Suspect in prisons chief's death may have been freed 4 years early

There are indications that the man believed to have killed the head of the Colorado prison system this month may have been released from prison early because of a clerical error.

Super PAC preparing for Clinton candidacy beefs up fund-raising wing

The group's name says it all: The "Ready For Hillary PAC" is increasingly its readiness for a possible future presidential bid from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Feds turn up heat on hedge-fund mogul Steven Cohen

Hedge-fund titan Steven Cohen is back in the headlines after the arrest of one of his long-time portfolio managers on Friday, the latest in a series of insider-trading cases that have focused scrutiny on his firm.

Kenya's top court upholds Kenyatta win in disputed election

The Kenyan Supreme Court on Saturday upheld Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in the presidential election, dismissing a challenge by his chief rival. The Supreme Court declared the election "free and fair."

borg bugs and glow-in-the-dark cats: How we're engineering animals

A cyborg beetle or a pet fish engineered to glow under ultraviolet light might sound like something you'd see in a movie about the future. But if that's the case, then the future is here.

Gay marriage's corporate boosters

The Supreme Court is toiling over a decision on two landmark cases involving same-sex marriage. But many companies have already decided to support them.

U.S. Defense officials: North Korean threats are 'bellicose rhetoric'

North Korea's threatening rhetoric has reached a fever pitch, but the Pentagon and the South Korean government have said it's nothing new.

9/11 relatives seek to stop sifting of debris

Relatives of firefighters and others killed in the 9/11 attacks are urging New York state officials to step in and postpone the medical examiner's plans to sift through untouched debris for human remains.