TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, considered the frontrunner for college football's prestigious Heisman Trophy, will learn on Thursday if he will be charged in an alleged sexual assault that has put a cloud over his season.
TRIPOLI - Gunmen shot dead an American chemistry teacher working at an international school in the Libyan city of Benghazi, medical and security sources said on Thursday.
NEW YORK - Bill Bratton, who has run police departments in New York, Los Angeles and Boston, was tapped on Thursday by New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio to become the city's next police commissioner.
WASHINGTON - The pregnancy rate among U.S. women fell to its lowest point in 12 years in 2009, continuing its slide from a peak in 1990, according to U.S. government data released on Thursday.
MOSCOW - Russian federal investigators have launched a criminal probe into suspected child trafficking in the United States following a Reuters investigation which found that adopted children, some born in Russia, were being traded on the Internet.
MIAMI - A flotilla of would-be rescuers sailed to the Florida Everglades on Thursday to try to coax 41 stranded pilot whales out to sea, despite low expectations that the animals would survive.
NEW YORK - U.S. prosecutors have charged 49 current and former Russian diplomats and their family members with participating in a scheme to get health benefits intended for the poor by lying about their income.
NEW YORK/BOSTON - JPMorgan Chase & Co is warning some 465,000 holders of prepaid cash cards issued by the bank that their personal information may have been accessed by hackers who attacked its network in July.
NEW YORK - For lawyers preparing to sue over Sunday's deadly New York commuter rail accident, their success in court may depend largely on two factors: whether human error caused the derailment and if state or federal law governs railroad safety in the case.
WASHINGTON - The National Security Agency gathers nearly 5 billion records a day on the location of mobile telephones worldwide, including those of some Americans, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing sources including documents obtained by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.