VIDEO: Good Samaritan honored after turning backpack full of money in to police

A Good Samaritan was awarded a special citation today by the Boston Police Department. On Saturday night, Glen James approached officers saying he found a backpack outside of a store in Dorchester.

S&P near record after Summers' withdrawal

The S&P 500 is once again close to a record high, as investors welcomed the withdrawal of Larry Summers from the race to become next chairman of the Federal Reserve.

Ben Affleck on 'Batfleck' backlash: I'm tough

The sustained hatred for Warner Bros. recent Batman casting was hard to miss -- particularly for the actor who landed the part.

Why Occupy Wall Street fizzled

It's been two years since the launch of Occupy Wall Street, the New York-based social movement that quickly spread to encompass headline-grabbing protests around the globe.

Winklevoss twins: Bitcoins better than gold

Tyler Winklevoss, one half of the duo known in popular culture as the Winklevii, thinks that the cybercurrency Bitcoin may be a better long-term bet than gold.

Man arrested for 4th DWI, prior charges include vehicular homicide

A 39-year-old man from Lake Charles was arrested for his 4th DWI after he nearly caused a crash while he was speeding.

Five years later, a distracted president struggles with the economy

It's been five years since the banking and credit crisis rocked the U.S.

The latest on the Navy Yard shooting

On Tuesday, a day after Aaron Alexis killed 12 people and injured at least eight at the Washington Navy Yard, forensics teams and others are looking for answers.

Father uses a little embarrassment to teach son a big lesson

One Louisiana father used a little public humiliation to teach his son an important lesson over the weekend.

8-year-old shot while sleeping in home; detectives search for clues

A  child was injured overnight when a stray bullet ripped through her legs while she slept in her home. It happened just before midnight on Monday.