National News + World News

MT: board wants discipline for judge who gave short rape sentence

G. Todd Baugh, the Montana judge who drew a firestorm of criticism after sentencing a former high school teacher to a month behind bars for raping a 14-year-old girl, is the subject of a formal complaint from a judicial review board to the state's Supreme Court.

Ke$ha cancels concerts to treat eating disorder

Ke$ha is canceling her concert dates through April so she can continue treatment for an eating disorder, her representative said Tuesday.

CA: Coach misses 75 ft buzzer beater

A miraculous shot during a basketball game in California has inspired the campus of Sacramento State University. It’s the stuff dreams are made of actually.

Armless high school kicker gets VIP treament at Super Bowl

His pick to win the big game may have lost Sunday, but 14-year-old Isaac Lufkin is still smiling after a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Super Bowl.

Five things the Farm Bill will mean for you

It may be the most overlooked mega-bill of the past 12 months. After taking a 72-22 leap through a Senate test vote Monday, the nearly $1 trillion Farm Bill is poised for final passage Tuesday.

Doctors keep brain-dead pregnant woman on life support until baby's birth

A brain-dead pregnant woman lies on a hospital bed. Doctors want to keep her on life support until they can deliver her baby. An anguished husband waits.

Latin American castaway survives 13 months in Pacific Ocean

A man who says he was lost at sea for more than a year is back on dry land. He says he drifted from Mexico to the Marshall Islands in the North Pacific. That’s some 9,000 kilometers.

Super Bowl sets Twitter records

The afeared nasty weather didn't show up for the Super Bowl on Sunday. Neither did the Denver Broncos.

Abortion rates lowest since 1973

Abortion rates in the United States are at their lowest in 40 years, according to a new report from the Guttmacher Institute.

'I went from heroin addict to PTA mom'

In many ways, my life is ordinary and extraordinary at the same time.