|Another solid month of job gains over 200K expected for Feb.
A survey of economists ahead of the official Labor Department employment report due out today is predicting another good month, following the best three-month burst of hiring in 17 years.
|Lawmakers consider bill targeting 'puppy mills'
Animal lovers in Maine want the state to ban the sale of dogs and cats born at what they say are often inhumane out-of-state breeding operations.
|Daylight saving time: Set clocks ahead 1 hour
Spring is closer than you think, and here's a sure sign: daylight saving time arrives this weekend.
|In open letter, victim calls marathon bomber 'a nobody'
A survivor of the Boston Marathon attacks has written an indignant open letter to the admitted bomber.
|Man arrested after calling 911 to say wife stole his cocaine
Police say a northeast Ohio man called 911 to report that his wife stole his cocaine and was then arrested himself.
|NASA's Dawn spacecraft moves in on dwarf planet Ceres
A NASA spacecraft is closing in on the dwarf planet Ceres after a nearly eight-year journey.
|Florida man brings neighbor's body to lawyer's office
A southwest Florida man put his dead neighbor in the bed of his pickup truck and drove to his lawyer's office claiming he'd killed the man in self-defense.
|Alabama justices: Until high court rules, we're in charge
Because of a federal judge's ruling in January, Alabama was briefly among the 37 states where same-sex marriages were legal.
|US finds racist, profit-driven practices in Ferguson
A federal investigation into the police killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, lays bare what officials contend are racist, profit-driven law enforcement practices in the small St. Louis suburb.
|Winter weather wrath? Pooches' paws feel the pain, too
People aren't the only ones suffering from a seemingly endless winter of bone-rattling cold, record-busting snow and ice-slick sidewalks. Pooches' paws feel the pain, too.