Authorities say a San Diego County woman was attacked and stabbed in her own home by a Grim Reaper on Halloween.
Major U.S. stock indexes are back at record highs after a turbulent month.
It's been a dream of British billionaire Richard Branson to launch paying customers into space.
There's been an accident involving the space tourism rocket known as "SpaceShip Two."
Virgin Galactic has reported an unspecified problem during a test flight of its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket.
The agent for Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo says the Kenyan runner has failed a doping test.
U.S. consumers expect better economic growth and rising incomes in the coming months, pushing a measure of confidence to a seven-year high in October.
Drivers scrambled to grab money flying around a Maryland highway after an armored truck's door burst open.
A judge has rejected a bid by Maine health officials to restrict the movement of a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa.
The mayor of Anchorage, Alaska, has vetoed an ordinance passed to protect moose from impaling themselves on fences with metal spikes.
A Denver radio station that sponsored a heavy metal Halloween ball is pleading for the return of a bust of John Denver that went missing during the party.
There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock 'n' roll, so why shouldn't those with a hairy upper lip get their just rewards?
Trick-or-treating is back on in a northeastern Pennsylvania town that spent the last seven weeks gripped by a massive manhunt for the suspect in the killing of state trooper.
The National Park Service says it has found more graffiti in some of the West's most scenic locations in a case that sparked an uproar on social media last week.
The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon.
U.S. consumer spending fell in September, the first decline since January, as shoppers took a breather after a big spending spree in August. Income growth posted the slowest gain this year.
President Barack Obama wants women to know what his administration is doing to help them succeed.
The Hawaii National Guard is sending troops to the town of Pahoa, on the Big Island, as lava makes a slow crawl toward a major road and threatens to further isolate the community.
Authorities say the first known fatal bear attack in New Jersey was unprovoked and the bear was acting in a "predatory" manner.
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — After a 48-day search following the ambush shooting of two Pennsylvania state troopers, suspect Eric Frein is behind bars and is set for his first court appearance this morning.
Work begins today to recover the remains of four people killed when a small plane crashed into a flight training facility in Wichita, Kansas.
U.S. stock indexes are closing higher as big companies turn in encouraging quarterly results.
Hospital doctors and nurses say there are a lot of people turning up at the ER, thinking they have Ebola.
Authorities say the search for additional victims of a small plane crash at the airport in Wichita, Kansas, today will resume when the building that was hit by the plane is stable enough for searchers to enter.
An Ohio Army veteran who says his pet ducks help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression has been convicted of a minor misdemeanor for keeping the birds.
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.