Bank of America Corp. is paying $772 million in fines and refunds to settle regulators’ accusations that it misled customers who bought extra credit-card products and illegally charged others for credit monitoring and reporting services they didn’t receive.
Returning again to a grief-stricken corner of America, President Barack Obama is reprising his role as chief comforter, mourning with families of those killed last week at Fort Hood and offering solace to the nation.
Environmental investigators say they found pieces of habanero peppers on a school playground after seven students were sent to the hospital complaining of skin and eye irritation.
Mini-storms of tumbleweed have invaded the drought-stricken prairie of southern Colorado, blocking rural roads and irrigation canals, and briefly barricading homes and an elementary school.
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places.
A 16-year-old armed with two knives went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, leaving as many as 20 people injured.
An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.
It was deja vu for Husky fans Tuesday night as the women added a national championship trophy to match the one the men’s team won Monday night.
A Marine posted at the main gate of a North Carolina base shot and killed a colleague inside a guard shack Tuesday, a military spokesman said.
Texas woman found guilty of murdering boyfriend using high-heel.
Authorities say a barge capsized on the Mississippi River in northeast Arkansas and that two people who fell into the water are missing.
Ohio Republicans have tabled an attempt by Democrats to scrap a change made to a state budget bill clarifying that college athletes are not employees under state law.
An Arizona woman was convicted of first-degree murder Tuesday for bludgeoning her husband to death with a hammer.
Kevin Ollie delivered on the promise he made last month after UConn’s final home game, bringing an NCAA championship back to Gampel Pavilion.
Prosecutors now agree with him, and Jonathan Fleming left a Brooklyn court as a free man Tuesday after spending nearly a quarter-century behind bars.