Stories for November 14, 2013
Defense lawyers argued secrecy surrounding NSA surveillance hindered discovery and violated Fourth Amendment rights of the defendants, found guilty of aiding terrorist group. Three of the four men are scheduled to be sentenced Monday.
Snapchat has been occupying a space somewhere between people's fears -- it's for porn! -- and the company's pitch -- a service widely adopted by young users who want a "fast way to share a moment" and feel it's consequence-free.
When the crew members aboard a US Airways plane removed a blind man and his service dog from a flight before takeoff on Wednesday, they probably weren't expecting a full-scale passenger mutiny.
The USS Preble and its crew of 300 departed its San Diego home port April 19 and will be back Monday after a seven-month deployment.
Marine Corps officials said Thursday the four Marines killed a day earlier while clearing unexploded ordnance from a range at California's Camp Pendleton were bomb technicians.
If you love coffee cakes as much as Martha does - you'll love learning all four of the indispensable recipes featured in this episode. Watch as Martha demonstrates a rhubarb upside-down crumb cake, jam-filled crumb-topped coffee cake muffins, a streusel cake with a confectioners' sugar glaze, and a glazed lemon blueberry coffee cake.
Remember President Obama's phrase "If you like your health plan you can keep it?" Now it's more like "if you like your health plan you can keep it - for another year, and only if your insurance company says it's OK."
President Obama on Thursday asked Congress to hold off on imposing any new economic sanctions on Iran to give negotiators more time to forge a deal on Tehran's nuclear program.
U.S. Border Patrol chief concerned about agents' drinking and driving, internal memo obtained by 10News shows.
Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Pumpkin Bread. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of molasses. Next, science expert Guy Crosby explains the science of baking soda. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to perfect Gingersnaps.
Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado. But that doesn't mean residents want the air to smell like a pot rally. Denver is getting more calls to enforce an odor ordinance that can impose a buzz-killing fine on violators. To find them, the city relies on a device called the Nasal Ranger.
In the past several years, the idea of sharing cars and bikes has begun to take hold in major American cities.
As the young U.S. senator takes the oath to become president, he sets out to fix an economy struggling with rising unemployment, slumping profits and depressed stock prices.
If there's one person you'd expect to have an electric car, it's Venkat Srinivasan. He's in charge of battery research at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California.
Oregon might be seen as a complete failure or a surprising success when it comes to its health insurance exchange.
Toronto police say they've cracked a massive child porn network, rescuing 386 children around the world and nabbing hundreds of suspects, including teachers, clergymen and doctors.
In this special episode, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW highlights amazing tales of rescues, near misses, and beating the odds with treasures that have endured wars, natural disasters, fires and more. A French Blue John urn that remains largely intact despite multiple gunshots is appraised for $3,000 to $5,000. Other highlights include a New Orleans Chess Table that held strong through Hurricane Katrina and hotel stationary — bearing the names of three of the four Beatles — that escaped a fiery end.
One of the nation's largest and oldest children's hospitals is cracking down on parents who bring their kids herbs, extracts or other dietary supplements.
Janet Yellen cleared a key hurdle Thursday, as her confirmation hearing to become the next chair of the Federal Reserve went smoothly. There were only a few snags in roughly two hours of questions and discussions between Yellen and members of the Senate banking committee.
Award-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas' new film 'Documented' chronicles his announcement that he is living in the country illegally and his long-distance relationship with him mom.
Among the Affordable Care Act's accomplishments is that it took the remarkable Democratic Party unity that existed during the government shutdown and smashed it to smithereens in near record time.
Good news, Chargers fans: No service fees on tickets purchased Wednesday or Thursday for the team's last home games.
James "Whitey" Bulger has been sentenced to two terms of life in prison, to run consecutively, plus five years for his role in the murder of 11 people. Bulger, 84, is also being punished for racketeering and other crimes. Before announcing the sentence, U.S. District Judge Denise Casper read aloud the names of Bulger's victims.
The White House is saying President Obama has "an announcement" to make about the Affordable Care Act at 11:45 a.m. ET.
Meteorologists expect strong winds for San Diego's mountains and deserts Wednesday night and through the weekend.
The Republicans have dubbed them the "Obamacare Dozen," the 12 Democratic senators up for re-election in 2014, all of whom voted for the president's health care and insurance overhaul law.
A Secret Service supervisor has been removed from his post on the team that protects President Obama and another supervisor has been shifted to a different position after allegations of misconduct that have "sent tremors through an agency still trying to restore its elite reputation," The Washington Post reports.
Well, the Obama administration warned us that the enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act would be low and (surprise!) they were.
As technical problems with the government's new health insurance marketplace slow the pace of sign-up, a variety of "fixes" have been proposed. But some of these would create their own challenges. In rough order from least to most disruptive, here are some of the ideas:
The swirling lines from Linden Bateman's pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms.
Technology helps police solve crimes every day. But some innovations can also present new public safety concerns -- and such is the case with guns built using 3-D printers.
This week, we've been reporting onthe sharing economy-- a term that describes the couch-surfing, car-sharing and community-garden-growing world where so many people are using their existing talents, space or tools. You'll find the stories on this blog andaggregated at this link, and we would love to hear your questions about the topic. Justemail, leave a comment ortweet.