delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 13:00:30 +0000 Today in the News: Obama nominates Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head HHS Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 News to know

President Barack Obama today said he will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Burwell, 48, currently leads the White House budget office and is a familiar face to politicians, as she played a role in last year's budget crisis.

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"I went outside, and [...]]]> Sports update: Bubba Watson goes on birdie spree at the Masters Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Business update: Amazon regularly offers employees $5,000 to quit Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Prosecutor: Oscar Pistorius story just doesn't add up Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Australian PM confident sounds are from Flight 370 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Sebelius, a lightning rod for critics, resigns Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:02:45 +0000 Morning Jolt: 10 killed in truck-bus crash in California Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:55:30 +0000 In the news

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed over a grassy median on a Northern California freeway and slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high school students in an explosive crash that left 10 people dead, authorities said.

Both the bus and semi driver were among those killed in the fiery crash, authorities said. Many of those on the bus escaped through a window that someone had kicked open, Clavijo said, running for their lives to [...]]]> Today in the News: 'Jesus' wife' papyrus is not a fake, experts say Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 News to know

A group of scientists that tested a controversial business-card sized piece of papyrus that mentions Jesus' wife concluded that the document is not a fake. Harvard Divinity School said in a statement, "A wide range of scientific testing indicates that a papyrus fragment containing the words, 'Jesus said to them, my wife' is an ancient [...]]]> Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:33:31 +0000 Business update: GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Prosecutor: Oscar Pistorius is untruthful, an egotist Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Possible 5th underwater signal heard in Malaysia Airlines search Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on late show Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:39:13 +0000 Mudslide survivor holding son describes terror Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:42:17 +0000 Morning Jolt: Prosecutor says Pa. school stabber used kitchen knives Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:15:27 +0000 In the news

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The district attorney says a 16-year-old charged with stabbing 21 other students and a security officer at his Pittsburgh-area high school used two "ordinary kitchen knives."

Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck called the weapons "common items you'd find in a kitchen."

However, he stopped short of saying that the suspect, Alex Hribal, took them from his home.

Peck says he doubts anyone other than Hribal will [...]]]> Today in the News: Tale of hero emerges from tragedy of Pa. school stabbings Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Quote of note

"I don't know if Nate did it on purpose or just instinct. He took the stab right in his arm and saved my friend and me. I'm pretty sure it was his instinct. He didn't want anyone to get hurt. He told everybody to run away. I'm pretty sure he pulled the fire alarm." - Trinity McCool, a sophomore at Franklin Regional High School, talking about student Business update: Toyota, GM recalls push US to near-record pace Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Rescue aftermath: Family's sailing trip with baby spurs debate Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Oscar Pistorius refuses to look at photo of dead lover Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Police: Pennsylvania student flashed 2 knives, injured 20 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:07:21 +0000 By Kevin Begos, The Associated Press MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — A 16-year-old boy "was flashing two knives around" when he injured 19 students and a school police officer who eventually subdued him with the help of an assistant principal at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, a police chief said.

Murrysville police Chief Thomas Seefeld said the bloody crime scene at Franklin Regional High School, some 15 miles east of Pittsburgh, was "vast" and may take a couple days to process.

Police haven't named the suspect, who [...]]]> delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 13:00:30 +0000