Ties between Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man suspected of kidnapping three women and holding them captive for nearly a decade, and the girls' families went back years. He handed out fliers, participated in vigils and performed music at a fundraiser for one missing girl. // Seattle's waterfront businesses are challenging the environmental review of the city's seawall project. They say the city isn't doing enough to ensure their businesses will survive four years of construction. // House Republicans will reveal new evidence today that they say shows the White House could have done more to prevent the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. // Not a sex scandal, nor a trespassing charge, nor an endorsement from Larry Flynt can stop Mark Sanford. He won back his South Carolina congressional seat last night.