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Police: Father planned deadly fire for some time

Posted: 02/06/2012 - Authorities say Josh Powell planned the deadly house fire that killed him and his young sons for some time, dropping toys at charities and sending final emails to multiple acquaintances.

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Heavy snowstorm hits Colorado on its way east

Posted: 02/03/2012 - A powerful winter storm swept across Colorado on Friday as it headed east, bringing blizzard warnings to eastern Colorado and western Kansas, and winter storm warnings for southeast Wyoming and western Nebraska.

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Groundhog 'predicts' 6 more weeks of winter

Posted: 02/02/2012 - Pennsylvania's famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil has emerged from his lair and saw his shadow, in the process predicting six more weeks of winter.

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'Soul Train' host found dead in home

Updated: 02/01/2012 - Don Cornelius, creator of the long-running TV dance show "Soul Train," shot himself to death Wednesday morning at his home, police said.

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Mitt Romney wins Florida primary

Updated: 01/31/2012 - With 38 percent of the state's precincts reporting, Romney had 48 percent of the vote, compared to 31 percent for Newt Gingrich.

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Aisha Gadhafi seeks to help brother Seif al-Islam

Posted: 01/31/2012 - THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - One of Moammar Gadhafi's daughters has asked to intervene in proceedings against her brother at the International Criminal Court, saying she wants to protect his interests.

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Ship sinks off Turkish coast, 10 missing

Posted: 01/31/2012 - ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - An official says 10 Polish crew members are missing after a freighter ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast.

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Obama plays up auto industry success story

Updated: 01/31/2012 - WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is touring the Washington Auto Show, bringing attention to his decision to rescue General Motors and Chrysler three years ago - and drawing contrasts with GOP opponent Mitt Romney.

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Suspect in Utah school bomb plot charged

Posted: 01/31/2012 - SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities have filed charges against a 16-year-old boy accused in a plot to detonate a bomb at a Utah high school.

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Former teacher charged with molesting 23 children

Posted: 01/31/2012 - A former Los Angeles elementary school teacher has been arrested after he allegedly gagged and made bondage photos of nearly two dozen children - possibly inside a classroom.

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Obama turns attention to energy in key states

Posted: 01/26/2012 - President Barack Obama says his administration will open a large swath in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas exploration and development, fending off criticism that his policies have stifled domestic energy production.

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Divers, crane in place for Italy ship fuel pumping

Posted: 01/24/2012 - Workers and equipment are moving into place to begin pumping out the half-million gallons of fuel from the toppled Costa Concordia before it spills into the pristine seas off Tuscany.

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Obama to take on economy in State of the Union

Posted: 01/24/2012 - President Barack Obama is getting ready to deliver an election-year State of the Union address heavy on economic themes when he addresses a joint session of Congress and millions of television viewers.

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