Transportation nominee gets warm reception from senators, steers clear of controversy
Civil rights group files suit for veteran detained after making anti-government Facebook posts
Train service from NY-Boston returns to normal, 5 days after Conn. derailment damaged tracks
After days on pins and needles, chilled Mass. sea turtles recovering with help of acupuncture
One block: How neighbors in Moore, Okla., watched as a tornado carved its deadly path
Faith-healing Philadelphia couple who lost 2 sons to pneumonia charged with 3rd-degree murder
NY college student accidentally killed by police is remembered for fearlessness, love of life
GOP questions IRS scrutiny of Iowa anti-abortion group, others amid tea-party tax scandal
Wildlife officials are investigating an online video that shows a man jumping on two manatees.
As tornadoes bear down, parents face choice: Get kids out of school or wait for storm to pass?
AP Newsbreak: Gay-rights group files complaint accusing Exxon Mobil of anti-gay bias in hiring
US Air Force test-launches Minuteman 3 missile in California; delayed by North Korea tensions
FEMA's administrator vows federal officials won't leave Oklahoma "when the cameras leave'
Authorities say Virginia pastor arrested on sex-assault charges filed by police in North Texas
Amid immigration reform, advocates call for changes to the US asylum system
The third-leading cause of death among young people isn't disease or accident -- it's suicide. And according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, one happens every 13.7 minutes.
FBI agent fatally shoots man at Orlando, Fla., apartment complex
Gay Fla. teen facing charges of having sexual contact with 14-year-old girlfriend
Father of Susan Powell says private investigator will review case file on her disappearance
Officials say more evidence being gathered as Benghazi suspects remain under surveillance