Virginia man convicted of 2006 slaying of family is executed

AP Photo/Steve Helber JARRATT, Va. (AP) — A man convicted of killing a family of four, slashing their throats and setting their home ablaze after...

NASA study in Hawaii paving way for human travel to Mars

HONOLULU (AP) — A group of NASA-funded researchers are poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a remote Hawaii volcano to study human behavior...

Chelsea Manning: A potent symbol for transgender Americans

NEW YORK (AP) — For most Americans, Chelsea Manning has been a hero or villain based on how they view her decision to leak classified material. For...

The Latest: Obama sends thoughts and prayers to Bushes

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama (all times EST): 2:29 p.m. President Barack Obama is...

The Latest: Bush now in ICU; wife also hospitalized

AP Photo/David J. Phillip HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the hospitalization of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 12:25 p.m. A...

North Carolina business increasingly refereed with a gavel

AP Photo/Gerry Broome RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As North Carolina’s political split widens, state business is increasingly being refereed with a...