Obama halts Afghanistan troop withdrawal

The United States will keep its current level of 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of the year, rather than reducing that number to 5,500 as planned, the White House said Tuesday.

Murder suspect wanted by LAPD arrested crossing Texas border

Border patrol agents arrested a man wanted for murder in Brownsville early this morning.

Angelina Jolie has ovaries, fallopian tubes removed to cut cancer risk

Two years after she underwent a double mastectomy to cut her cancer risk, actress and U.N.

Blue Bell ice cream cups sold in Texas recalled due to Listeria concerns

Blue Bell Ice Cream of Brenham, Texas, is recalling three 3 oz.

California cliff collapse: 1 killed when rock gives way after warnings

One person died and another was severely injured after a cliff collapsed on the Pacific Coast north of San Francisco, the National Park Service said. The two people fell about 70 feet (21 meters) Saturday when part of the Arch Rock overlook at P

E-cigarettes: Helping smokers quit, or fueling a new addiction?

It's a portable piece of technology providing seemingly bottomless access to a drug craved by more than 1 billion people worldwide -- nicotine.

Ultrasound reveals effects of smoking on unborn babies, study claims

Durham University recently published a study show the effects of smoking during pregnancy. Their research suggests you can tell harm done by how the unborn baby's face reacts. 

8 officers hurt, 1 suspect dead in AZ Walmart assault

A suspect who shot and wounded a Cottonwood police officer was shot and killed in a gun battle late Saturday night that left seven officers hurt and a second suspect wounded.

Deputies: Man attacks woman with medieval mace

A woman is recovering in the hospital after she was brutally attacked with what appeared to be a medieval mace on Garfield Avenue near Auburn Boulevard.