Judge rules on Ft. Hood shooter's motion to represent himself

In the case of U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, Judge Col. Tara Osborn heard testimony by Army physician Maj.

Ford Motor Co. recalling 465,000 Fords, Lincolns due to fuel leak

Ford Motor is recalling 465,000 2013 vehicles because a fuel leak could lead to a fire. The models include the Ford Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Interceptor Utility and Interceptor Sedan, and the Lincoln MKS, MKT and MKZ.

Hero or traitor? Bradley Manning's court-martial set to start today

Supporters of Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused in the largest leak of classified documents in U.S. history, have adopted the phrase: "I am Bradley Manning."

Police: Evidence in killing of fmr. TX beauty queen points to ex-priest

All evidence pointed police to one conclusion: A priest had killed a beautiful 25-year-old schoolteacher.

Grief, solidarity after 'deadliest day' for Houston firefighters

HOUSTON (CNN) -- When Joshua Gandara heard his cousin, Houston firefighter Robert Bebee, had died suddenly, he instinctively knew why. "I knew (he was) saving somebody," Gandara said. "That's him. ... He always put people first, before him.

At least 112 killed in China plant fire

An early morning fire at a poultry processing plant in northeast China killed at least 112 people, state-run Xinhua news agency said. Another 54 workers were injured.

Reward increased for TX 'Most Wanted Sex Offender'

The reward for Mark Steven Bauman, 52, a Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of June.

Is pork a national security asset?

 Is America's pig supply a critical national security asset? That's a question being raised by the planned $5 billion acquisition of Smithfield Foods by China's Shuanghui International.

Schumer thinks immigration bill will pass by July 4

 Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer, part of the bipartisan "Gang of Eight" on immigration reform, predicted Sunday that the Senate will pass his group's bill by July 4.

Swimmer swept over Yosemite waterfall

Park rangers spent Sunday searching for a teenage swimmer who was swept over a nearly 600-foot waterfall in California's Yosemite National Park over the weekend.