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Sen. Baucus Tapped To Be Ambassador To China

Sen. Baucus Tapped To Be Ambassador To Chinaonfirming one of the week's less-secret secrets, the White House announced Friday morning that President Obama intends to nominate Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., to be the next ambassador to the People's Republic of China.

Winning Mega Millions Tickets Sold In California And Georgia

Winning Mega Millions Tickets Sold In California And GeorgiaIf you know somebody in Atlanta or San Jose, Calif., this might be a good time to get in touch.

Pope Francis Is Person Of The Year, ‘Time’ Says

Pope Francis Is Person Of The Year, ‘Time’ Says"For pulling the papacy out of the palace and into the streets, for committing the world's largest faith to confronting its deepest needs and for balancing judgment with mercy, Pope Francis is Time's 2013 Person of the Year."

Commuter Train Derails In The Bronx Killing 4

Commuter Train Derails In The Bronx Killing 4A Metro-North commuter train derailed on Sunday in the Bronx borough of New York City, killing four passengers, and injuring 63.

AP Poll: ‘Americans Are A Mistrustful Bunch’

AP Poll: ‘Americans Are A Mistrustful Bunch’The General Social Survey found that the number of Americans who say most people can be trusted has plummeted.

11 Days After Typhoon, Parts Of Philippines Yet To Be Helped

11 Days After Typhoon, Parts Of Philippines Yet To Be HelpedOn Day 11 of the disaster caused in the Philippines by Typhoon Haiyan, "I am not so sure that we've reached every single portion of the territory where people are in need of aid," Bernard Kerblat, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees representative for the Philippines, said Monday.

In Shattered Filipino City, A Fight For ‘Sheer Survival’

In Shattered Filipino City, A Fight For ‘Sheer Survival’As some trucks loaded with food and other aid arrive in the Philippines city of Tacloban they're being looted by residents struggling to survive in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

Facebook Removes Beheading Video, Says It Will Tighten Rules

Facebook Removes Beheading Video, Says It Will Tighten RulesOutrage over the posting of a video showing the decapitation of a woman has led Facebook to say it is going to "combat the glorification of violence ... [by] strengthening the enforcement of our policies." It has also removed the video.

The Votes Are In: Sandy Hook Elementary Will Be Torn Down

The Votes Are In: Sandy Hook Elementary Will Be Torn DownIn a referendum marked by a large turnout and an emphatic result, the people of Newtown, Conn., have voted to demolish Sandy Hook Elementary and build a new school.

Social Security Wrongfully Paid $1.3 Billion In Disability

Social Security Wrongfully Paid $1.3 Billion In DisabilityThe Government Accountability Office says that the Social Security Administration made about $1.3 billion in payments over two years to about 36,000 people who were believed to be working, while claiming they were disabled.