As of Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at least 2,202 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
A big study says removing both breasts to treat cancer in just one doesn't boost survival for most women. That's compared with removing just the tumor plus radiation.
Police in Kansas City say three people have been shot to death in the southern part of the city.
California regulatory judges have issued a $1.4 billion penalty against the state's largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in fire, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about aging pipelines.
Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.
More than 300,000 immigrants around the country who bought health insurance through the Affordable Care Act could lose their coverage if they don't send in proof they are legally in the U.S.
A Mississippi woman convicted of killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has been sentenced to life in prison.
The Muscular Dystrophy Association's nationally broadcast annual telethon raised more than $56.9 million in contributions over the Labor Day weekend.
A National Transportation Safety Board report says the pilot of a small plane was trying to return to a suburban Cleveland airport last week when the aircraft plummeted to the ground, killing all four college students aboard.
More strong storms have been rumbling through the Midwest.
A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 are still being sought.
A Delta Air Lines flight from New York to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted to Jacksonville because of a dispute between passengers over a reclining seat.
The Pentagon says U.S. military forces have targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabaab network in an operation in Somalia.
A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country.
Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York.
Federal officials are looking for train cars to haul nuclear waste toward its final resting place.
There's a good chance that many of the trendy vegetables foodies latch on to in the next decade will come from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
White House chef Sam Kass and MSNBC host Alex Wagner are tying the knot in an evening ceremony at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, a farm-to-table restaurant in Pocantico Hills, just north of New York City.
St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher says he was in Michael Sam's corner from the start and that having the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team was no distraction at all in training camp.
The Border Patrol says an agent shot at someone near the Texas-Mexico border who later identified himself as a militia member.
The ex-wife and the children of an Arizona shooting instructor say they don't have any ill feelings toward the 9-year-old girl who accidentally shot and killed him while she was learning to fire an Uzi.
The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called off a production moratorium after just a day because a performer's HIV test turned out to be a false positive.
Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional.
A few hundred people are gathering again in Ferguson to remember Michael Brown and draw attention to what they say is just the beginning of a movement.
The Standard & Poor's 500 is ending the week at a record high after a day of quiet trading.
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.