| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:59 PM
WASHINGTON — The director of the FBI said Thursday that U.S. agents are already in Moscow and Sochi to assist with security measures for the upcoming Winter Olympics, but emphasized that “it’s a Russian responsibility” to ensure...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:22 PM
WASHINGTON — After a year that produced limited results, at best, for their cause, advocates of new gun-safety laws are recalibrating strategy, hoping to find more success at the ballot box and upset the conventional wisdom that opponents of gun...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:59 AM
A solar storm may cast colored lights – known as the Aurora Borealis or Northern lights – in the sky over parts of the northern Plains, the Great Lakes region and Northeast on Thursday and Friday, forecasters say.
“It’s a very...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Laguna Beach had its share of tragedies and challenges in 2013, from the death of police officer Jon Coutchie in September to Mayor Kelly Boyd announcing in February that he has cancer.
Two men driving to work were killed when another car hit them head-...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey will be among the first beneficiaries of a political action committee run by former Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Giffords had a PAC that she used primarily to pay for air travel, according to Federal...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said Friday that the federal government would recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that took place in Utah over the past three weeks, two days after Utah announced it did not consider the marriages to be legal....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Glamour has been rolling out this year's roster of Women of the Year a few at a time. We know Lady Gaga is on the cover of the issue, which is to be on newsstands Nov. 5. And we know some of the other choices are Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai,...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made her first visit to a gun show since she was shot in 2011, attending a New York event Sunday with her husband, Mark Kelly, and the state's attorney general.
It was no casual trip to the Saratoga...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:28 PM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from the nation’s television broadcasters and decide whether to shut down a new streaming service that sends shows to consumers via the Internet for a monthly fee.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Angered by a resounding defeat Wednesday of proposed gun control legislation that grew out of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, President Barack Obama stood outside the White House with parents of murdered Newtown first-graders and vowed: "This...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly launched a website aimed at curbing gun violence Tuesday, the second anniversary of the mass shooting in Arizona that left her critically wounded.
"Two years ago, a mentally ill young...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:42 PM
A few things you won't hear about from the saturation coverage of the Newtown school massacre:
•Mass shootings are no more common than they have been in past decades, despite the impression given by the media.
•In fact, the high point for...