Costs of rebuilding and repairs since the May 2011 tornado that hit Joplin and Duquesne have topped $1 billion.
Florida family hospitalized after consuming meat tainted with LSD.
Organizers of an annual festival of laughter have held a 5K race with a unique dress code.
Iowa State senior forward Melvin Ejim is The Associated Press Big 12 Player of the Year.
Police investigating a burglary in Colorado are searching for a man who they believe snapped a selfie with an iPad reported stolen from a gymnastics studio.
A fundraising event in Michigan plans to pit participants with big appetites against 20-foot-long bratwursts that weigh close to six pounds.
Public safety officials are getting ready to release more details about enhanced security for this year’s Boston Marathon.
When a Florida jury convicted Michael Dunn of attempted murder, but not actual murder, in the shooting death of black teenager Jordan Davis, the hashtag #dangerousblackchildren popped up on Twitter.
The chaos at the University of Massachusetts over the weekend during a pre-St. Patrick’s Day celebration brought renewed attention to an old problem affecting colleges nationwide: how to deal with alcohol-fueled revelers during the March festivities.
The Kansas chapter of the American Heart Association says state health officials aren’t acting quickly enough to require a screening test that could save newborn babies’ lives.
With no confirmation that the Boeing 777 had crashed, hundreds of distraught relatives waited anxiously for any news.
Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he fatally shot.
The man who was once Russia’s most famous prisoner says Russia is ruining its longstanding friendship with Ukraine by its aggressive and pro-separatist actions in Crimea.
President Barack Obama will meet this week with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the White House said Sunday, in a prominent show of U.S. support for Ukraine’s fledgling new government.
The most dangerous parts of a flight are takeoff and landing. Rarely do incidents happen when a plane is cruising seven miles above the earth.