National News + World News

Apple slides 3%, briefly dips below $500

Apple's stock tumbled early Monday, following reports that demand for the iPhone 5 may be waning.

Weird weather: Temperature extremes coast to coast

Residents of large swaths of central and Southern California and Arizona shivered Saturday as plummeting temperatures prompted freeze warnings.

Postal Service's fiscal cliff coming this spring

The U.S. Postal Service is facing its own fiscal cliff this spring.

Ford's biggest white-collar job hiring in a decade

Ford Motor will add 2,200 salaried jobs this year, the biggest addition of white-collar workers at the automaker in more than a decade, the company said Friday.

Had a flu shot? You'll be OK - maybe

So you got a flu vaccine this season, and you've been reading about the flu epidemic. You might be wondering: Will the vaccine keep me healthy?

White House: Still committed to assault weapons ban

President Barack Obama will seek passage of an assault weapons ban as part of a larger push for new gun control laws, an administration official said Friday.

Judge agrees to delay plea for theater shooting suspect

The judge overseeing the case against suspected Colorado movie theater gunman James Holmes agreed to delay arraignment in the case to allow defense lawyers more time to pore over 30,000 pages of evidence and hundreds of DVDs and CDs.

Ford's biggest white-collar job hiring in a decade

Ford Motor will add 2,200 salaried jobs this year, the biggest addition of white-collar workers at the automaker in more than a decade, the company said Friday.

Report: DEA agent made prostitute arrangement for Secret Service agent

A Drug Enforcement Administration agent stationed in Cartagena, Colombia, arranged for a prostitute to have an encounter with a U.S.

More rain for flooded parts of Louisiana

As water levels already at or above flood stage continue rising in rivers in southwestern Louisiana, the weather forecast says more rain is on the way.