An exhibit recounting the story of passenger pigeons’ extinction is opening in the city where the last one died a century ago.
New Mexico on Saturday levied more than $54 million in penalties against the U.S. Department of Energy for numerous violations that resulted…
President Barack Obama had some medical tests Saturday at a military hospital just outside Washington because of a persistent sore throat.
Police officers churning their way through a chaotic scene aboard an Amtrak train in Michigan are being credited with preventing even more b…
Authorities have arrested a Florida man suspected in the killing his wife, a pastor and a neighbor, a sheriff’s official said Saturday.
Police in Ohio say an 18-year-old man killed himself while playing Russian roulette.
Authorities say carbon monoxide killed two people in a recording studio and led to the hospitalization of 12 others in a New Jersey building…
NASA is hailing the successful first test flight of the Orion space capsule, which will eventually take astronauts to Mars.
Look past the booming November job gain of 321,000 reported Friday — the best figure in three years in the strongest year for U.S. hiring si…
Federal agents who guard the border and screen passengers at airports would be exempt from new racial profiling guidelines .
For over a century, life in Central Appalachia has been largely defined by the ups and downs of the coal industry. Until now.
The roots of the current bail system were laid in medieval England and took an entrepreneurial twist when transplanted to American soil.
Necrophilia motivated a man to fatally shoot his stepdaughter last month, according to a Pennsylvania prosecutor.
In only a handful of instances do grand juries issue an indictment, concluding that the officer has committed a crime.
Police say four people have been stabbed on an Amtrak train in Michigan.