House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says he's withdrawing from the race to be speaker because Republicans are clearly divided and it's necessary to pick a candidate who can unite them.
A judge has denied Bill Cosby's request to dismiss a sexual assault lawsuit filed against him, paving the way for the embattled comedian to be deposed on Friday.
The founder of the global News Corp. media empire, Rupert Murdoch, issued an apology Thursday after he faced social media backlash following his suggestion that President Barack Obama isn't a "real black president."
A Habitat for Humanity build in Nepal that Jimmy Carter planned to participate in has been canceled.
Sometimes "liking" something just isn't enough.
A nurse that state health officials say reused syringes while giving flu shots to 67 patients at a pharmaceutical company has had her license temporarily suspended.
Police say an argument at a funeral in Connecticut led to a stabbing and an attempted escape in a limousine.
Cleveland police say they confiscated a gun, a stun gun and a knife from two boys after a woman spotted a 7-year-old trying to load bullets into a gun magazine outside a home.
A nanny for a Boston family has been charged with stealing more than $280,000 from her employers and using the money for vacations and luxury jewelry.
Police say a Florida man set up fake job interviews and even collected urine samples from potential applicants, so he could access their personal data.
German prosecutors have been carrying out searches in connection with their investigation of the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
A South Florida woman has been arrested after police say she beat her son with a belt and punched him in the face over the results of his report card.
The owner of a Weston dumpling restaurant has sued three people she says stole her secret family recipe and opened a nearly identical eatery.
The Coast Guard has told family members it is ending its search for 33 missing crew members from a U.S. cargo ship believed to have sunk last week during Hurricane Joaquin.
A hunter camping in central Idaho woke up when a black bear started biting his head, and he couldn't get medical care for three days because he was in such a remote wilderness area.
The attorney for two Los Angeles police officers who fatally shot a man after he shattered their patrol car's rear window with a beer bottle says the lawmen thought they were under attack because of an online video that turned out to be a publicity stunt.
The families of three North Port High School students who died after being hypnotized by former Principal George Kenney will receive $200,000 each from the Sarasota County School District under a settlement agreement unanimously approved by the School Board.
When commissioners in a Tennessee county scrapped an agenda that included a resolution asking for God's mercy despite ongoing gay marriages, they also effectively canceled their meeting, but officials have a workaround for that.
A central Pennsylvania volunteer fire company is using a purple fire truck to raise awareness of domestic violence.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to have his sixth and final round of chemotherapy this weekend.
A 26-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of her newborn son who was stuffed in a plastic bag after being born at her suburban Detroit workplace.
The school shooting in Oregon last week has similarities to a Connecticut elementary school massacre three years ago.
Hurricane Joaquin is weakening as it moves rapidly across the Atlantic.
A United Airlines flight from Houston to San Francisco had to be diverted to Albuquerque, New Mexico, after the co-pilot passed out.
The State Department is leaning on former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton to hand over any additional work-related emails sent using private accounts.
41 NBC's Skyler Henry and Amanda Castro provide their reactions to the shooting of the TV crew in Virginia at WDBJ.
Atlanta family finds newborn on front porch; police search for mother. WXIA's La'Tasha Givens reports.
WDBJ reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward shot and killed on-air during early morning live shot. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.
Friends and neighbors show their support for former President Jimmy Carter during his fight against cancer with campaign-style signs. WALB's Aaryn Valenzuela reports.
Family offers $20,000 reward for return of daughter's body. WOAI's Amanda Weber reports.
Hispanic restaurant owner schedules "White Appreciation Day", saying all Americans deserve to be celebrated. KUSA's Whitney Wild reports.
"We're on the same playing field," Devil worshipers want book given to Oklahoma children in classrooms. Andrew Donley reports. (KFOR)
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.