Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus misused a key rigging component in a hair-hanging stunt.
Here’s a photo gallery that shows Americans casting ballots across the country.
There is hope mixed with cynicism and anger vying with optimism as Americans cast ballots across the country.
A young woman’s last days has sparked a national conversation about whether it’s right for a terminally ill person to end his or her own lif…
A woman who said she threw her 6-year-old son off a historic bridge on the Oregon coast was arrested on murder.
The midterm slugfest for control of the U.S. Senate could have far-reaching effects on the economy.
A man delivering sheet rock to a construction site was killed Monday when a tape measure fell 50 stories and hit him on the head.
Hundreds of people lined the entrance to a Washington state high school as it reopened Monday.
The younger siblings of a suburban Chicago man charged with seeking to join Islamic State militants in Syria were arrested.
Sears and Kmart say they will open on Thanksgiving day again this year with extended hours to draw shoppers.
Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center has again opened for business.
Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center has opened for business, marking an emotional milestone f…
Nik Wallenda has successfully completed his two skyscraper tightrope walks in Chicago in a spectacle televised to an audience of millions.
Residents of separatist-controlled regions in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday to elect legislators and executives in polls that have been staun…
After 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, in August, the Federal Aviation Administration agreed to…