An Air Force veteran is seeking public recognition for a western New York man who remains listed as missing in action more than 70 years after disappearing in the Philippines during World War II.
One of the two protesters who chained themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle has left the vessel.
A Florida woman jailed in a long-running dispute over her son's circumcision has been released from jail.
Authorities say they are urging residents who live along or near the Blanco River in Central Texas to evacuate as the water rises there.
A community in Oregon is bringing in some unusual help to try to fix their sea lion problem. They're hoping a fake killer whale from Bellingham, Washington, will do the trick.
A surprise player has joined President Barack Obama's regular weekend golf game: Vice President Joe Biden.
A Detroit-area woman is 116 years old.
Cleveland patrolman found not guilty in deaths of 2 unarmed suspects in 137-shot barrage.
A man who was released after nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row, says he refuses to let himself be consumed by anger but says those that send him to prison decades ago will "answer to God"
A Florida woman who has been jailed for a week after fleeing with her son to keep him from being circumcised is due back in court.
A campaign is underway in places around the U.S. to "demilitarize" the police and produce officers who think of themselves as protectors of their communities, not members of an occupying force.
The operator of a broken oil pipeline that fouled a California shoreline says it could be weeks or even months before investigators are able to determine what caused the break and subsequent spill.
Farmers along the river delta at the heart of California agriculture expect to get an answer on their surprise offer to give up a quarter of their water this year in exchange for being spared deeper mandatory cutbacks.
The national president of the Boy Scouts says the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and is urging change.
U.S. public schools beefed up security measures with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years surrounding the massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to a government survey released Thursday.
More than 6,000 gallons of oil had been raked, skimmed and vacuumed from a spill that stretched across 9 miles of California coast in a cleanup effort that is now going 24 hours a day.
California farmers who hold rights to water that date as far back as the Gold Rush are bracing for their first state-ordered conservation in decades, as a record drought prompts some of the deepest cuts yet in the country's most productive agricultural state.
Whites are moving back to the American city that came to epitomize white flight, even as blacks continue to leave for the suburbs and the city's overall population shrinks.
The Drug Enforcement Administration is raiding pain clinics, pharmacies and other locations in four southern states as part of a crackdown on prescription pain drug abuse.
Some civil rights activists and media critics are wondering about the differences between public perceptions of the fatal violence in Waco, Texas, and protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, over police killings of black men.
Michigan lawmakers will again move to ban minors from using e-cigarettes despite Gov. Rick Snyder's continued opposition to the legislation because it would exclude the products from being regulated as tobacco under state law.
The wife of a biker arrested after a deadly weekend shootout between motorcycle gangs says her husband did nothing wrong.
Oregon is about to embark on a first-in-the-nation program that aims to charge car owners not for the fuel they use, but for the miles they drive.
John Glenn says facts about scientific discovery should be taught in schools — and that includes evolution.
New York City police have identified the man found fatally injured under a mattress at a hotel blocks from the Empire State Building.
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.
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.