Pistorius trial hears damaging testimony
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — In a day of damaging testimony, a former girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius said at his murder trial Friday that he once shot his gun out of a car sunroof and later cheated on her with the woman he killed last year, and a...
Mom who drove kids into sea faces attempted murder
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A pregnant South Carolina woman who drove a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean surf off Florida faces attempted murder and other charges Friday, with authorities saying the children were screaming to...
Man said to create bitcoin denies it
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto said Thursday that he is not the creator of bitcoin, adding further mystery to the story of how the world's most popular digital currency came to be.
The denial came after Newsweek published a...
As US states allow pot sales, Dutch reverse course
MAASTRICHT, Netherlands (AP) — A young man at a bus stop hisses at a passer-by: "What you looking for ... marijuana?" It's a scene of street peddling that the Netherlands hoped to stamp out in the 1970s when it launched a policy of tolerating "coffee...
LAPD officer killed in traffic accident
BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) - A veteran Los Angeles police training officer was killed today and a rookie officer just three months out of the academy was injured when their cruiser collided with a dump truck that may have lost its brakes in Beverly...
Putin declares Sochi Winter Paralympics open
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — With a solitary Ukrainian athlete taking part in the opening ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi on Friday against the backdrop of his country's military action in...
Tool to compare health plans tested with consumers
CHICAGO (AP) — A website that offers Illinois consumers more information about insurance costs could help address widespread confusion about choosing a plan on the government sites that are a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's health care...
Set clocks ahead for daylight saving time
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
Most Americans will set their clocks 60 minutes later before heading to bed Saturday night, but daylight saving time...
Taxis, limos upset over rules for tech competition
DENVER (AP) — Frustrated and angry, more than 100 cabbies pulled up outside the Colorado Statehouse early this legislative session to protest tech startups known as ridesharing services.
The taxi drivers say the emerging firms, which allow...
Guard: Pistorius told me 'everything is fine'
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius told a concerned security guard on the phone that everything was "fine" after neighbors reported gunshots coming from the athlete's house the night he shot dead his girlfriend, according to testimony in...
L.A. County gas prices continue to rise
Gas prices continue to climb in Southern California -- creeping ever closer to an average of 4 bucks a gallon. Prices have risen nearly every day for the past month.
Phil and Penny discussed the rise in the price at the pump with the Dean of U-S...
Money 101: What you need to know if you're working past retirement
Money 101 with Bob McCormick gives you the information you can use to help you with your personal finances: Make more money, save money and when it's time to spend it, how to get the most bang for your buck. Some of the topics planned for today's...