Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Monday that testing U.S. schoolchildren annually in math and reading is critical.
George Zimmerman became angry and threw a wine bottle at his ex-girlfriend when she tried to break up with him.
Hackers claiming to work on behalf of Islamic State militants seized control of the Twitter and YouTube sites of the military’s U.S. Central…
Dozens killed by drinking beer poisoned with crocodile bile.
GM on Monday unveiled the Chevrolet Bolt, a $30,000 concept car that likely will go on sale in about two years.
An official says divers have retrieved one of the black boxes from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago.
An ambitious memorial is slowly sinking roots: the planting of 620,000 trees representing the Civil War’s human toll.
Barely a week after taking effect, a novel state law that makes it easier for gun-rights groups to challenge local firearms measures in cour…
The New York Public Library is launching the nation’s largest Internet lending program.
A Missouri mother has been sentenced for encouraging her boyfriend to sexually assault her infant daughter.
A California water district that is the country’s largest says it has reached a deal with the federal government.
A former South Florida man has been arrested in Mexico 37 years after failing to surrender for a 10-month prison sentence.
The trials began last week within days of each other, competing for jurors, security, headlines and the public’s attention.
Police in Oklahoma City are investigating an early-morning shooting in which three people were shot at a party for teens.
Fresh-caught Maine lobster might be a little more affordable this winter because the continued shutdown of the state’s shrimp season is keep…