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Weekend heat wave to bake western US

Updated: 06/28/2013 - Tigers at the Phoenix Zoo are getting frozen fish snacks. Temporary cooling stations are popping up. And airlines are monitoring the soaring temperatures as the western U.S. falls into the grips of a dangerous heat wave.

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Vatican official arrested in corruption plot

Posted: 06/28/2013 - A Vatican official has been arrested in an alleged plot to bring the equivalent of $26 million into Italy from Switzerland aboard an Italian government plane.

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Chick-fil-a president deletes gay marriage remark

Updated: 06/28/2013 - The president of the fast-food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A has once again injected himself into the gay marriage debate, this time criticizing Supreme Court rulings.

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101st seeking to save 'Band of Brothers' regiment

Updated: 06/28/2013 - The 101st Airborne Division is trying to save their 506th Infantry Regiment, which traces its lineage back to the "Band of Brothers" of World War II fame, from the Army's massive restructuring.

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House panel voting on pressing IRS figure to talk

Posted: 06/28/2013 - A House committee is ready to try pressuring a central figure in the Internal Revenue Service investigation to answer lawmakers' questions, though she has already refused to do so.

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10 Things to know for Friday

Posted: 06/27/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

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US agency sues Corzine over failure of MF Global

Posted: 06/27/2013 - Federal regulators are accusing former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine of failing to properly manage MF Global, which misused customer funds before its 2011 collapse.

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Jewell makes emotional pledge to Native Americans

Updated: 06/27/2013 - Sally Jewell made an emotional pledge in her first address to Indian Country as the 51st U.S. Interior secretary, saying she'll help right past wrongs against Native Americans and work with tribes "nation-to-nation" to protect their sovereignty.

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US suspends Bangladesh trade privileges

Posted: 06/27/2013 - President Barack Obama is suspending U.S. trade privileges for Bangladesh because of concerns over labor rights and worker safety that intensified after hundreds died there in the global garment industry's worst accident.

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Federal judge Johnstone dies at 91

Posted: 06/27/2013 - The federal judge credited with the historic settlement between inmates and the state of Kentucky has died. Edward Johnstone was 91.

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Deen's name to be removed from Caesars buffets

Updated: 06/26/2013 - Paula Deen's name is being stripped from four buffet restaurants owned by Caesars, part of the continuing fallout over her admission that she used a racial slur in the past.

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Witness describes State Department cable security

Posted: 06/26/2013 - A former State Department official says controlling access to diplomatic cables wasn't a priority in the design of an online database Pfc. Bradley Manning had access to.

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Former Patriots player Hernandez charged with murder

Updated: 06/26/2013 - New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house.

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Texas abortion vote too late

Posted: 06/26/2013 - Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is blaming hundreds of jeering protesters for the failure of strict anti-abortion legislation.

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Senators propose overhaul of housing finance

Posted: 06/25/2013 - A bipartisan group of senators has proposed an overhaul to the housing finance system that shifts more mortgage and credit risk to the private sector and gradually dissolves Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two government-sponsored mortgage guarantee giants.

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