Obama's last-minute decision to seek congressional approval for Syria strike

After signaling he was on the verge of delivering a strike against Syria, President Barack Obama made a last-minute decision Friday evening to seek congressional authorization before any military action, senior administration officials told rep

Illinois couple married for 71 years, die on the same day

An Illinois couple shared 71 years of love. Their love story ended this week when the husband died and just hours later, so did his wife.

Packers part ways with Vince Young

REPORT: Vince Young’s days with the Packers are apparently over. See more at : http://blog.chron.com/ultimatetexans/2013/08/packers-part-ways-with-vinc...   

President Obama makes statement on Syria

President Barack Obama said that the United States "should take military action against Syrian targets" in a Rose Garden address Saturday.

Georgia man convicted in shooting death of infant

After deliberating for nearly two hours, a Georgia jury found 18-year-old De'Marquise Elkins guilty Friday of multiple charges, including felony murder, for shooting and killing 13-month-old Antonio Santiago during a robbery.

How a military strike on Syria might unfold

The U.S. military could execute a strike against Syria very quickly, if it's ordered to, according to Pentagon sources.

National bacon day

While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.

96-year-old Texas man is mauled to death by several dogs

A 96-year-old man has died after being mauled to death by several dogs in his neighborhood. According to investigators, family members found the man's body. Authorities say as many as five dogs attacked him.

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.