Scouts of America, says he would have moved further than the youth organization last year and admitted openly gay adults. But he won't support...

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Coast Guard: Missing yacht didn't deploy raft

Posted: 05/23/2014 - Officials said Friday night the raft was secured in its storage space on board the 40-foot Cheeki Rafiki. The vessel went missing last week in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Ky. Democrat Grimes calls for Shinseki to resign

Posted: 05/22/2014 - The Democratic candidate in Kentucky's Senate race is calling on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign following reports of problems at health care facilities nationwide.

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House rebuffs Pentagon on defense spending

Posted: 05/22/2014 - Defense spending is being cut after more than a decade of fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, and deficit-driven budget reductions take a toll.

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