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Ex-Virginia gov., wife guilty of public corruption

Posted: 09/04/2014 - A jury has convicted former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, of corruption, fraud and bribery, after the couple accepted more than $165,000 of gifts and loans from a businessman.

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Fast food protests expected in push for higher pay

Posted: 09/04/2014 - Hundreds of workers from McDonald's, Taco Bell, Wendy's and other fast-food chains are expected to walk off their jobs Thursday, according to labor organizers of the latest national protest to push the companies to pay their employees at least $15 an hour.

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Leaders: US, UK will 'not be cowed' by militants

Posted: 09/04/2014 - Faced with a mounting militant threat in the Middle East, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron declared Thursday that their nations will "not be cowed" by extremists

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Cobra on loose in suburban Southern California

Posted: 09/03/2014 - Southern California animal control officers are hunting for a highly venomous cobra that bit a dog and then slithered off into a suburban Los Angeles neighborhood.

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Judge orders attorney to wear socks in courtroom

Updated: 09/03/2014 - An attorney who habitually appears in court without socks faces sanctions including possible fines if he shows up without them again in one Indiana courtroom.

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CVS stops tobacco sales early, changes name

Posted: 09/03/2014 - CVS said earlier this year that it would stop selling tobacco products on October 1st. It has already removed the products from shelves.

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Lawsuits seek any Michael Brown juvenile records

Posted: 09/03/2014 - Lingering questions about Michael Brown could be answered today as two news organizations seek the release of any possible juvenile records for the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a Missouri police officer last month.

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Family says slain reporter gave voice to voiceless

Updated: 09/03/2014 - The family of a journalist slain by Islamic State militants says Steven Sotloff dedicated his life to portraying the suffering of people in war zones, but was "no hero."

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Ukraine president says cease-fire deal agreed

Updated: 09/03/2014 - The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin are in agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.

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Pentagon: Al-Shabab leader was target of airstrike

Posted: 09/02/2014 - The Pentagon says the leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group was the target of U.S. military airstrikes that struck an encampment and a vehicle Monday night.

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Girl said Uzi was too much for her in Arizona death

Posted: 09/02/2014 - Her family members were focused on the girl because they thought she was injured by the gun's recoil and didn't immediately realize instructor Charles Vacca had been shot

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