New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says evacuation plans are being prepared and the Red Cross is setting up shelters as rising temperatures melt 7 feet of snow in the Buffalo area, causing a risk of flooding.
Police have arrested a man who commandeered an airport work truck at the San Jose airport.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Ranchers Legacy Meat Co. of Vadnais Heights is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef because of possible E. coli contamination.
Officials have identified the man who was fatally shot after he set fire to his house and then waited for authorities so he could ambush them.
Maine marijuana advocates say their state is in position to become the first state in the Northeast to legalize recreational use of the drug.
Three civil rights workers who were killed by Ku Klux Klansmen in 1964 are going to be posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, but the honor makes some of their relatives uneasy.
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was among the hundreds of cyclists who completed an annual bike ride in Tucson.
Police detectives and prosecutors around the U.S. say that despite being banned in all 50 states, the ancient blood sport of dogfighting is thriving in the underground, with hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake on big matches.
Police say a pregnant woman and three others were shot and killed in a Cleveland home, and a 10-year-old girl was wounded but expected to survive.
Official says Florida sheriff's deputy, gunman killed in shootout near Tallahassee; one wounded.
There are several unusual things about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she supports President Barack Obama's executive actions to protect about 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, calling it a "historic step" and urging Congress to pursue a measure approved by the Senate last year.
The antics of a group of self-styled Robin Hoods has a New Hampshire town pressing the state Supreme Court to force them to back off.
A school district that includes some students from Ferguson, Missouri, is calling off classes Monday and Tuesday, citing potential unrest if a much-anticipated grand jury announcement occurs soon.
Stocks are pushing further into record territory as investors welcome a move by China to stimulate its economy by lowering interest rates.
As a grand jury nears an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting case, there are appeals for calm today from activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown.
Family members say Naismith Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian remains hospitalized in stable condition at a Las Vegas hospital where he's being treated for pneumonia.
The snow has stopped falling and the New York State Thruway is reopening, but the worries aren't over in western New York.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Labor Department says unemployment rates fell in 34 states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.
The Los Angeles Unified School District says it has reached a $139 million settlement of all remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing numerous counts of lewd conduct against his students.
A spokesman for the St. Louis County prosecutor says a grand jury is still meeting to consider charges against a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Police and government leaders are preparing to outline an agreement reached with activist groups spelling out how protesters associated with those organizations will conduct themselves following a grand jury announcement in the Ferguson case.
Colorado has granted a charter for the first financial institution to serve the state's cash-only marijuana industry. But action by the National Credit Union Administration and the Federal Reserve is needed, and pot's still illegal under federal law.
Three people face charges after another night of protests in Ferguson.
A New Mexico woman's missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery.
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.