Authorities are investigating the death of 58-foot finback whale that washed ashore on an eastern Long Island beach.
The Kansas Supreme Court has blocked the state from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.
A woman who spent 17 years in prison after being convicted of murder in the death of a homeless man was exonerated.
Stricter voter identification laws have been struck down by federal courts in Texas and Wisconsin.
Tensions were high Friday in the wake of another fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old near St. Louis.
Charging documents show the teacher first said her gun went off when it was in her holster while she was in the bathroom stall.
Taliban attack survivor Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel winner ever as she and Kailash Satyarthi of India won the Nobel Peace Pri…
It was a nerve-racking two-hour ordeal for passengers on a U.S. Airways flight to the Dominican Republic when a so-called joke triggered a f…
A federal judge on Thursday blocked Texas from enforcing voter ID requirements just weeks ahead of the November elections.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked Wisconsin from implementing a law requiring voters to present photo IDs.
A millionaire pharmaceuticals entrepreneur deliberately gave her son a lethal dose of prescription drugs but later tried to revive him.
A police report released Friday detailed a brawl that broke out at an Anchorage house party and involved members of Sarah Palin’s family.
Gay couples began getting married Thursday in Las Vegas, ending a dizzying legal fight that kept them waiting for days.
A surprising hot spot of the potent global-warming gas methane hovers over part of the southwestern U.S., according to satellite data.
A pizza delivery driver has a lot to show for a run to Indiana Wesleyan University.