10-Year-Old Washington Girl Killed During Attempted Home Invasion
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a 10-year-old girl was asleep in her family's Pennsylvania apartment when she was shot to death in what may have been an attempted home invasion.
Supreme Court Refuses To Overturn Arizona Medical Marijuana Seizure
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has refused to overturn Arizona court rulings ordering the Yuma County sheriff to return marijuana that was seized from a woman with a California medical marijuana authorization honored by Arizona.
Two Avalanche Control Workers Injured After Shell Explodes Unexpectedly
GEORGETOWN, Colo. (AP) — Two Colorado Department of Transportation workers have been injured after an avalanche shell exploded while they were working on Loveland Pass.
Health Care Website Experiencing Technical Difficulties On Last Day To Sign Up
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says a new technical problem is preventing last-minute users from signing up on the government's health insurance website. The new problem comes as traffic is surging on deadline day.
Lagging Technology Stocks Dragging US Market Lower
NEW YORK (AP) — Another slide in technology stocks is dragging U.S. indexes lower in early trading.
President Obama Asking Congress To Stop Collecting Americans’ Phone Records
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress to end the government's bulk collection of people's phone records.
Two People In Britain Catch Tuberculosis From Pet Cat
LONDON (AP) — England's public health agency says two people have caught tuberculosis from a pet cat, the first time the bacterial disease has been documented to spread from cat to human.
Average 30-Year Home Mortgage Rate Rises To 4.40%
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week in the wake of comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen suggesting that the Fed could start raising short-term interest rates by mid-2015.
United States Wealth Gap Made Worse By $1 Trillion In Student Loan Debt
WASHINGTON (AP) The roughly 37 million Americans saddled with $1 trillion in student loan debt may never catch up with wealthy peers who began life after college free from the burden. Experts say that disparity is contributing to the widening of the U.S. wealth gap.
President Obama’s Visit To The Vatican Included A Discussion Of Birth Control
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says the Catholic Church's objection to a contraception requirement under the Affordable Care Act was raised during President Barack Obama's visit.