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Kentucky women sink Navy 61-41 in NCAA tourney

Updated: 03/24/2013 - DaNesha Stallworth scored 18 points and Jennifer O'Neill added nine of her 12 points in the second half to lead second-seed Kentucky to a 61-41 win over 15th-seeded Navy on Sunday in the opening round of the NCAA women's tournament.

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GOP's 'no' on Medicaid becomes "Let's make a deal'

Updated: 03/24/2013 - Given the choice of whether to expand Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law, many Republican governors and lawmakers initially responded with an emphatic "no."

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Detroit manager to listen, then assess priorities

Updated: 03/24/2013 - A bankruptcy lawyer and turnaround expert tasked with reviving Detroit's beleaguered finances could be greeted by a crowd of protesters when he arrives at work Monday.

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Little progress on jobs for disabled Americans

Posted: 03/24/2013 - Whether it means opening school track meets to a deaf child or developing a new lunch menu with safe alternatives for students with food allergies, recent Obama administration decisions could significantly affect Americans with disabilities.

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New pope revives question: What is a 'Latino?'

Posted: 03/24/2013 - Pope Francis is being hailed as the "first Latino pope." He's a native Spanish speaker born and raised in the South American nation of Argentina. But for some Latinos in the United States, there's a catch: The pope's parents were born in Italy.

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Kerry in Iraq to press on Iran flights to Syria

Posted: 03/24/2013 - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Iraq's leaders on an unannounced visit to Baghdad to halt Iranian overflights of weapons and fighters heading to Syria and to overcome sectarian differences that still threaten Iraqi stability 10 years after the American-led invasion that toppled dictator Saddam Hussein.

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Winning $338M Powerball jackpot ticket sold in NJ

Posted: 03/24/2013 - A single ticket sold in New Jersey matched all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing for the $338.3 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said. It was the 13th drawing held in the days since a Virginia man won a $217 million jackpot Feb. 6.

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Powerball jackpot tantalizes at $320 million

Posted: 03/24/2013 - People across the country are hoping to pick the six winning Powerball numbers drawn Saturday night - and the $320 million jackpot that comes with them.

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US, Afghanistan OK detention center transfer

Updated: 03/23/2013 - The Pentagon says the U.S. has reached an agreement with the Afghanistan government to transfer the Parwan Detention Facility to Afghan control.

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Snowstorm takes aim at Plains, Midwest

Posted: 03/23/2013 - A spring snowstorm has delayed flights at Denver International Airport and closed several roads as it moves eastward, carrying the possibility of more than a foot of snow in some places.

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Holder averts furloughs of prison staffers

Updated: 03/23/2013 - Attorney General Eric Holder says he has averted daily furloughs of 3,570 federal prison staffers around the country, staving off what would have been a serious threat to the lives and safety of staff, inmates and the public.

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Two children killed in Denver hit-and-run

Posted: 03/23/2013 - Denver police say a hit-and-run accident Friday night killed two small children and critically injured a woman as the three crossed a street.

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Senate gives pre-dawn OK to Democratic budget

Posted: 03/23/2013 - The Senate has narrowly passed its first budget proposal in four years as majority Democrats went on record favoring almost $1 trillion in tax increases over the coming decade while sheltering domestic programs targeted by House Republicans.

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What might 2 popes discuss over lunch?

Posted: 03/23/2013 - Pope Francis has arrived at the papal residence south of Rome for an extraordinary date with his predecessor Benedict XVI, who met him at the helipad and escorted him to his library for a private chat followed by lunch.

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