This week, the people of New Jersey demonstrated their approval of Gov. Chris Christie loudly and clearly– two adverbs often used in sentences about the GOP star himself. Christie won a second term as governor of the Garden State by a big margin, defeating his... More »5 Blunt Answers from Gov. Chris Christie
A national organization that defends Arab-American rights is calling on a high school in Southern California to discontinue the use of its current mascot because it offends Arabs. Coachella Valley High School in Thermal, Calif., has been nicknamed the “Arabs” since 1931. But the American-Arab... More »Arab-American Rights Group Asks High School to Change Mascot
Three Teslas Caught Fire in Six Weeks: What Does It Mean for Tesla's Future? More »Tesla Fires Raise Doubts About Seemingly Untouchable Company
Dr. Michael Brown Had a History of Legal Trouble More »Former Houston Hand Surgeon, Who Had History of Abusing Women, Died
Police Have Been Recording Mostly Female Detainees Changing Clothes, Using Toilet More »Are Puyallup, Wash., Cops Going Too Far in Videotaping DUI Suspects Changing Clothes?
NEW ORLEANS–President Obama came to one of the busiest seaports in the nation today to continue his call for investing in American infrastructure and scold his political opposition in Congress for repeatedly bringing the country into “manufactured crises.” “We should be investing in ourselves. We... More »Obama, in New Orleans, Says Manufacture Jobs, Not Crises
A Wisconsin teenager’s mysterious disappearance is frustrating local investigators, who say they have recovered the missing girl’s bicycle, but have developed no significant leads to push the investigation forward. Kathryn Stalbaum, 15, of Genesee, Wis., was last seen on her way to school Tuesday morning... More »Bike Recovered in Wis. Teen's Disappearance
A Michigan filmmaker has given a homeless veteran a dramatic, life-changing makeover in the hopes that people will “stop ignoring and start adoring” homeless people. Since receiving the new ‘do, 54-year-old Jim Wolf has applied for veterans housing to get off the streets and has... More »Homeless Vet's Makeover Turns His Life Around
Pope Francis is having a picture perfect week. The leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics donned a bright red nose and clowned around with a newlywed couple inside the Vatican on Wednesday. The Argentine-born pontiff posed with the bride and groom, who are volunteers... More »See Pope Francis Clown Around With Newlywed Couple
When Boston chose its new mayor on Tuesday, some Bostonians had an entirely different candidate in mind — one who wasn’t even on the ballot. The eventual victor, state Sen. Martin J. Walsh, prevailed over City Councilor John R. Connolly, but hundreds of Beantown voters apparently... More »Red Sox's David Ortiz Comes in Third in Boston Mayor's Race
Almost as frequent as the chatter about Chris Christie's 2016 ambitions are the whispers about his weight. More »The Weighty Issue That's Still a Drag on Chris Christie
Jobs Report Shows Higher Than Expected 204,000 Jobs Added Last Month More »Jobs Report Shows Unemployment Rate Ticked Up to 7.3 Percent; 204,000 Jobs Added
The big excitement on Wall Street has been all about Twitter. The social media company had a very strong start but analysts warn trading may be choppy in the days ahead. Twitter’s stock jumped 73% on its first day of trading on Thursday, closing at... More »Is Twitter Way Over-Valued?
President Obama tonight apologized to Americans who are losing their health care coverage, amid a firestorm of criticism over his promise that under Obamacare “if you like your plan, you can keep your plan.” “I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation... More »Obama Tells Americans Losing Coverage: 'I'm Sorry'
Scorned Women Can Anonymously Post Rants, Photos on Website More »Revenge Website ShesAHomewrecker.com Shames Accused Mistresses But Not Cheating Husbands
Request Cites ABC News Investigation Into Role of Doctors in Denial of Black Lung Claims More »Lawmakers Seek Federal Probe in Black Lung Cases
ABC News’ Michael H. Orr reports: A Michigan family got more than they bargained for when they bought grapes at a supermarket and found a deadly black widow spider inside. Callum Merry, 20, noticed a web and spider inside the bag purchased at a Kroger... More »Michigan Family Uncovers Black Widow Spider in Store Grapes
A Florida man accused of making pornographic images of his three young daughters claims he and the girls are nudists, and the photos are simply family portraits. A judge on Wednesday found the images of the girls, aged 8 to 12, were suggestive enough that... More »Nudist Dad Claims Daughters' Photos Are Family Portraits, Not Child Porn
Renisha McBride, 19, Was Shot in the Head After Car Troubles More »Family Wants Charges After Black Teen Shot Following Car Accident
DES MOINES — Gov. Rick Perry of Texas said today he jumped into the last presidential campaign too late, which provided a valuable lesson he intends to keep in mind as he weighs his political future. “If I were to be making a plan for... More »Perry, in Iowa, Stirs Speculation on 2016 Run
Acoustic sensors that alert police departments to gunshots have helped police in Washington, D.C., respond to thousands of shooting incidents, an investigation by the Washington Post revealed this week. The sensors, made by the company ShotSpotter of Newark, Calif., identify gunshots and their locations, sending... More »Acoustic Sensors ID 17 Shootings Daily in Washington
Rep. Howard Coble, a Korean War veteran and 15-term House Republican from North Carolina, today became the 15th House Republican incumbent to decide not to seek reelection to the House of Representatives in next fall’s congressional midterm elections. Coble becomes the ninth Republican to retire,... More »Fifteenth Republican Incumbent Quits House