Typhoon Deaths Climb into Thousands in Philippines
Corpses hung from trees, were scattered on sidewalks or buried in flattened buildings — some of the thousands believed killed in one Philippine city alone by ferocious Typhoon Haiyan that washed away homes and buildings with powerful winds and giant waves.
Relief Effort Begins after Philippine Typhoon
The U.S. and other governments and agencies are mounting a major relief effort to help victims of the Philippine typhoon.
Man Pulls out Unloaded Gun, Causes Panic at LAX
An arriving passenger has been arrested on suspicion of brandishing a weapon in the baggage claim area of Los Angeles International Airport's Terminal 3, causing momentary panic before authorities determined his handgun was unloaded.
Spire, Beacon of 1 World Trade Light Up NYC
Hundreds of red, white and blue LED modules are illuminating lower Manhattan as officials test the lights atop 1 World Trade Center.
House Explodes in South Jersey; Couple Pulled from Debris
A town official in Cape May County says neighbors worked to free an elderly couple trapped in the debris of a house that exploded.
Court Asked to Block Release of Newtown 911 tapes
A Connecticut prosecutor is asking a court to block the release of 911 recordings from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting as he appeals an order from the state's Freedom of Information Commission.
Obama Says he’s Sorry Americans Losing Insurance
President Barack Obama says he's sorry Americans are losing health insurance plans he repeatedly said they could keep under his signature health care law. But the president on Thursday stopped short of apologizing for making those promises in the first place.
Twitter Surges in Opening Trade on NYSE
If Twitter's bankers and executives were hoping for a surge on the day of the stock's public debut, they got it. The stock opened at $45.10 a share on its first day of trading, 73 percent above its initial offering price.
Police: 3rd Person Dies After Detroit Barbershop Shooting
Police say a third person has died following a shooting at a Detroit barbershop known for gambling that wounded several other people.
Obama, Senate Democrats Discuss Health Care Site
Senators from President Barack Obama's own party pressed him in person on Wednesday to extend the enrollment deadline for Americans to sign up for health insurance because of the malfunctioning website.
Asbury Park Voters Decide to Change Government
Asbury Park is getting a new form of government.
Election Highlights From Around The Country
New York City's first Democrat mayor in 20 years and the approval of a tax on marjiuana are among highlights from Election Day results from around the country.