Tree-climbing bear shot near Boston

Massachusetts wildlife officials shot and killed an adolescent black bear that climbed a tree in a Boston suburb Sunday after attempts to tranquilize the animal failed, state officials said.

Deadly MERS-CoV virus spreads to Italy

 The sometimes deadly MERS-CoV virus has spread to Italy, the World Health Organization said in statements this weekend.

SILVER ALERT: Police need help locating missing Lufkin man

The Lufkin Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety have issued a Silver Alert for Arthur Henry Foster of Lufkin.

Republicans still questioning Holder's comment on leak investigations

Republicans pushed forward in their criticism of Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday, standing by a new investigation of his comments at a congressional hearing about leaks.

Issa: Cincinnati IRS employees say direction came from Washington

In an exclusive interview Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" with Candy Crowley, Republican Rep.

Storm prediction agency scraps furlough plans

The federal agency which issued tornado warnings this week has suspended plans for across-the-board employee furloughs that would kick as the summer hurricane season kicks in.

Cancer: By the numbers

This year's 26th annual National Cancer Survivors Day is Sunday.

Salmolux recalls cold smoked salmon products for possible health risks

Salmolux voluntarily recalls cold smoked salmon products because of a possible health risk.

Actress Jean Stapleton, who starred as Edith Bunker on 'All in the Family,' dies

 Actress Jean Stapleton, best known for her role as Archie Bunker's wife in the groundbreaking 1970s sitcom "All in the Family," has died, her son said Saturday. She was 90 years old.

Student loan mess: What's at stake?

On July 1, the interest rates on student loans subsidized by Uncle Sam will most likely double to 6.8%.