Senate next after House backs President Obama on rebel aid in ISIS fight
President Barack Obama's request for congressional backing to train and arm rebels battling Islamic State militants in Syria is halfway home after its easy approval by the GOP-controlled House sent the issue to the Senate, where leaders in both parties say approval is ensured.
Pizza Hut testing diet 'skinny slice' pies
Pizza Hut is testing out a lighter pizza in two U.S. markets as a way to improve its menu and regain competitive footing.
Cops: Tennessee father forced teen to drink alcohol until passing out
Police say an East Tennessee father forced his son to drink alcohol until he passed out as a punishment after he caught the 15-year-old drinking.
More videos show missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham
Police adjusted their search area Tuesday for a missing University of Virginia student, at least the fourth young woman to go missing in the area in the past five years.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has rare form of cancer
Doctors say Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will undergo 40 days of chemotherapy to treat a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer that forced him to drop his bid for re-election.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to convene drug addiction conference
His office says the Sept. 30 event is aimed at reducing the stigma associated with addiction
Connecticut coalition to release report on student debt in state
The Alliance for a Just Society and the Connecticut Citizen Action Group were scheduled Thursday to unveil the report called "A Mountain Debt."
Connecticut receives grant to fix troubled Norwalk rail bridge
Connecticut is receiving a $161 million federal grant to help replace the aging Walk Bridge in Norwalk, which malfunctioned this summer and caused major disruptions for Metro-North rail passengers.
Connecticut woman caught on camera stealing statue from gravesite
The family of 19-year-old Brandon Reeve had surveillance cameras installed at his grave in Middletown after items began disappearing a few years ago.
Mysterious bearded dude high-fives New Yorkers trying to hail a cab
Watch the mystery man who high fives New Yorkers trying to hail a cab
Man at Texas Chick-fil-A pays $1,000 to treat diners
A generous customer picked up the tab for diners in dozens of vehicles at a drive-thru in Texas.
Jury to hear closing arguments in Connecticut Gov. John Rowland corruption trial
A jury is scheduled to hear closing arguments in the federal trial of former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, who is accused of conspiring to be paid for work on two political campaigns while disguising those payments in business deals.