If President Barack Obama follows even half of the 46 recommendations urged by his advisory panel, the National Security Agency would significantly change the way it does business. (Dec. 19)
A United Methodist Church pastor who was defrocked for officiating at the gay wedding of his son says he intends to appeal and is shocked by church officials' decision. (Dec. 19)
The first humanoid robot in space has performed its first mission at the International Space Station - holding a series of conversations with a Japanese astronaut and keeping him company. (Dec. 19)
Following this week's bipartisan budget agreement in congress, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Gen. Martin Dempsey comment on how it will affect the military budget. (Dec. 19)
London police say there are "a number" of casualties following the apparent collapse of a theater's roof. (Dec. 19)
Target says that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach that occurred just as the holiday shopping season shifted into high gear. The Secret Service is investigating. (Dec. 19)
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is in North Korea to train help train the national team and visit leader Kim Jong Un. Rodman calls the North Korean leader his friend. (Dec. 19)
State health researchers have discovered the first new strain of botulism in four decades, but decided to withhold publishing the genetic code because of bioterrorism concerns. An infant earlier this year fell ill with botulism, but survived, the state Department of Public Health reported. No other details were made public. ...
Target is grappling with a data security nightmare that threatens to drive off holiday shoppers during the company's busiest time of year. The nation's second largest discounter said Thursday that data connected to about 40 million credit and debit card accounts was stolen as part of a breach that began ...
Can an experimental drug developed to treat epilepsy block the AIDS virus? A preliminary lab study suggests it's possible, and researchers are eager to try it in people. Scientists experimented with the drug after uncovering details of how they believe HIV cripples the immune system to bring on AIDS. When ...