FAA: 4 dead in medical helicopter crash near Mosby, Missouri

The helicopter was carrying three crew members and a patient when it went down about 7 p.m. Friday in a field north of Midwest National Air Center. It was flying to Liberty and the aircraft been based in St. Joseph.

On the Blog: Texas A&M seeking quick exit from Big 12

Associated Press and New York Times reports say there's little the Big 12 can do to keep the Aggies in the conference.

UPDATE: Hurricane Irene drenching Atlantic coast

At least six people have died as a result of the storm. Nearly 1.9 million homes and businesses are without power in North Carolina and Virginia.

UPDATE: Irene churns up coast, weaker but still ferocious

After its arrival early Saturday morning, Hurricane Irene continues its damage as it moves along the East Coast.

Irene's center makes landfall over North Carolina, but storm still hazardous

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the enormous storm had weakened some earlier Saturday morning, but the landfall has little significance as Irene remains a dangerous storm.