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Would-be bank robber: ´Sorry … My kids are hungry.´

December 13, 2013 6:15 am

The handwritten demand note handed to a Seattle bank teller wasn’t typical, investigators said. “Sorry, but this is a robbery,” the note at the Bank of America said on Dec. 4. “I have a gun. Empty Till Quick & Easily. “Please. My kids are hungry.” The man behind the note, Steven Cobbs, Sr., had his […]

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Bangladesh Clashes Turn Deadly After Islamist Leader Executed

December 13, 2013 6:14 am

At least four people were killed in Bangladesh on Friday (December 13) when supporters of Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah vented their fury at his execution for war crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan. The decision to hang Mollah, a senior figure in the Jamaat-e-Islami party that is a key part […]

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Federal Judge Orders Large Cross Taken Off Mount Soledad

December 13, 2013 5:44 am

A federal judge in California ruled a 43-foot-tall cross atop Mount Soledad violates the separation of church and state.

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Entire White House Press Corps Goes Off On Jay Carney

December 13, 2013 5:26 am

​ED HENRY: “Dozens of media organizations have written to you about this. … What’s being done for actually improving that access?” (Via The White House) As perhaps no one knows better than White House Press Secretary Jay Carney — the press does not like to be denied. ED HENRY: “We’re not allowed on that same platform. That was just […]

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ShowBiz Minute: Beyonce, White, Fawcett

December 13, 2013 5:25 am

Beyonce releases new album on iTunes; Judge finalizes divorce of Jack White and Karen Elson; Farrah Fawcett items fetch more than $500k at auction. (Dec. 13)

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Top 3 Ridiculous Animals Of The Week

December 13, 2013 5:23 am

​Newsy has picked the three most ridiculous animal stories that made headlines this week.

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AP Top Stories Dec. 13 A

December 13, 2013 4:40 am

Here's the latest news for Friday, December 13th, 2013: Missing American; Budget bill; Wintry weather; Ugly sweaters.

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Hearing Assists NTSB with Asiana Crash Investigation

December 13, 2013 4:30 am

Aviation experts are taking part in a hearing in Washington to help the NTSB with its investigation into the Asiana plane crash last summer at SFO. Watch video of NTSB chair Deborah Hersman announcing the purpose of the hearing. (Photo/Video: AP)

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New Footage of Asiana SFO Crash Released

December 13, 2013 4:30 am

Watch newly-released surveillance video of the Asiana Airlines plane crashing as it attempts to land at San Francisco International Airport this past summer. (Photo/Video: AP/NTSB)

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Mandela Signer Says He´s No Fake

December 13, 2013 4:17 am

He says he's no fake. But Thamsanqa Jantjie has caused outrage among the deaf community who accused him of making up gestures during a memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Jantjie said he had a schizophrenia attack, despite taking medication. He said he has shown his competence in the past, and counts nine years of experience.

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