An Interstate 5 bridge over a river north of Seattle collapsed Thursday evening, dumping vehicles and people into the water, the Washington State Patrol said.
An Edward Hopper painting of New York City’s Roosevelt Island has sold for just over $19 million at auction.
Los Angeles police have obtained the decades-old taped conversations between a Manson family disciple and his attorney.
Consumers will soon see labels on their meat telling them where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered.
President Obama is defending his administration’s drone strikes on terror suspects — while renewing his call to end the detention of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay.
Jurors have deadlocked on a verdict of life or death for Jodi Arias in the 2008 killing of her one-time boyfriend.
In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s best friend died in a grisly crime: He was one of three men found nearly decapitated in an apartment, their throats slashed ear to ear, marijuana sprinkled over their bodies.
LaTisha Garcia had 30 miles to cover from her job in Edmond to Plaza Towers Elementary School, where her 8-year-old daughter Jazmin Rodriguez is a third grader.
The Boy Scouts of America’s National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.
Get ready for another busy hurricane season, maybe unusually wild, federal forecasters say.
The head of NASA is visiting the Jet Propulsion Laboratory where engineers are working on a proposed mission to lasso a small asteroid and drag it closer to Earth for astronauts to explore.
A prosecutor in Las Vegas compared two men accused of killing a high school student who refused to let go of his iPad with wild animals ambushing a weak victim.
President Barack Obama was interrupted three times by a woman who shouted about drones and detainees in Cuba as he delivered a speech on national security.
A Virginia man who was once one of the nation’s most prominent swimming coaches has been sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually abusing one of the girls he instructed.