President Barack Obama told the astronauts aboard space shuttle Atlantis on Wednesday that they are an example of the dedication and commitment to exploration that represents America.
The partner of the officer charged in an Oakland train station death said Wednesday the shooting happened during a chaotic scene where bystanders were yelling and one threw a cell phone at him.
A former assistant prosecutor on Tuesday won a five-way Democratic primary for district attorney, making him the heavy favorite to win in November and become the first black DA in the city's history.
Wall Street is seeing some of its worries about banks ease now that Bank of America Corp. was able to raise billions of dollars in capital.
Single-family home construction posted a modest rebound in April, raising hopes that the three-year slide in housing is leveling off.
The Senate passed legislation Tuesday to protect credit card holders from sudden interest rate spikes, but consumer groups and card issuers warned that people are still likely to face obstacles in getting and maintaining credit.
The rapidly deteriorating financial health of the federal agency that guarantees 44 million Americans' pensions is raising alarms in Congress