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Bangladesh building-collapse toll tops 600

Posted: 05/05/2013 - Police in Bangladesh say more than 600 bodies have now been recovered from a garment-factory building that collapsed 11 days ago, and the grim recovery work continues.

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Readying new Syria push, US feels out Russia again

Posted: 05/04/2013 - The U.S. is trying to leverage new evidence that Syrian President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons, and make a fresh diplomatic and possible military push with allies to end the country's civil war.

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Orb, unbeaten Verrazano favorites in Kentucky Derby

Posted: 05/04/2013 - The 139th Run for the Roses takes place today at Churchill Downs and the favorites in the Kentucky Derby are Orb and unbeaten Verrazano. The forecast for Louisville calls for occasional rain. A field of 19 will race in the opening leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.

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First leg of Triple Crown is today

Updated: 05/04/2013 - The 139th Run for the Roses takes place today at Churchill Downs and the favorites in the Kentucky Derby are Orb and unbeaten Verrazano. The forecast for Louisville calls for occasional rain. A field of 19 will race in the opening leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.

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Patton museum to separate fact, fiction

Posted: 05/04/2013 - The Gen. George Patton Museum of Leadership at Fort Knox aims to separate the man from the legend when it reopens in June.

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NATO: 5 troops killed in southern Afghanistan

Posted: 05/04/2013 - NATO says five members of the U.S.-led international military coalition have been killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan - the first foreign troops killed this month around the country.

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Newtown board mulls plans for Sandy Hook school

Posted: 05/04/2013 - Newtown, Conn., officials are meeting to discuss what to do with the elementary school where 20 first-graders and six educators were shot to death in December, but they might not vote.

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Space Mountain reopens at Disneyland

Posted: 05/04/2013 - One of Disneyland's most popular rides has reopened after the company declined to appeal a workplace safety case.

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California wildfire grows to 43 square miles

Posted: 05/03/2013 - A fast-moving Southern California wildfire burning through coastal wilderness has nearly tripled in size since morning, growing to more than 43 square miles.

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Man sentenced in Cincinnati Grand Prix scheme

Posted: 05/03/2013 - A man who told investors and Cincinnati leaders he could bring a Grand Prix auto race to the city has been sentenced to more than two years in prison and ordered to pay more than $350,000 in restitution.

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Authorities comb woods near bomb suspect's college

Posted: 05/03/2013 - Federal, state and local authorities are searching the woods near the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth campus as part of their investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Obama: US-Mexico stereotypes must be broken

Posted: 05/03/2013 - President Barack Obama says he wants to set aside old stereotypes that have created misunderstanding between Mexico and the United States. He says Mexico is an emerging nation that is remaking itself and that the U.S.-Mexico relationship should be defined by shared prosperity, not by threats both countries face.

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US employers add 165K jobs, rate falls to 7.5 pct.

Posted: 05/03/2013 - U.S. employers added 165,000 jobs in April, and hiring was much stronger in the previous two months than first thought. The gains trimmed the unemployment rate to a four-year low of 7.5 percent.

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Ohio county court has spent $18,000 on rape case

Updated: 05/03/2013 - A county official in eastern Ohio says the high-profile case of a 16-year-old girl raped by two high school football players last summer has cost the juvenile court about $18,000 so far.

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