Ticket for $590 million Powerball jackpot sold in Florida2013-05-19 -
- A supermarket in the Florida town of Zephyrhills sold the single-largest winning Powerball ticket in U.S. history with a jackpot prize of $590.5 million.
Ex-fiance claims Bills pass-rusher Mario Williams discussed suicide
2013-05-18 - - The ongoing dispute between Buffalo Bills pass-rusher Mario Williams and his former fiancée took an ugly turn when the latter's camp revealed that the player made mention of committing suicide in November. Williams sued his former fiancee for the return of a 10.04-carat diamond engagement ring.
Ariel Castro won't plead guilty to kidnapping, rape of 3 Ohio women
2013-05-16 - - The lawyers of Ariel Castro said Thursday he will not plead guilty to charges that he kidnapped and rape three women over a 10-year period at his Cleveland home.
Kindergartner tells location of stroke victim by spelling furniture shop's name
2013-05-16 - - Emergency responders were able to locate a man who suffered from a stroke while driving after his kindergartner son riding with him spelled the name of a furniture shop where they stopped.
U.S. Navy launches first carrier-based drone
2013-05-16 - - A U.S. Navy drone took off from the USS George H.W. Bush off the coast of Virginia and flew 150 miles for an hour to the Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland Tuesday.
No bid for Coke formula on eBay
2013-05-15 - - The eBay auction of a 1943 letter purportedly containing the ingredients of Coca-Cola ended Wednesday with no bids.
EEOC sues Florida firm for firing workers who refused Scientology
2013-05-14 - - The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has sued a Florida company for firing two workers who refused to conform with Scientology beliefs and practice.
Russia calls U.S. diplomat persona non grata for being undercover CIA agent
2013-05-14 - - Russia's Foreign Ministry has declared an American diplomat persona non grata on Tuesday after the Federal Security Service (FSB) accused him of being an undercover CIA agent.
Authorities arrest Saudi man with pressure cooker at Detroit airport
2013-05-14 - - The authorities at the Detroit airport arrested a Saudi national after discovering a pressure cooker in his suitcase.
Saudi traveler carrying pressure cooker detained in Detroit
2013-05-13 - - A Saudi traveler has been detained after Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents at the Detroit Metro Airport found a pressure cooker in his luggage on Saturday. The pressure cooker raised a red flag as it can be turned into an improvised explosive device as what happened at the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15.
Police arrest 12-year-old boy for killing sister in San Francisco
2013-05-13 - - In a chase that has attracted enormous media attention across the United Satates, a 12-year-old boy on Sunday was arrested in Los Angeles for murdering his eight-year-old sister Leila Fowler at their home in Valley Springs in the southeast of San Francisco late last month.
Virginia sheriff finds burial of Boston Bomber Tsarnaev at Muslim cemetery legal
2013-05-13 - - The burial of one of the Boston Marathon bombings suspects at a Muslim cemetery in Virginia has not violated any law, according to the state's sheriffs' office.
Kobe Bryant fights mom over memorabilia
2013-05-09 - - Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant insists his mother Pamela Bryant doesn't own the memorabilia she intends to sell at an auction house and hasn't been truthful about how she got them. He says he confronted his mother in a May 2 phone call.
Jodi Arias prefers death sentence after jury convicts her for boyfriend's murder
2013-05-09 - - A jury found Jodi Arias guilty of murdering her boyfriend on Wednesday surprising her. She declared preferring death penalty over life imprisonment as the trial for her sentencing begins Thursday at the Maricopa County Courthouse.
Alleged abductor of 3 Ohio women charged with kidnapping, rape
2013-05-09 - - Ariel Castro, who allegedly held captive three women for 10 years in his home in Cleveland, was charged with kidnapping and rape Wednesday as more details of the case emerged.
Delaware legalizes same-sex marriage
2013-05-08 - - Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed into law Tuesday a state Senate bill legalizing same-sex marriage, just half an hour after its approval by the chamber via a 12-9 vote.
Chains, ropes found in house of Cleveland women's abductor
2013-05-08 - - Chains and ropes have been found inside the Cleveland house where three women missing for 10 years escaped Monday indicating they were bound during their captivity, according to police.
Chicago-born former Cuban spy renounces U.S. citizenship
2013-05-08 - - Chicago-born Rene Gonzalez, who was convicted of working as a Cuban spy, on Tuesday, announced that he was renouncing his American citizenship to stay in Cuba permanently.
Three abducted women found in Cleveland after 10 years in captivity
2013-05-07 - - Three women who have been missing for 10 years have been found in Cleveland after one of them attracted the attention of a neighbor, who helped them escape from their alleged abductor's home and call for help.
Cambridge unwilling to accept Boston bomber's body
2013-05-07 - - The body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who died just three days after April 15 deadly Boston Marathon bombings, is in a burial limbo as the authorities in his home city are unwilling to have him bury there.
Pfizer begins selling Viagra online to counter fakes
2013-05-06 - - Pfizer announced Monday it is selling Viagra online to counter the proliferation of fake and adulterated versions of the erectile dysfunction drug.
FBI thwarts terror plot in Minnesota
2013-05-06 - - The FBI said Monday it foiled a terror attack with its Friday raid of a Montevideo, Minnesota home that yielded guns and explosives.
University of Texas law student makes, test fires first undetectable 3D printed gun
2013-05-06 - - Cody Wilson, 25, created the Liberator pistol made from polymer or ABS plastic and a metal part for the firing pin by just printing a CAD-designed digital blueprint of the gun on a 3D printer he bought online.
Urologists backtrack on regular test for prostate cancer on men under 55
2013-05-06 - - The American Urological Association (AUA) has issued a revised guideline on prostate cancer screening discouraging routine test on PSA level, an indicator of the disease, among men under 55.
Solar Impulse completes non-stop, zero-fuel flight from San Francisco to Phoenix
2013-05-06 - - The solar-power plane Solar Impulse arrived Saturday at a Phoenix airport to complete the first of four legs of its cross-country flight without fuel that started in San Francisco on Friday.