Colorado girls make possible bid to join militants

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Three teenage girls from Colorado flew to Europe in a possible bid to join Islamic State militants in Syria…

Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent

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Millions of older Americans will get a 1.7 percent increase in their social security monthly payments next year.

US orders new screening for Ebola

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Everyone coming to the US from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened at one of five airports…

Ohio Teen dies after haunted house visit

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Family and friends are mourning the loss of a 16-year-old Ohio girl who collapsed and died after visiting a haunted house…

Toys R Us pulls ‘Breaking Bad’ dolls

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Toys R Us is pulling its collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC’s hit series “Breaking Bad” after taking heat…

‘Girlfriend’ crack brings humor to Obama voting

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Democrats say stay away from red states. Vladimir Putin says mitts off Ukraine…

SF, KC Mayors bet on the World Series

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If the San Francisco Giants win the World Series, Kansas City Mayor Sly James will regale a local church…

Staples investigating possible data breach

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Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue…

America says “No” to cappuccino potato chips

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Frito-Lay says Wasabi Ginger won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavor…

Two children die in Massachusetts apartment fire

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Two children have died in an early morning apartment fire in Lawrence, Massachusetts…