The Latest: Police say lie prompts Illinois police response

The Latest on Illinois officer's death: Police say woman's lie prompted large police response

US officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII's official end

US officials gather on old battleship to mark 70th anniversary of official end to World War II

The U.S. Army Ranger School Is Officially Open to Women

The U.S. Army is letting any qualified soldier join its elite Ranger School, no matter their gender.

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Federal Sony data breach lawsuit settled, lawyer says

Lawyer says settlement reached in lawsuit by ex-Sony employees over Sony data breach

Watchdog: 900,000 vets have pending health care applications

Watchdog: 900,000 veterans have pending health care requests; about one-third are deceased

French farmers stage 1,000-strong tractor protest in Paris

Angry French farmers stage 1,000-strong tractor protest in Paris over falling food prices

Classic Disney Films Actor Dean Jones Dies at 84

Dean Jones, star of Disney's 'The Love Bug,' has died following a battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 84.

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On Arctic voyage, Obama banks on power of his celebrity

On Arctic voyage, Obama turns to the power of the presidential image to elevate climate change

Guatemala president ordered detained in corruption probe

Guatemala president ordered detained in corruption probe, will voluntarily appear

Quotations in the News

Quotations in the News

Labor Day flying: behind the scenes at a very busy airport

A unique view of Labor Day travel: behind the scenes at one of the world's busiest airports

There's a Ton of Money on the Line in NBA's New Labor Talks

It's time for new talks between the NBA and players, and a giant new $24 billion TV deal makes it that much more tense.

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Report: Some top baby monitors lack basic security features

Several top baby monitors lack basic security, vulnerable to hackers, report says

House Judiciary panel sets first Planned Parenthood hearing

First up: House Judiciary panel schedules Congress' first hearing on Planned Parenthood videos

Bangladesh indicts owners for deadly 2012 factory fire

Bangladesh indicts 2 owners, 11 others for 2012 deadly fire in garment factory

How a Ban on Ritual Death Made It to India's Supreme Court

The Jain religious practice of fasting to the point of death can continue for now until India's Supreme Court decides the case.

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Pondering presidential campaign, Biden sticks close to Obama

Exploring potential 2016 campaign, Biden delivers defense of Obama's agenda in Florida swing

China shows rising power in parade marking WWII defeat

China parades military might in WWII commemoration, while also announcing troop cut

SAT scores slip slightly; more students take test

College Board reports lower SAT scores, most test-takers missing college-ready benchmark

No charges against officer in Washington police shooting

Prosecutor: No charges against officer following investigation of Washington police shooting

Should You Jailbreak Your iPhone or Root Your Android?

Jailbreaking and rooting gadgets might seem like a harmless way to get more control of your device, but it could actually do a lot of damage.

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New collars monitor pets for pain, problems

Companies develop collars that monitor pets for pain, signs of disease and distress

2 cases of polio found in Ukraine, caused by mutated virus

World Health Organization: 2 polio cases found in Ukraine, caused by mutated virus in vaccine

Pacific bluefin tuna group puts off new moves to save fish

Meeting in Japan on Pacific bluefin tuna ends without fresh moves to protect depleted species

Spain Prepares for Another Catalan Independence Push

The regional elections in Spain’s Catalonia province could be a proxy for the region’s independence. It needs a majority in the regional Parliament.

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Candidates seeking Iowa boost look to 99-county tour

Presidential candidates seeking an Iowa boost look for salvation in 99-county tour

Iran deal will survive in Congress despite GOP opposition

Republican opposition not enough to stop Iran nuke deal in Congress as Senate Dems line up

California data shows racial disparity in arrests, deaths

Newly released data shows racial disparity in arrests, deaths in California