A South Florida man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of his wife, whose bloody corpse was later depicted in photos he posted on Facebook. (Dec. 4)
USC hired Steve Sarkisian away from Washington on Monday, bringing back the former Trojans offensive coordinator to his native Los Angeles area and the storied program where he thrived as Pete Carroll's assistant. (Dec. 3)
House Speaker John Boehner was on hand Tuesday for the lighting of the Capitol Christmas tree in Washington. (Dec. 3)
President Barack Obama's Kenyan-born uncle, who ignored a deportation order more than two decades ago, on Tuesday was granted permission to stay in the United States. His immigration attorney said he received no special treatment. (Dec. 3...
Teens from Asian nations dominate a global education test given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science or reading, according to test results. (Dec. 4)
'Before I Die' walls have been installed at more than 420 locations around the world. A recent batch went up this fall, including in Milwaukee, where many of the messages touch on themes of love and happiness. (Dec. 4)
Gunmen assassinated Hassan al-Laqis, a senior Hezbollah commander after he parked his car in his apartment building's garage in Lebanon's capital. Hundreds of supporters gathered for the funeral procession. (Dec. 4)
The National Transportation Safety Board says brake failure and alcohol were not factors in the commuter train derailment that killed four people Sunday. Meanwhile a friend of the engineer is defending the driver of that train. (Dec. 3)
Eleven-year-old artist Charles Gitnick has created an exhibit that expresses his feelings about guns. His work is being displayed at an international art fair in Miami. (Dec. 4)
Here's the latest news for Wednesday, December 4th: Train operator reportedly nodded off before deadly crash in New York; Vice President Joe Biden travels to China; Video captures dramatic rescue at sea; Billy Joel to perform once a month a...