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Compromise GOP budget hikes war funds, targets 'Obamacare'

Posted: 04/27/2015 - House and Senate GOP negotiators are sealing agreement on a budget blueprint that would enable Republicans to more easily target the Affordable Care Act while delivering an almost $40 billion budget boost to the Pentagon.

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Opening arguments set to begin in Colorado movie theater shooting trial

Posted: 04/27/2015 - The key to the death penalty trial of a man who methodically shot at moviegoers at a Batman movie premiere will be what was going on inside his mind as he threw smoke canisters and then marched up and down the aisles, firing at anyone who tried to flee.

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Queen's granddaughter withdraws from equestrian event

Updated: 04/25/2015 - An equestrian competition in Kentucky lost some star power when British rider Zara Phillips, a granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, withdrew after her horse suffered a minor injury.

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Statue of Liberty evacuated after bomb threat

Updated: 04/24/2015 - A bomb threat made by an anonymous 911 caller forced the evacuation of hundreds of tourists Friday from the Statue of Liberty, but a thorough sweep of the landmark by investigators turned up no explosives.

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Petraeus sentenced to 2 years' probation for military leak

Posted: 04/23/2015 - Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, has been sentenced to two years' probation and a $100,000 fine for giving her classified material while she was working on the book.

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Trek recalls nearly 1 million bikes after injuries

Posted: 04/23/2015 - Trek is recalling nearly a million bicycles with quick-release levers that can unexpectedly stop the wheel or cause it to fall off, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday.

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With bird flu spreading, USDA starts on potential vaccine

Posted: 04/22/2015 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is working on a potential vaccine in response to the current outbreak of a deadly strain of bird flu that has cost turkey and chicken producers more than 6.7 million birds since early March.

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