8:48 am, February 27, 2015

U.S. News

Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank

Facebook adds new fill-in-the-blank gender option for those who don't fit site's 58 choices

Updated 00 minutes, 18 seconds ago

$150K dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o at Oscars reported stolen

$150K custom dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o at Oscars reported stolen; detectives investigating

Updated 06 minutes, 06 seconds ago

Hesburgh, former Notre Dame president, dies at 97

Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, activist who transformed Notre Dame into an academic power, dies at 97

Updated 15 minutes, 30 seconds ago

Indiana may allow 'baby boxes' for surrendering newborns

Indiana may be first state to allow 'baby boxes' for anonymous, safe surrender of newborns

Updated 15 minutes, 52 seconds ago

LA teachers, union leaders rally amid stalled talks

Thousands of LA teachers, union heads rally in largest action yet amid stalled contract talks

Updated 15 minutes, 57 seconds ago

Feds: 3 accused in Islamic State plot had vocalized beliefs

Feds: 3 accused in Islamic State plot vocalized their commitment and desire to join extremists

Updated 16 minutes, 15 seconds ago

Spacewalking astronaut safe after water leaks into helmet

Spacewalking astronaut safe after water leak into helmet, not nearly as much as 2013 mishap

Friday - 02/27/2015, 05:20am EST

Driver freed without charges in California train crash

Man freed without charges as feds probe why he drove on train tracks before California crash

Friday - 02/27/2015, 04:13am EST

Panel: Use new meningitis vaccines only for outbreaks

Panel recommends new meningitis vaccines only for outbreaks, not routine shots

Friday - 02/27/2015, 03:32am EST

No charges yet for pickup driver in train crash 'mistake'

Prosecutors say no charges yet for pickup driver in train crash that feds call 'mistake'

Friday - 02/27/2015, 02:30am EST

Virginia to compensate victims of forced sterilizations

Virginia legislature agrees to compensate victims of forced, state-sponsored sterilizations

Friday - 02/27/2015, 02:00am EST

Police call death of Missouri auditor an 'apparent suicide'

Police: Missouri Auditor Schweich died of single gunshot in 'apparent suicide' at his home

Friday - 02/27/2015, 01:56am EST

Medical pot proposal passes first test in conservative Utah

Bill allowing marijuana use for medical reasons passes first key vote in conservative Utah

Friday - 02/27/2015, 01:32am EST

Los Angeles police ID suspect in fatal street race

Los Angeles police ID suspect sought after street race leaves 2 spectators dead, another hurt

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 10:44pm EST

Saudi man convicted of conspiracy in '98 US embassy bombings

Man labeled close confidant of bin Laden is convicted of conspiracy in '98 US embassy bombings

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 10:26pm EST

Minnesota teen pleads guilty to trying to support terrorism

Minnesota teen accused of trying to join Islamic State group pleads guilty to conspiracy

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 08:40pm EST

Prosecutor: Mom craved attention, poisoned child with salt

Prosecutor: Mom poisoned boy with salt because sickly child brought her attention

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 06:48pm EST

Marathon bombing suspect: Not enough minorities in jury pool

Marathon bombing suspect wants indictment tossed, says there aren't enough blacks in jury pool

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 06:30pm EST

400-year-old books stolen in Italy are found in California

Officials: Stolen 400-year-old books found in San Francisco Bay Area to be returned to Italy

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 04:50pm EST

Prosecutor: Former Democratic powerbroker sold influence

Prosecutor opens racketeering trial, tells jury ex-Democratic powerbroker sold influence

Thursday - 02/26/2015, 03:16pm EST

US colleges bringing in chaplains to serve the nonbelievers

'Humanist' chaplains arriving on college campuses to bring spiritualism to nonbelievers

Saturday - 02/14/2015, 09:00pm EST

Autopsy shows New York Times writer Carr died of lung cancer

Autopsy shows David Carr, media columnist for New York Times, died of lung cancer

Saturday - 02/14/2015, 08:58pm EST
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