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Missouri executes serial killer Franklin

Updated: 11/20/2013 - White supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin has been put to death in Missouri. It was the state's first execution in nearly three years.

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Jet crashes off Florida coast en route to Mexico

Posted: 11/19/2013 - The Coast Guard says it has located the wreckage of a Learjet that plunged into the Atlantic ocean off the Florida coast while en route to Mexico and that at least two people have died. They are continuing to search for two others who were aboard.

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Ohio court upholds firing in school Bible case

Posted: 11/19/2013 - Ohio's highest court says a school district was legally justified in firing a science teacher who refused orders to remove classroom displays of religious materials.

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Google to remove image of slain boy

Updated: 11/19/2013 - Google says it'll remove an aerial image of Richmond, Calif., that shows the body of a murdered 14-year-old boy.

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Obama seeks 2nd chance for UN disabilities pact

Updated: 11/19/2013 - The Obama administration is pushing for ratification of a U.N. accord on the rights of the disabled less than a year after Senate Republicans voted it down.

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NSA vowed repeatedly to fix its collection errors

Posted: 11/19/2013 - Newly declassified files say the National Security Agency reported its own violations of surveillance rules to a U.S. intelligence court and promised additional safety measures to prevent similar missteps over and over again.

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Zimmerman could be released today

Posted: 11/19/2013 - A Florida judge will decide today whether to grant bond to George Zimmerman, who was arrested following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend.

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Lincoln's Gettysburg Address seven score and 10 years later

Updated: 11/19/2013 - President Abraham Lincoln's short but profound address made in Gettysburg, Pa., 150 years ago in the midst of the Civil War has become a hallmark of his time in office and been memorialized for its still-stirring words.

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Gettysburg Address event to mark 150th anniversary

Updated: 11/19/2013 - Thousands of people are heading to central Pennsylvania to commemorate the Gettysburg Address, a speech that for 150 years has been a source of national identity.

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Yahoo vows to encrypt all its users' personal data

Updated: 11/18/2013 - Yahoo is expanding its efforts to protect its users' online activities from prying eyes by encrypting all the communications and other information flowing into the Internet company's data centers around the world.

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Airplane evacuated in Ohio after bomb threat

Posted: 11/18/2013 - An Ohio airport spokeswoman says a bomb threat led to passengers being evacuated from a plane that landed in Columbus after a flight from Texas.

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Mid Atlantic rocket launch set for Tuesday night

Posted: 11/18/2013 - Much of the U.S. East Coast is expected to get a view of a mid-Atlantic rocket launch Tuesday night, when the Air Force and NASA will try to put 29 tiny satellites into orbit, including a smartphone and a satellite built by students.

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Death toll from Midwest tornadoes reaches 8

Updated: 11/18/2013 - Officials in Illinois don't believe the death toll from yesterday's violent weather will go any higher. Six people died in Illinois, and two more weather-related deaths are confirmed in Michigan.

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Powell Co. 911 helps in N.C. emergency

Updated: 11/18/2013 - It was an unusual call. A poison control center out of Charlotte, N.C. was begging Kentucky emergency responders to help them transport anti-venom.

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'Thor' holds box-office top spot with $38.5M

Posted: 11/17/2013 - "Thor: The Dark World" continued its box-office reign with $38.5 million in its second week, holding off "The Best Man Holiday," according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Midwest under high storm threat

Posted: 11/17/2013 - A number of Midwestern states are awakening to the threat of a high risk of severe thunderstorms.

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