Republicans have captured their sixth Senate seat that had been held by Democrats.
Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail time on Tuesday in a plea agreement reached with prosecutors.
Prosecutors have filed charges against a man accused of being the motorist who struck and killed three California teenagers.
Ford is recalling more than 202,000 cars, vans and trucks in North America in five separate recalls to fix gas leaks, air bag sensors, stall…
A bank card belonging to a woman abducted Sunday night from a Philadelphia street was used Tuesday morning in Maryland.
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.