Hurricane Joaquin gained power as it bore down on the central Bahamas early Thursday.
A California woman badly burned by an exploding electronic cigarette was awarded nearly $2 million by a jury.
A mountain lion showed its climbing prowess by scaling a 35-foot utility pole in the California desert.
Just hours before a midnight deadline, a bitterly divided Congress approved a stopgap spending bill Wednesday to keep the federal government…
While in the U.S., Pope Francis met with Kentucky clerk Kim Davis. But, some say it doesn’t mean he endorses her official disobedience.
An Oklahoma sheriff was indicted Wednesday by a grand jury following the fatal shooting of an unarmed man by a volunteer deputy.
A report concludes the Secret Service sought to discredit a US congressman who was probing agency shenanigans.
State and local officials are prepared for a planned Black Lives Matter protest at the finish line of Minnesota’s largest marathon on Sunday…
An Oklahoma inmate scheduled to die Wednesday by lethal injection was granted a last-minute stay of execution by Governor Mary Fallin.
Kevin McCarthy is giving House Speaker John Boehner a B-minus grade as he seeks conservative support to replace him.
A Delta Air Lines flight made an emergency landing Wednesday in Maryland because of an engine problem, officials said.
The principal of a South Dakota high school has been wounded in a shooting at the school.
The House of Representatives plans to vote on what’s called a continuing resolution.
Ford is recalling some older Windstar minivans to because a previous rear-axle recall repair might not work.
It appears that United Auto Workers union members have voted down a four-year contract deal with Fiat Chrysler.