A suggestion by Sen. Saxby Chambliss during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing that "hormones" may be behind the growing problem of sexual assault in the military immediately triggered criticism from both sides of the aisle Tuesday.
The Obama administration on Tuesday defended officials' use of private email accounts to conduct government business and denied that they were in any way "secret" -- though the public faces hurdles in gaining access to that information.
A judge accepted James Holmes' long-awaited plea of not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday and ordered him to undergo a mental evaluation -- an examination that could be a decisive factor in whether the Colorado theater shooting suspect is convicted and sentenced to die.
A group of about 100 high school students traveling from New York to Atlanta were ejected from an AirTran flight after the pilot and crew lost patience with kids who wouldn't sit down and put away their cellphones.
Many are calling on Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to allow Sarah Murnaghan, a 10-year-old girl dying of cystic fibrosis, to be allowed on the adult organ transplant list.  Secretary Sebelius has only ordered a revision of the policy, which could take a lengthy amount of time – something Sarah does not have.