|Suspicious substance sent in mail sends three to hospital
Three employees at a government complex were hospitalized Monday after one of them opened a letter sent through the mail and handled a suspicious substance inside, authorities said.
|Father of girl killed by gunfire puzzled by shooting
A California man said on Monday that he has no idea why gunmen targeted his house over the weekend -- firing a barrage of bullets which instantly killed his 10-year-old daughter as she watched TV.
|White House counsel knew about IRS probe
A spokesperson for President Barack Obama said Monday that White House counsel was first told about an investigation of the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups four weeks ago.
|NYU researchers charged with taking bribes
Three people have been charged with taking bribes from a Chinese government-supported institution in exchange for restricted research from a New York University lab.
|Illinois State Police say five killed in I-70 van crash
Illinois State Police said Monday that five people were killed and six others were injured when a van, in which they were riding, ran off Interstate 70 and flipped several times.
|Calif. governor cites safety in possible Bay Bridge delay
California Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday he does not know if the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will open over Labor Day weekend, as scheduled, due to safety concerns.
|Three men charged in LA bank robbery, kidnap plot
A man has been charged with a Los Angeles-area bank robbery, in which his girlfriend — the bank's assistant manager — reported being kidnapped and forced to wear what she thought was a bomb strapped to her midsection.
|Poor residents moving to US suburbs, report says
A new report released Monday shows that more poor people have moved to the nation's suburbs, now outnumbering those in urban areas.
|Cause of FBI agents' death may take weeks to identify
The Virginia medical examiner's office says it will likely be weeks before the cause of death is determined for two FBI agents who died during a training exercise off the coast of Virginia Beach.
|Police to offer new details in Susan Powell case
A Utah police agency will offer new details about the disappearance of Susan Powell, a mother whose now-dead husband was a prime suspect.