In this Thursday, April 3, 2014 photo, a kitten is fed with the help of a syringe at the Best Friends Animal Society kitten nursery in the Mission Hills area of Los Angeles. Tens of thousands of people who think they are saving abandoned wild kittens by taking them to shelters are hastening their deaths because most shelters don't have round-the-clock staffs to care for them. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Most wild kittens taken to shelters will be killed

Wild kittens that will number in the tens of millions this year are starting to be born, but half of them won't survive, an especially acute problem at overtaxed shelters forced to euthanize the millions they receive.…

BofA paying $772M over selling credit card extras

Bank of America Corp. is paying $772 million in fines and refunds to settle regulators' accusations that it misled customers who bought extra credit-card products and illegally charged others for credit monitoring and reporting services they didn't receive.…
FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2009 file photo, President Barack Obama walks to his seat before the start of a memorial services at Fort Hood, Texas. Obama is returning once again to a grief-stricken corner of America to mourn with families of those killed last week at Fort Hood. He’s reprising his role as chief comforter as he offers solace to the nation in the face of inexplicable tragedy. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Reprising grim role, Obama grieves at Fort Hood

Returning again to a grief-stricken corner of America, President Barack Obama is reprising his role as chief comforter, mourning with families of those killed last week at Fort Hood and offering solace to the nation.…
In this Monday, April 7, 2014 photo, crews work to shower and disrobe students and faculty during an evacuation after people were exposed to hazardous skin irritants at Jefferson County Open School, in Lakewood, Colo. Seven students at the suburban Denver school were hospitalized and about two dozen others and a teachers' aide were decontaminated on site after complaining of skin and eye irritation. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, AAron Ontiveroz)

Habanero peppers found on school playground

Environmental investigators say they found pieces of habanero peppers on a school playground after seven students were sent to the hospital complaining of skin and eye irritation.…
This November 14, 2013, photo shows a snowplow clearing tumbleweed from the roadway on County Road-V near Ordway, Colo. (AP Photo/Crowley County)

Colorado tumbleweeds overrun drought areas

Mini-storms of tumbleweed have invaded the drought-stricken prairie of southern Colorado, blocking rural roads and irrigation canals, and briefly barricading homes and an elementary school.…
Computer keyboard (KSN File Photo)

Online security flaw exposes millions of passwords

An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.…