9:00 PM Feb 13, 2014
Students walk down Craver Road at UNC Charlotte during a snowstorm in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. (John D. Simmons/Charlotte Observer/MCT)
DURHAM, N.C. (MCT) – Much of the South found itself in the nastiness of a winter storm Wednesday, with needle-like freezing rain, growing piles of snow and biting temperatures that turned roads into a slippery mess, cut off power to hundreds of thousands of people and grounded thousands of flights.
10:00 PM Feb 12, 2014
Journalist Tom Brokaw delivers remarks at a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) who served during World War II at the Capitol Visitor's Center in Washington D.C., Wednesday, March 10, 2010. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
(MCT) – NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw revealed Tuesday he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of cancer than affects the white blood cells in bone marrow.
9:00 PM Feb 12, 2014
Georgia Department of Natural Resources wildlife technician Scott Bardenwerper works Unicoi Gap on the Appalachian Trail to do public assists aiding hikers that have been caught out on the trail in the storm and stranded motorists on Hwy 75 on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, north of Helen, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)
ATLANTA (MCT) – For days, forecasters predicted a winter storm of "historic proportions," a catastrophic icy blast that on Tuesday stopped an apprehensive city in its tracks.
7:53 PM Feb 12, 2014
BOWLING GREEN (MCT) – Staff at the National Corvette Museum received a call at 5:44 a.m. Wednesday from their security company, alerting them of a breach.
9:00 PM Feb 11, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – There was bipartisan consensus after the 9/11 attacks, in Congress and among Americans, that the United States would never again ignore rising threats in distant lands and allow al-Qaida or other terrorist groups to gain sanctuary as it had in Afghanistan.
7:00 PM Feb 8, 2014
Back-to-back months of sluggish hiring suggest the economic recovery may have lost some momentum and could give the Federal Reserve second thoughts about continuing to throttle back a key stimulus program.
6:00 PM Feb 8, 2014
Shooters armed with assault rifles and some knowledge of electrical utilities have prompted new worries on the vulnerability of California’s vast power grid.
9:00 PM Feb 6, 2014
Thanks to climate change, extreme weather disasters have hammered the United States with increasing frequency in recent years — from drought and wildfires to coastal storms and flooding.
2:00 PM Jan 31, 2014
Consumers may finally see some good news at the gas pump.
12:00 PM Jan 31, 2014
In this image taken from Massachusetts State Police Air Wing during the manhunt in Watertown, Massachussetts, Friday, April 19, 2013, police could detect the suspect's body of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, seen in this night vision image of the boat in a resident's backyard. (Massachusetts State Police/Zuma Press/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in last year's Boston Marathon bombing, saying in court papers that the deadly plot was committed in an "especially heinous, cruel and depraved manner."
9:00 PM Jan 30, 2014
Jonathan Mayer stands in one of the computer labs at Stanford University on March 19, 2012. The combined law and computer science researcher at Stanford, has exposed a string of privacy breaches in recent months, the most recent one being Google's bypassing of the privacy settings in Apple's Safari browser. ( Karen T. Borchers/San Jose Mercury News/MCT)
(MCT) – Target. Neiman Marcus. And now three other national retailers (yet to be named) have reportedly lost customers' personal data.
5:00 PM Jan 30, 2014
Attorney Brian Kabateck poses for a portrait with the website Justmugshot.com in his Los Angeles office on Dec. 19, 2013. He has filed a lawsuit for a client against the website which posts booking photos and arrest records and then charges people to take the photos and records down. (Anne Cusack/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
(MCT) – In 2010, Zim Rogers was waiting to hear from his bosses about whether he would be promoted.
12:00 PM Jan 30, 2014
Pedestrians cross an empty Panola Road near the I-20 entrance ramp Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Lithonia, Ga. The Atlanta metro area continues to suffer under the grip of snow and ice covered roads for a second day, after a mid-day storm paralyzed the area Tuesday. (Kent D. Johnson/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)
ATLANTA (MCT) – State and school officials, fending off fury over their handling of the snowstorm that paralyzed metro Atlanta, said Wednesday that they followed all the lessons from the crippling storm of 2011.
5:00 PM Jan 29, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – In a chamber at standing-room-only capacity, with photographs of young victims flashing from TV screens, a House of Representatives panel held a hearing Monday to raise awareness about human trafficking. Of immediate concern among the legislators is this Sunday's Super Bowl, an event that is thought to heighten the demand for forced prostitution.
8:00 PM Jan 26, 2014
Cranes and other construction equipment are visible in this 2009 image over a covered fence surrounding the World Trade Center site, where a memorial and museum are being built. (Ann Tatko-Peterson/Contra Costa Times/MCT)
NEW YORK (MCT) – When the 9/11 Memorial Museum opens in mid-May, it will have shards of the fallen World Trade Center towers. It will have walls covered with portraits of the nearly 3,000 victims, and the watch worn by Todd Beamer when he declared, "Let's roll," and helped launch an attack on the Flight 93 hijackers.
5:00 PM Jan 26, 2014
AKRON, Ohio (MCT) – A month after a local police officer and decorated combat veteran accidentally discharged his firearm in a school, the Ohio House passed legislation Wednesday that would remove liability for schools that make closed-door decisions about arming teachers.
12:00 PM Jan 24, 2014
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (MCT) – A Purdue University student was charged with murder Thursday, accused of shooting and stabbing a fellow student in a lab on campus.