Dec 12, 2013 — Two men are charged in Kansas and six others in Iowa with conspiring to steal patented seeds from some of the nation's leading seed developers.
Dec 12, 2013 — Robert Levinson vanished in Iran in 2007. His family hasn't received proof of life in more than two years.
Dec 12, 2013 — The inspectors' final report confirms some earlier allegations, citing "clear and convincing evidence" that the weapons were used against civilians in Ghouta, near Damascus. Other cases were less clear.
Dec 12, 2013 — U.S. wireless carriers reached a deal with the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday that will make it easier for consumers to "unlock" their mobile phones and use them on a competitor's network.
Dec 12, 2013 — A painstaking analysis of 14 James Bond novels by some British doctors reveals that the international spy consumed six or more drinks a day, on average. He also went on benders that would have made his driving stunts downright suicidal.
Dec 12, 2013 — The two-year deal passed despite opposition from Republicans who are part of the Tea Party faction. It was announced earlier this week, after being pounded out by Rep. Paul Ryan R-Wis., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.
Dec 12, 2013 — The Latin Alternative band delivers a rousing performance on stage in Philadelphia for a special edition of Latin Roots.
Dec 12, 2013 — Groups such as Americans for Prosperity were hoping to rouse opposition to a budget package that raises short-term spending. House Speaker John Boehner says such groups have lost their credibility.
Dec 12, 2013 — The House speaker lashed out at conservative advocacy groups over their opposition to the budget agreement reached by Republican Rep. Paul Ryan and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray. His reaction comes not a moment too soon, as far as the speaker's allies are concerned.
Dec 12, 2013 — Aviation Week says the classified surveillance drone, which is meant to replace the Cold War-era SR-71 Blackbird, has begun test flights at Area 51.