An off-duty federal law enforcement agent responding to an armed robbery at a pharmacy on Long Island was fatally shot along with the heist suspect, who had taken money and painkillers from the store before he was killed Saturday.
As a new year begins, some GOP presidential candidates and Iowa voters are expressing their political resolutions for the upcoming year. AP's Robert Ray has the story.
Victor Oladipo scored the go-ahead basket with 36 seconds left Saturday, and Jordan Hulls scored 17 points to lead No. 13 Indiana past second-ranked Ohio State 74-70.
With glittering fireworks and star-studded celebrations, Europe welcomed 2012 and hoped for a better future. Fireworks soared, revelers danced, and crowds in Paris and elsewhere popped champagne corks at midnight.
US soldiers and those serving with the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan celebrated the New Year at the NATO base in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday.
Pope Benedict XVI marked the end of 2011 with a prayer in front of the Nativity scene in St Peter's square. He arrived there after a 90-minute prayer service in the Basilica, where he held the traditional New Year's Eve vespers service.
President Barack Obama as well as leaders from around the globe share their hopes, wishes and plans for 2012.
Here's the latest news for Saturday, December 31: Gingrich blasts Justice Department; Turkish official attacked; Arsons in Los Angeles; World celebrates 2012.