Advocates of tougher measures on gun control are kicking off a third annual bike ride from Newtown to Washington.
A western Pennsylvania newlywed has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the shooting death of her niece hours after the ceremony.
New England's epic winter is on pace to produce a corresponding number of insurance claims.
Officials at Stanford University say they're investigating an unusually high number of students suspected of cheating.
James Meredith, who integrated the University of Mississippi under federal protection a half century ago, says it's a shame that state authorities deferred to the federal government to bring charges after a noose was left on a campus statue of him.
Police are searching for at least two people still missing after an apparent gas line explosion leveled three New York City apartment buildings.
The first U.S. penny has sold for nearly $1.18 million at a Baltimore auction.
A former Alabama police officer is charged with violating the civil rights of an Indian man during a violent confrontation in February.
The federal government spent over $700,000 to repair part of a steel border fence that was knocked down by debris from a rainstorm last summer.
Pilots and safety experts say that despite U.S. and international regulations requiring that airline pilots be screened for mental health problems, little effective, real-world checking actually takes place.
Officials say some out-of-control birds are chasing people and tying up traffic at a central Florida park.
An hour before an apparent gas explosion sent flames soaring and debris flying at a Manhattan apartment building, injuring 19 people, utility company inspectors had decided the work being done there was faulty.
Doctors say an American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit has improved to serious condition at the National Institutes of Health.
Prosecutors say three South Florida teens accused of creating an Instagram account to solicit and post explicit photos of other minors will participate in therapy and community service.
The beautiful weather in Florida seems to be drawing more and more Americans, with the Sunshine State climbing the ranks of most populous states and fastest-growing cities.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is pledging to defend the right to life, but the Republican hasn't weighed in on an abortion restriction bill lawmakers have approved
A French prosecutor says the cockpit voice recorder from the downed German aircraft includes the sound of passengers screaming just before the crash.
Indiana's governor is expected to sign into law a religious objections bill that some convention organizers and business leaders are opposing amid concern it could allow discrimination against gay people.
The first batch of severe weather in this year's tornado season has devastated an Oklahoma mobile home park.
A U.S. official says the Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held by the Taliban for five years will be court martialed on charges of desertion and avoiding military service.
Distractions — especially talking with passengers and using cellphones — play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers.
Utah lawmakers and Gov. Gary Herbert say they took a pragmatic approach in approving the firing squad as a form of execution if lethal injection drugs aren't available, but critics say bringing it back could hurt the state's image.
Long before any of that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most baseball players are in a similar predicament as everyone else in the regular workforce.
A former northwest Louisiana prosecutor says he began having nagging doubts many years ago about the fairness of the trial in a death penalty case he successfully handled in 1984.
A high school in southern Louisiana has suspended at least 45 students as part of an investigation into a student who changed grades through a web-based computer program.
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.