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Kentucky coal miners rally in nation's capital

Updated: 10/29/2013 - Miners from Kentucky and other states joined 30 members of Congress in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to rally against regulatory polices they say are killing jobs in coal country.

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1 year on, Sandy survivors to light up shore

Updated: 10/29/2013 - Superstorm Sandy survivors are keeping vigil along the water's edge one year after the devastating storm flooded hundreds of miles of coastline and destroyed whole communities.

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White House grants extension on health law sign-up

Posted: 10/28/2013 - The Obama administration says it's granting a six-week extension until March 31 for Americans to sign up for coverage next year and avoid new tax penalties under the president's health care overhaul law.

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Pianist Lang Lang chosen as UN Messenger of Peace

Posted: 10/28/2013 - China's superstar pianist Lang Lang has been selected to be a United Nations Messenger of Peace - a role he says is more important than his music because it can help improve the lives of children around the world through education.

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Asian carp reproduce in Great Lakes watershed

Posted: 10/28/2013 - Federal scientists say they've found evidence for the first time that Asian carp have reproduced successfully within the Great Lakes watershed.

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Penn State: 26 people get $59.7M over Sandusky

Updated: 10/28/2013 - Penn State says it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

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Military test of body fat faces criticism

Posted: 10/28/2013 - Doctors say a number of military personnel are turning to liposuction to remove excess fat from around the waist so they can pass the Pentagon's body fat test.

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Governor to testify in Detroit bankruptcy trial

Posted: 10/28/2013 - Michigan's governor is scheduled to testify this afternoon in a trial to determine whether Detroit is eligible to fix its troubled finances in bankruptcy court.

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Iran pledges 'new approach' with UN nuke agency

Posted: 10/28/2013 - A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says his country is taking a "new approach" with the U.N.'s nuclear agency, which is concerned about allegations that Tehran secretly worked on atomic arms.

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Taylor Farms recalls broccoli salad, slaw

Posted: 10/28/2013 - Taylor Farms is recalling broccoli salad and slaw sold across 25 eastern and southern states because they contain ingredients that may be contaminated with Listeria.

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'Bad Grandpa' sinks 'Gravity' to top box office

Posted: 10/27/2013 - According to studio estimates Sunday, Paramount's "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" tops the weekend box office with $32 million, sinking three-week champ "Gravity" to second place.

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Pet owners buy organic, raid fridge to feed Fido

Posted: 10/27/2013 - Organic kibble? All-natural chow? Fido and Fluffy don't know it, but their owners want them to eat better - and they're forking over big bucks to make it happen.

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Not happy with work? Wait until you're 50 or older

Posted: 10/27/2013 - A survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 9 in 10 workers who are age 50 or older say they are very or somewhat satisfied with their jobs.

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After shutdown, few talking about budget solutions

Posted: 10/27/2013 - Democrats and Republicans running in 2014 have been generous with their criticism after the latest short-term deal to keep the governing running and pay U.S. debts.

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