A mother accused of stabbing her three young children to death in May pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Monday.
Global stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street declined and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a major financial center, added to political risk worries.
A contract employee accused of setting a fire at a key Chicago air traffic control center on Monday made his first court appearance since the incident created flight problems that rippled across the nation.
China's phone regulator has approved the iPhone 6 for sale after Apple Inc. promised never to allow other governments access to users' information.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has indicated that he is likely to sign a bill imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags as a way to address litter, primarily in waterways.
The Justice Department is set to announce broad restrictions on racial and religious profiling in federal investigations including those involving matters of national security.
Time is running out for Congress to extend more than 50 tax breaks worth nearly $85 billion, including popular ones for college expenses and energy-efficient appliances.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will face questions about how an armed intruder jumped the White House fence and made it as far as the East Room when she testifies before a House committee on Tuesday.
Apple has finally been granted regulatory approval by the Chinese government to sell the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
A number of Morocco's riads (traditional courtyard houses) have been transformed into incredible boutique hotels over the past several years, giving travelers a cultural and luxurious experience that was once off limits.
A survey has found China's manufacturing activity in September held steady at the previous month's low level, indicating the world's second-largest economy faces risks to growth.
The Obama administration is planning to release data Tuesday on drug and medical device company payments to tens of thousands of individual doctors.
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters remained camped out on major highways in the heart of Hong Kong on Monday, defying government attempts to both coerce and cajole them into giving up their extraordinary demonstration.
A bankruptcy court auction for Revel, the failed luxury casino-hotel on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, is scheduled to resume.
A survey of global snack habits by Nielsen shows nearly half of respondents admit snacking instead of eating meals.