Obama Defends Health 'Rush'

President says at news conference that health reform is critical for rebuilding the economy | FACT CHECK | VIDEO

Report: La. Baby With 100 Small Rat Bites Bled to Death

A 3-month-old suburban New Orleans girl whose body was covered with rodent bites bled to death before she was found in her crib, according to an autopsy released Wednesday.

3 Kids Found Starved in Texas Hotel Bathroom

Three children were kept in a hotel bathroom for about a year and were "horribly emaciated" when police found them earlier this month.

Play Performances Canceled After Actor's Sister Murdered

Four preview performances of "Catch Me If You Can," a world premiere musical in Seattle, have been canceled because of the killing of a sister of one of the stars.

Olympic Bomber: Gitmo Detainees Won't Fit at Supermax

The domestic terrorist known as the Olympic Park Bomber says the U.S. government should think twice about transferring Guantanamo Bay detainees to the federal Supermax prison in Colorado, which holds some of America's most notorious criminals.

Group: Your Oscar Mayer Needs a Warning Label

The Cancer Project, an offshoot of a pro-vegetarian organization, wants to force hot dog makers to use warning labels.

Wis. Man Gets 50 Years for Kidnapping, Gay Sex Assault

A Wisconsin paper mill worker has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting two young men he kept chained at his home.

Key GOP Senator Quits Health Talks

Sen. Orrin Hatch steps away from negotiating table, cites concerns about towering cost of plans | VOICE OPINION

Feds: Miss. School Is Violating Desegregation Order

The U.S. Justice Department wants a small Mississippi school district to end its practice of allowing hundreds of white students to transfer from majority black schools, calling it a violation of a desegregation order and federal law.