posted: 07/05/2015 3:52 a.m.
A 5-year-old Florida girl riding in a boat has died after a sturgeon leaped from the Suwannee River and struck her.
updated: 07/05/2015 3:47 a.m.
World powers and Iran have drawn up a draft document on the pace and timing of sanctions relief for the Islamic Republic in exchange for curbs on Iran's nuclear program, advancing on one of the most contentious issues at their negotiations, diplomats told reporters on Saturday.
posted: 07/05/2015 3:32 a.m.
The wettest June on record in St. Louis has caused rivers to rise and saturated farmland. It’s also a factor in toppling trees.
posted: 07/05/2015 3:29 a.m.
When the police on stretches of country road want to stop a high-speed chase, they reach for their spike strips. Long and spiny like the tail of some steel porcupine, the strips are hurled into the road to flatten a fleeing suspect's tires, ideally ending a dangerous pursuit in just moments. The devices sit in thousands of patrol cars across the country.
posted: 07/05/2015 3:27 a.m.
Shortly after Jeb Bush left the Florida governor’s office in 2007, he established his own firm, Jeb Bush & Associates, designed to maximize his earning potential as one of the country’s more prominent politicians.
posted: 07/05/2015 3:16 a.m.
The National Security Agency monitored the phone numbers of top Brazilian officials, WikiLeaks revealed, less than a week after President Dilma Rousseff visited the U.S. to mend relations derailed by earlier spying accusations.
posted: 07/05/2015 3:15 a.m.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and GOP legislative leaders said they agreed Saturday to remove a part of the proposed state budget that would roll back open-records laws.
updated: 07/05/2015 3:03 a.m.
Ferris wheel reopens after 66 stranded ORLANDO, Fla. -- The largest Ferris wheel on the East Coast reopened Saturday, one day after 66 riders were stranded on The Orlando Eye and had to be evacuated from the towering 400-foot attraction.
updated: 07/05/2015 2:55 a.m.
The childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke could be torn down after a central Illinois city condemned the dilapidated building. The News-Gazette of Champaign, Ill., reports the 89-year-old actor took to Twitter last week to call attention to the Danville home he and his brother Jerry lived in during high school after relocating from Missouri.
updated: 07/05/2015 2:49 a.m.
Lineup of guests for today's TV news shows: ABC's This Week -- Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican presidential candidate; Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Ben Cardin, D-Md.; Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Joaquin Castro, D-Texas. 8 a.m., KATV, Channel 7, Little Rock.
updated: 07/05/2015 2:48 a.m.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., during a trip to Kabul, Afghanistan, said the Taliban offensive demands a reassessment of the Obama administration's plan to draw down U.S. troops in that country by the end of 2016, noting that the Afghan national forces are suffering heavy losses.
posted: 07/05/2015 2:44 a.m.
Mormon leader Boyd Packer, president of the faith's highest governing body, has died. He was 90.
posted: 07/05/2015 1:59 a.m.
Best Buy's alliance with Samsung is getting even deeper. In some stores, the electronics retailer will add a Samsung branded space for appliances.
posted: 07/05/2015 1:58 a.m.
In late 2010, two questions were on the minds of many commodities investors: What are rare earths? And where could they buy some?
updated: 07/04/2015 4:16 a.m.
Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the 2010 federal health care overhaul.