Slate writer suggests those without kids should pay higher tax rate

Reihan Salam, a childless writer for Slate, has a bold suggestion. Non-parents who make more than the median income -- about $50,000 a year -- should pay a higher tax rate.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 06:33pm EDT

Aunt says baby rescued at sea recovering on meds

Aunt says 1-year-old niece rescued by Navy showed signs of salmonella; medicine breaks fever

Monday - 04/07/2014, 05:43pm EDT

Whitey Bulger backs man's efforts at freedom

Whitey Bulger backs claims of man who says he didn't commit 1980 slaying in Massachusetts

Monday - 04/07/2014, 05:36pm EDT

Iconic Hollywood actor Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Iconic actor Mickey Rooney dies at 93; was top box office draw in late 1930s, early 1940s

Monday - 04/07/2014, 05:36pm EDT

2 local towns among best U.S. small towns to visit

A list of best small towns to visit in 2014 includes two local historical towns.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 05:24pm EDT

AP PHOTOS: Mickey Rooney, a Hollywood icon

AP PHOTOS: Mickey Rooney, one of the longest-running acts in Hollywood, dies at 93

Monday - 04/07/2014, 05:08pm EDT

Mystery surrounds death of Tenn. twins in home

Death of 63-year-old twins in Chattanooga house remains mystery to police, neighbors

Monday - 04/07/2014, 01:16pm EDT

Repairs start Monday on faulty GM ignition switches

Repairs on faulty ignition switches on Chevy Cobalts and other recalled cars start Monday, and more it's estimated that more than 2.3 million car owners will have the repairs done over the next six months.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 12:23pm EDT

Near Fort Hood, church service honors fallen

Near Texas' Fort Hood, church service becomes tribute to victims of latest mass shooting

Monday - 04/07/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Veteran journalist and NABJ co-founder Stone dies

Longtime journalist and National Association of Black Journalists co-founder Chuck Stone dies

Monday - 04/07/2014, 11:00am EDT

Obama plans to attend Fort Hood service Wednesday

Obama plans to attend service Wednesday at Fort Hood, site of shooting rampage last week

Monday - 04/07/2014, 10:00am EDT

NYC police, fire brawl during charity hockey match

Brawl erupts during charity hockey match between NYC police and firefighters

Monday - 04/07/2014, 07:25am EDT

LaHood: GM recall the result of corporate silence

General Motors is moving forward with its recall of faulty ignition switches. But amid numerous investigations and following days of congressional testimony, many are still wondering how GM could have kept the problem hidden for a decade.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 05:03am EDT

A new weapon to stop bleeding on the battlefield

A new way to save wounded warriors is coming to the battlefield.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 04:55am EDT

More doctors taking flat fee instead of insurance

It used to be known as "concierge medicine" -- doctors who don't take health insurance, and accept monthly flat fees for personalized service. But it's not just for the rich and famous anymore.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 04:40am EDT

Sick baby's parents defend sailing trip with kids

After rescue, California parents defend decision to sail around the globe with young children

Monday - 04/07/2014, 03:28am EDT

Fire starts as bride and groom are pronounced wed

Fire starts at wedding venue outside Boston just after bride and groom are pronounced married

Sunday - 04/06/2014, 07:56pm EDT

Community taking a dive for young cancer patient

Missouri town rallies around 5-month-old cancer patient, inspires others to take plunge

Sunday - 04/06/2014, 07:54pm EDT

Cops: Speed, rain may be factors in New York crash

Police: Speed, rain may have been factors in dead-end crash into New York creek that killed 4

Sunday - 04/06/2014, 12:24pm EDT

APNewsBreak: Archbishop to sell Atlanta mansion

APNewsBreak: Atlanta archbishop will sell $2.2 million home after criticism from parishioners

Sunday - 04/06/2014, 11:20am EDT
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