A man was charged Wednesday with kidnapping and killing a nursing student who was last seen outside her West Tennessee home nearly three years ago, investigators said.
Scientists have modified genes in the blood cells of HIV patients to help them resist the AIDS virus, and say the treatment seems safe and promising.
Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.
Police in Mobile say a 7-year-old boy was critically injured in a shooting and has undergone surgery.
Overshadowed by the international crisis over Ukraine, Russia welcomes the sporting world back to Sochi this week for Winter Paralympics.
In his first interview since taking office, Ukraine’s new prime minister vigorously defended the legality of his government against attacks coming from Russia, but said Wednesday that Ukraine would be willing to consider granting more autonomy to the Crimea region to assuage the concerns of the province’s pro-Russian population.
The National Weather Service is investigating why some northwestern Indiana residents received alerts Tuesday about a tornado warning even though the day was sunny and cold with no severe weather in sight.
Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton likened Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions on the Crimean peninsula of Ukraine to those of Adolf Hitler in the 1930s.
The merriment of Mardi Gras has ended and the solemn season of Lent has begun Wednesday.
Ever feel like you’re on a big hamster wheel and you can’t get off?
Firefighters battled a large blaze early Wednesday at an apartment complex on Detroit’s west side that sent flames shooting from the windows and roof and forced dozens of stunned residents from their homes.
Officials in Southern California say someone has been buying Girl Scout cookies with counterfeit cash.
Target Corp. Chief Information Officer Beth Jacob is resigning effective Wednesday as the retailer overhauls its information security and compliance division in the wake of a massive pre-Christmas data breach.
A private survey shows that U.S. companies added slightly more jobs in February than in the previous month, but harsh winter weather weighed on hiring for the third straight month.