The U.S. stock market is slumping at the close as oil falls to its lowest level in nearly six years.
Cuban President Raul Castro is demanding that the United States return the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century trade embargo on Cuba and compensate it for damages before the two countries re-establish normal relations.
The Federal Reserve is reiterating that it will be "patient" in raising rates from record lows but is signaling greater concern about excessively low inflation.
California health officials say electronic cigarettes are a health threat, especially to children, and should be strictly regulated like tobacco products.
Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch is defending President Barack Obama's decision to shelter millions of immigrants from deportation, but she says they have no right to citizenship under the law.
The U.S. Forest Service has issued a new policy requiring forest managers to limit where snowmobiles can go by specifically designating what areas are open.
Toyota is recalling 52,000 Avalon sedans because of a wiring problem that could cause a fire.
BOSTON (AP) — More snow could be on the way for New England.
A court is throwing out the harassment conviction of an Iowa man who posted disturbing photos about mass murder on Facebook.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's sister has donated $100 million to Northwestern University, which the suburban Chicago school says is the largest single gift in its history.
Firefighters in Colorado have rescued two cows that plunged through the ice on a pond.
For first lady Michelle Obama, just a few hours in Saudi Arabia were enough to illustrate the stark limitations under which Saudi women live.
Many Super Bowl attendees will choose house rentals over hotels this year in a move that allows homeowners to bring in big earnings if they're willing to take the risk.
If cats have nine lives, Bart the black and white feline from Tampa, Florida, has certainly used up one.
Officials in Jordan may be ready to meet the demands of the Islamic State group, which has been holding a captured Jordanian pilot since December.
Life is slowly returning to normal in Boston and elsewhere in eastern Massachusetts, after a blizzard that left three feet of snow in some towns.
Authorities have positively identified two bodies as those of a Georgia couple who disappeared after driving three hours away to buy a classic auto.
Former Kentucky governor and U.S. Sen. Wendell Ford is being remembered for his ability to get things done at the highest levels of government without compromising his love for his state or its people.
The U.S. surgeon general says officials are "in desperate need of clarity" on electronic cigarettes to help guide public health policies.
Two law-enforcement officers in southeastern Arizona are hospitalized after a shootout with a domestic violence suspect in Morenci.
As a blizzard slams the Northeast, the Northern Plains are seeing record-warm temperatures for the middle of winter. Readings were in the 50s and 60s yesterday, and they're climbing even higher today, with forecasts in the 70s in South Dakota.
When they were built, parking garages were supposed to help save downtowns from being eclipsed by suburban developments.
The blizzard is living up to its advance notice in parts of New England -- even though it delivered a lighter-than-expected punch to cities to the south.
Alabama's only openly gay lawmaker is threatening to expose state politicians who have extramarital affairs but say gay marriage is immoral or bad for children.
A Texas death row inmate linked to five killings is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his sentence a day before his scheduled execution.
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.