Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy and The Associated Press sent separate letters to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday expressing concerns that the FBI faked an AP story to catch a bomb threat suspect in 2007.
Reality TV star Tameka "Tiny" Harris, the wife of rapper T.I., has the attention of skeptical eye doctors and social media haters over a procedure she underwent to permanently lighten the color of her eyes.
Consumer sentiment rose to its highest level in more than seven years on growing economic optimism, and more favorable personal financial expectations.
A gauge of factory activity in the Midwest region jumped to 66.2 in October from a September reading of 60.5. Economists, meanwhile, expected the gauge to fall to 60. Readings above 50 point to expansion, while those below indicate contraction.
A Maine judge has rejected a request by state officials to quarantine and restrict the movements of nurse Kaci Hickox, who after returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa defied the state's quarantine.
A debate moderator apologized to Republican New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown Thursday night after accusing him on-air of botching his state geography -- though Brown technically was correct.
Ohio chapters of auto club AAA are gauging interest in providing emergency roadside assistance for bicyclists in the state, an Ohio spokeswoman said.
Count Dracula might be a fictional character who makes the blood curdle on Halloween, but his historical namesake is not. Vlad III, known in his heyday as Dracula or Drăculea, in old Romanian was a medieval prince with a figurative thirst for blood.
ExxonMobil Corp.'s refining and chemical operations rescued the company's third quarter results amid falling global oil prices and lower oil and gas production.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled two mid-tier handsets with a premium design as it prepared to deliver a riposte to its low-priced Chinese rivals and reclaim its title as the top brand in the world's biggest smartphone market.
Britain is repaying some of the 2 billion pounds ($3.2 billion) it still owes investors who helped finance World War I.