Dec 6, 2013 — The unemployment rate fell to 7 percent and employers added 203,000 jobs to payrolls in November, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The largely positive data could build anticipation that the Federal Reserve might move to taper its stimulus program.
Dec 6, 2013 — "A major icing event is forecast through Friday across portions of the southern Great Plains toward the Lower Ohio Valley," the National Weather Service says. Some are saying an ice storm Friday and Saturday will be the nation's worst since 2009.
Dec 5, 2013 — The law aims to plug a $100 billion shortfall in the state's pension system, which is considered the nation's worst-funded.
Dec 5, 2013 — After first denying the two ever met, the White House on Thursday says that as a Harvard Law School student at Cambridge, the president briefly lived with his uncle, Onyango Obama.
Dec 5, 2013 — Rescuers say that they've spotted at least 20 pilot whales in deeper water — a positive sign after the animals were discovered beached in a remote area of the Everglades on Tuesday.
Dec 5, 2013 — The scene you'll find at Christmas Cats TV is a unique one. A woman sits in a den that includes a Christmas tree, a hearth and some presents — and lots of cute cats, some of which are wearing holiday sweaters.
Dec 5, 2013 — The Seminoles QB and Heisman trophy front-runner has been facing allegations that he sexually assaulted a female FSU student in December 2012, prior to his college career.
Dec 5, 2013 — Ronald Thomas Smith II, a chemistry teacher from Texas who spent more than a year at the International School Benghazi, was reportedly shot by unknown assailants. The school's principal tells NBC News that Smith was "very much loved."
Dec 5, 2013 — Under the new plan, each federal agency would have until 2020 to get 20 percent of its power from renewable sources such as solar and wind.
Dec 5, 2013 — The option of a smaller engine size and the car's sleeker design are two features analysts say are geared toward helping the Mustang appeal to buyers overseas.