OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - A federal official says the man charged with sending poison letters to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a Mississippi judge has been released from jail.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A judge has thrown out some of the murder charges against a Philadelphia abortion provider involving babies allegedly born alive.
WASHINGTON -- A Sherman man has pleaded guilty to the 2009 killing of four soldiers and a Navy officer at a mental health clinic in Iraq.
BOSTON (AP) - The screams and cries of bloody marathon bombing victims still haunt the nurses who treated them one week ago. They did their jobs as they were trained to do, putting their own fears in a box during their 12-hour shifts so they could better comfort their patients.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing will not be tried as an enemy combatant in a military tribunal.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - After five weeks of prosecution testimony, the defense begins Monday in the murder trial of Philadelphia abortion provider Kermit Gosnell.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two pivotal senators have announced a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more gun buyers. The agreement could build support for President Barack Obama's drive to curb firearms violence.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York federal judge has ruled that the Food and Drug Administration must make emergency contraceptives available to women of all ages within 30 days.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that its film critic Roger Ebert has died. He was 70.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - The North Korean army is warning Washington that its military has been cleared to wage an attack using "smaller, lighter and diversified nuclear" weapons.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Officials say a Carnival cruise ship that had been disabled for days in the Gulf of Mexico has broken away from its moorings in a Mobile, Ala. shipyard.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Rutgers has fired basketball coach Mike Rice after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs during practice.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Two people in Michigan have become sick from an outbreak of E. coli infections linked to frozen snack foods marketed to children.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is unveiling a plan to clean up gasoline and automobile emissions. Officials say it will result in cleaner air across the U.S. and higher prices at the pump.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - The Connecticut prosecutor leading the investigation into the Newtown school shooting says the gunman killed the 26 victims and took his own life within five minutes of shooting his way into the building.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For a second day, demonstrators are outside the Supreme Court as the justices hear a case involving gay marriage.
SEATTLE (AP) - Amanda Knox left Seattle to study abroad in 2007, just another college student pursuing her interests in languages and literature.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some people have been waiting outside the Supreme Court since Thursday -- including some who were paid to hold spots in line for others -- for the Supreme Court arguments on gay marriage that are now getting under way.