Cupich becomes leader of Chicago archdiocese, speaks forcefully about sexual abuse scandal
US task force on tribal youth and violence urges creation of new office, more funding
NJ politicians told to polish up on one-liners, humor makes them appear more approachable
People near Buffalo are suffering under six feet of snow in some places, and this week WTOP traffic man Dave Dildine is indulging his other passion -- weather -- by looking into the conditions in upstate New York. They're boggling even his mind.
Huge California solar plant, hailed as turning point in green energy, lags in early production
Death by dirty water: Scientists find simple solutions can stop storm runoff from killing fish
Judge won't dismiss Texas Gov. Perry's case on technicality, but constitutional questions loom
Missouri executes Leon Taylor for killing a suburban Kansas City gas station attendant in 1994
Berkeley, San Francisco consider plans to put climate-change warning labels on gas pumps
No longer in service: New York City plan would replace street pay phones with Wi-Fi hubs
4 deaths blamed on paralyzing early snowstorm that strands 150 vehicles on New York Thruway
Sister of slain actress Sharon Tate: Manson's planned marriage to 26-year-old is 'ludicrous'
Dozens treated after fire at Ventura County, California, waste facility, but danger subsides
Northern California murder suspect let out of jail by mistake turns himself in
Missouri governor appoints 16 members to commission that will study conditions in Ferguson
California Academy of Sciences announces hatching of 2 African penguin chicks
District attorney: Fatal stabbing of Oregon college athlete may never be explained
AP Exclusive: Murderer Charles Manson plans to wed 26-year-old woman working to exonerate him
AT&T stops adding Web tracking codes on cellphones, Verizon says it still uses 'super cookies'
Large study of gay brothers suggests genetic link for homosexuality; raises some skepticism
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