Authorities say eight people have been struck by lightning on Venice's boardwalk, with a ninth person hit on Southern California's Catalina Island.
Police say five members of a Maine family have been found dead.
A spokeswoman for an aid organization says an American doctor is receiving intensive medical treatment in Africa after he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus.
Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people and sickened more than 700 are set to go to trial this week in Georgia.
A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex has been charged with murder.
One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
"Shrek the Musical" is enjoying a summer run at a park in the New Hampshire seacoast city of Portsmouth, but some neighbors want the volume turned down.
Authorities say a small airplane with engine trouble struck a pickup truck as it made an emergency landing on a northern Nevada highway on Saturday morning and all people involved escaped serious injury.
Officials say scammers are preying on relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones.
A former Virginia governor once viewed as a rising national star in the Republican Party is going on trial and fighting to avoid federal prison.
A 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire has begun to allow civilians in Gaza to receive aid and evacuate to safer areas.
Since her return last week to her New Hampshire home, 15-year-old Abigail Hernandez has been removed from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's website, and missing-person posters around her hometown have now been scrawled with "Found."
Lawyers will argue the constitutionality of gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin in about a month.
Thousands of women whose genitals might have been photographed during gynecological exams can share a $190 million settlement from Johns Hopkins Health System. But they'll have to describe their trauma before seeing any money.
A Fox News weekend anchor has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct following a May arrest at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to lift a suspension that has stalled their efforts to adopt children from his troubled country for the past 10 months.
A recent patrol with state troopers on the Rio Grande illustrates the challenges that as many as 1,000 National Guard troops will face along the Texas-Mexico border in deterring criminal activity.
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is being sued by one of his brothers, who says the West Virginia Democrat and another brother never repaid a $1.7 million loan intended to keep the family's carpet business afloat.
A West Virginia board has suspended the license of the operator of a pain management clinic where an investigation found syringes were being reused.
Two doctors are denying claims by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision.
Authorities hope to learn if a psychiatrist had concerns about a patient who allegedly killed a case worker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital before the doctor pulled out his own gun to protect himself.
Police say a 10-month-old girl died after being left in a hot car outside a house in south Wichita.
The trial in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit will enter its fourth day of deliberations Friday.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will tour a campground on the Eastern Shore where two people were killed and dozens were injured after a tornado hit.
A North Dallas prosecutor is going to court to seek exoneration of a man who served 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to raping a 16-year-old girl.
4-year-old uses chainsaw to free father pinned under tree. Jamie Innis reports.
Speculation over Hillary Clinton's presidential aspirations grows as she launches a new book tour. Chris Clackum reports.
Police say FedEx driver faked hijacking in plot to steal expensive shoes. Andy Cerota reports.
Troutdale, Oregon Police Chief Scott Anderson and school superintendent Linda Florence give details of this morning's shooting inside Reynolds High School. (KGW)
Police search for three men who brutally beat Detroit man after car crash. Hank Winchester reports. (WDIV)
Iowa police department encourages Craigslist users to carry out transactions at their station. Jannay Towne reports.