Retired top generals back Hagel

Days before Chuck Hagel sits down for Senate hearings on his nomination to be secretary of defense, the former senator received vocal support from two retired generals on Sunday.

Egypt deploys troops to Suez to quell 'out of control' clashes

Egypt exploded in turmoil this weekend with at least 30 people killed in clashes over an unpopular court verdict Saturday following a day of politically charged violence throughout the country.

Lawyers for Catholic hospital argue that a fetus is not a person

Life begins at conception, according to the Catholic Church, but in a wrongful death suit in Colorado, a Catholic health care company has argued just the opposite.

Gun control advocates march as nation reels from school shootings

Thousands of demonstrators rallied Saturday in Washington to demand tougher gun control laws, many describing themselves as first-time capital marchers who've had enough of gun violence.

Three years later, no sign of missing family

Susan Blake writes her son Joseph all the time. "I send him e-mails," she says, "keeping him updated on what's going on." Each e-mail goes unanswered. All she can do is hope that he sees them.

Pentagon laying off 46,000 employees

The Pentagon has begun laying off 46,000 contract and temporary civilian employees in an effort to cut back on military spending, the No. 2 Pentagon official said on Friday.

Waco man in jail after burglarizing daycare

A Waco man is in jail after breaking into a daycare and being caught with stolen property and drugs.

New UV Disinfection Technology aims to eliminate cross-contamination in hospitals

Every day, thousands of patients are admitted to hospitals across the country. And, with each patient admitted, comes the risk of cross-contamination.

Killeen man in jail on murder charge now indicted for punching guard in face

A Killeen man, who is in jail on murder charges, has been indicted again for reportedly punching a jail guard in the face.