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Fired air marshal will get new hearing

A federal air marshal fired in 2006 for leaking information about air marshal travel cuts has won a victory before a federal court.

Tim Tebow released by New England Patriots, report says

Backup quarterback Tim Tebow was released by the New England Patriots Saturday, after failing to make the final roster for the new season, according to NFL.com.

Florida to exhume bodies buried at former boys school

 This weekend, Florida will begin digging into its tragic past as anthropologists start unearthing what they believe are the remains of dozens of children buried on the grounds of a former reform school.

So, what exactly are Obama's options on Syria?

As more than one pundit has noted, President Barack Obama now has three choices in Syria: Bad, worse, and horrible. At least the evidence is steadily stacking up to suggest that is the case.

No federal challenge to pot legalization in two states

The Justice Department said it won't challenge state laws that legalize marijuana and will focus federal enforcement on serious trafficking cases and keeping the drug away from children. Attorney General Eric Holder, in a conference call Thursday

Arizona girl, 6, killed in joyride with brother, 8, at the wheel

A 6-year-old girl has died after her 8-year-old brother took her on a joyride in their mother's car and crashed Wednesday night in South Phoenix, police said. The children's mother believed they had been kidnapped when she discovered they were mi

Sources: Intercepts show top Syrians preparing for chemical attack, discussing afterward

CNN has learned new details about what is contained in the U.S. intelligence assessment that alleges the Syrian regime was behind a deadly chemical weapons attack outside Damascus, Syria, last week. According to senior U.S.

Prosecutors weigh appeal of 30-day rape sentence in Montana

Prosecutors in Billings, Montana are looking for legal standing to fight a 30-day sentence handed down to a teacher who admitted to raping his 14-year-old student. The girl later took her own life. "This case is very important.

Some evacuations lifted as firefighters in California battle Rim Fire near Yosemite

It was a rare bright spot on an otherwise hazy, smoke-filled horizon. As firefighters worked to get a grip on one of the largest wildfires in California's history, an evacuation advisory was lifted Thursday for residents in Tuolumne City, a pictur

U.S. Hispanic population dispersing but still anchored in 3 states

The American Hispanic population is dispersing across the country, but is still anchored mainly in three states, according to a new study released Thursday. More than half the U.S.