Obama to ask agency official to step down amid congressional pressure

The White House is expected to ask the embattled chairman of the Chemical Safety Board to step down Wednesday, congressional sources tell CNN. Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso has been accused by members of Congress of malfeasance, hostility towards

Oklahoma tornadoes rake the state: Storms kill 1, injure dozens

What had been an unusually quiet storm season broke out with a vengeance Wednesday, slashing across Oklahoma and killing one person.

Capitol Police to Congress: No more drunken 4th of July parties

Congressional law enforcement officials want to rein in the growing number of parties in the Capitol during the annual Memorial Day and July Fourth concerts, according to a letter from the U.S.

California woman found safe two days after alleged kidnapping

Denise Huskins, who was reported kidnapped two days ago in Vallejo, California, has been found safe more than 400 miles away, authorities and her father said Wednesday.

Beef prices rise, consumers cut back

"We've got a pretty good run on things right now and we've got some optimism in the market," Billy Easter from the Wichita Livestock said. At the Wichita Livestock sale, spirits are high, and so are the prices.

'Most Interesting Man' cutout gets traffic ticket

Call it "The Most Interesting Traffic Ticket in the World."

Kidnapped woman's father to abductors: 'Please don't hurt her'

The father of a woman who vanished from her boyfriend's home in California is imploring her kidnappers not to harm her.

Officials find destructive zebra mussels still in Lake Waco

Live zebra mussels have been found in Lake Waco, despite efforts over the last five months by the City of Waco, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE) and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD).

Texas obtains enough execution drug to last through April

The state of Texas has obtained enough pentobarbital to carry out executions through the month of April.