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Northeastern residents say: Not again

Posted: 02/13/2014 - The latest in a series of winter storms to hit the region has residents of the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast shoveling again today. Philadelphia received nearly nine inches of snow. New York City had nearly 10 inches.

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Nation's propane users see some relief after bitter cold

Posted: 02/13/2014 - After weeks of propane shortages and high prices, some relief is coming to rural residents in Kentucky and other areas that have had trouble keeping their heating tanks filled during the bitterly cold winter.

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New gender options for Facebook users

Posted: 02/13/2014 - Social media giant Facebook is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.

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GM recalling nearly 780,000 compact cars

Posted: 02/13/2014 - General Motors is recalling nearly 780,000 compact cars in North America because the engines can shut down unexpectedly and cause crashes. The company says six people have been killed in crashes related to the problem.

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Amtrak changes train schedules because of storm

Posted: 02/13/2014 - Amtrak is canceling some of its trains and modifying the schedules for others because of the winter storm that's battering the Northeast and the South.

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Comcast confirms $45B Time Warner Cable deal

Updated: 02/13/2014 - Comcast has agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion in stock, or $158.82 per share, in a deal that would combine the top two cable TV companies in the nation.

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Senate looks to clear debt limit bill for Obama

Posted: 02/12/2014 - Must-pass legislation to allow the government to borrow money to pay its bills is on the brink or clearing Congress for President Barack Obama's signature.

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Georgia winter storm response by the numbers

Posted: 02/11/2014 - Here's a look by the numbers at how some agencies are responding to a storm that is supposed to bring snow, "catastrophic" ice and widespread power outages to Georgia, including the Atlanta metro area.

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Ky. governor, first lady attend state dinner

Updated: 02/12/2014 - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and his wife were among the guests at the White House's state dinner honoring French president Francois Hollande.

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Republicans debate mini-bailouts for hospitals

Updated: 02/10/2014 - Republican governors scored easy political points by rejecting President Barack Obama's plan to enroll more poor people in government health insurance.

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Calif. company recalls 8.7 million pounds of meat

Updated: 02/09/2014 - A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection.

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Mich. prison escapee: 'It was relatively simple'

Posted: 02/08/2014 - The convicted killer who escaped from a Michigan prison says in an interview it was "relatively simple" to crawl under a fence and avoid detection from passing cars.

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