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California governor orders mandatory water restrictions

California governor orders officials to impose mandatory water restrictions for first time

Bats in president's attic generate flap in Ohio college town

Ohio college town caught up in flap after president abandons bat-infested house for suburbs

Years-Long Atlanta Cheating Scandal Ends With 11 Convictions

A jury found 11 educators guilty of racketeering charges for an Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal that was first uncovered in 2008.

Cynthia, First Wife Of John Lennon, Dies

Cynthia Lennon, the British first wife of The Beatles' songwriter John Lennon, has died aged 75, the couple's son Julian said Wednesday

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Search, social & shopping: Pinterest turns 5

Pinterest shaking up social, search and shopping as bookmarking site celebrates 5th birthday

Texas bill would bar gun ownership status in medical record

Doctors fear Texas bill barring gun ownership status in medical record may stifle health talks

Does California's Water Clampdown Address the Real Problem?

Gov. Jerry Brown ordered unprecedented restrictions on water use in the face of a historic drought, but the largest water users aren't affected.

New Jersey Sen. Menendez vows to fight corruption charges

NJ Sen. Bob Menendez vows to fight corruption charges; expected in court Thursday

Russian trawler with 132 crew sinks, at least 54 dead

Russian trawler with 132 crew sinks in Sea of Okhotsk, at least 54 dead and 63 rescued

Labor issues to pressure McDonald's despite pay bump

McDonald's pay bump won't likely ease pressures over labor issues

The latest developments on religious objections laws

The latest developments on widely criticized religious objections laws in Indiana, Arkansas

DOJ Says Lois Lerner Won't Face Contempt Charges

Lois Lerner, the former IRS official accused of targeting tea party groups, was charged with contempt of Congress but won't be prosecuted.

Seattle Begins To Phase In $15 Minimum Wage

Trendsetter Seattle begins to phase in $15 minimum wage while increases debated across nation

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Trial to seek role of online bullying in teen girl's suicide

Trial to seek role of online bullying in suicide of girl whose sexual assault was photographed

Your Guide to Britain's Massive Seven-Way Leaders' Debate

British broadcaster ITV is hosting a big political debate Thursday, and it's invited the heads of seven big political parties to duke it out.

Double overtime: Faltering Iran nuclear talks extended again

Iran nuclear talks stumble after missing deadline, heading for double overtime

Thailand junta replaces martial law with absolute power

Thailand junta nods to foreign calls for scrapping martial law, but takes absolute power

Arkansas Senate takes up religion bill at governor's request

Arkansas Senate approves updated religious objections bill after governor calls for changes

Arizona recycling truck driver saves kitten from the trash

Suburban Phoenix recycling truck driver credited with saving 3-week-old kitten from trash

Sen. Menendez Formally Indicted on Corruption Charges

A federal grand jury formally indicted Sen. Robert Menendez on 14 counts after a yearslong investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice.

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