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Brooklyn a hit as a baby name, except in NY state

Brooklyn's rise brings popularity as a baby name, but locals say 'fuhgeddaboutit'

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 09:21am EDT

Cable boxes are second biggest energy sucker in most homes

Cable boxes let TV viewers around the country tune in to their favorite programs, but the appliances are sucking energy more than most household items in the process.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 08:55am EDT

The modern dad: Staying home to raise kids

Roughly 2 million fathers stay home with their kids full-time, and a growing number are choosing to do so.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:51am EDT

New study aims to rapidly test lung cancer drugs

Medical speed-dating: Novel study will match lung cancer drugs to patients' gene profiles

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:40am EDT

Chicago, New York, Hawaii bid for Obama library

Hawaii, New York and at least 4 Chicago sites offer bids to house Obama's presidential library

Monday - 06/16/2014, 09:37pm EDT

Pilot recounts bailing from damaged skydiver plane

Pilot recounts bailing from damaged skydiving plane before Illinois crash

Monday - 06/16/2014, 09:04pm EDT

Correction: Gay Marriage-Wisconsin story

Correction: Gay Marriage-Wisconsin story

Monday - 06/16/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Feds give $102M in storm prevention to 11 states

Feds give $102M in storm-prevention funds to 11 eastern states; New Jersey, New York top list

Monday - 06/16/2014, 07:16pm EDT

Boy accidentally hangs self from basketball net

10-year-old N. Carolina boy accidentally hangs himself on basketball net in yard, hospitalized

Monday - 06/16/2014, 06:20pm EDT

Alabama court overturns gay-sex ban

Alabama law criminalizing consensual gay sex is unconstitutional, appeals court rules

Monday - 06/16/2014, 05:34pm EDT

Kasem was an island of calm in swirl of pop music

Bitter feud between Casey Kasem's family at odds with calmness of his pop culture work

Monday - 06/16/2014, 05:10pm EDT

Seacrest: Kasem's death a loss for radio listeners

Ryan Seacrest: Death of childhood role model Casey Kasem is a loss for radio listeners

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:30pm EDT

'Jump Street' beats 'Dragon' in box-office battle

The sequels have it: '22 Jump Street' and 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' top weekend box office

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:30pm EDT

Smithsonian asks judge's help with bug collection

Smithsonian seeks to alter terms of 1960s bequest to move beyond buying more bugs

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:06pm EDT

Chicago man filling potholes _ artfully

Artist tackles Chicago's pesky pothole problem _ by filling annoying craters with mosaics

Monday - 06/16/2014, 01:48pm EDT

Guam crash-stabbing rampage trial opens

Attorneys give opening statements in Guam crash-stabbing rampage trial

Monday - 06/16/2014, 01:31pm EDT

Trial in FAMU hazing case pushed back to September

Judge trial until September for final 5 defendants in Florida A&M drum major hazing death

Monday - 06/16/2014, 01:26pm EDT

Coast Guard Cold War mission celebrated

Exhibit celebrates Coast Guard ship that broadcast Voice of America behind Iron Curtain

Monday - 06/16/2014, 01:16pm EDT

Top 10 things you might not know about Casey Kasem

Casey Kasem Countdown: Top 10 things you might not know

Monday - 06/16/2014, 01:16pm EDT

Checkout system bugs the latest problem to plague Target

Target has run into more problems after last year's security data breach exposed tens-of-thousands of its customers' personal information.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 12:53pm EDT
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