An initial court appearance has been postponed for a man accused of torching a Las Vegas pet shop where firefighters rescued 27 puppies.
A federal judge says gay couples in Chicago don’t have to wait until June to marry.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Wildlife experts cut away more than 280 feet of commercial fishing line being dragged by an endangered right whale off… More »
Hailey Owens went missing on Tuesday, taken in daylight from a neighborhood street less than two blocks from her Springfield home as she walked back from her best friend’s house.
President Barack Obama will host Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama for a meeting on Friday, the White House said, in a move that could rankle already tense relations between the U.S. and China.
An Abita Springs man has been charged with operating a pair of child pornography websites that offered tutorials to 27,000 followers on coaxing young boys into producing sexually explicit videos.
A cockpit voice recorder transcript shows the pilots of a UPS cargo jet that crashed last August complained of tiring work schedules.
The U.S. Department of Energy has appointed a team to investigate the detection of radiation in and near a southeastern New Mexico facility.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) – Neighbors watched in horror as a 10-year-old southwest Missouri girl was snatched off the street just blocks from her home.… More »
Safety researchers expressed concern a decade ago that traffic accidents would increase as the nation’s aging population swelled the number of older drivers on the road. Now, they say they’ve been proved wrong.
A spokeswoman for Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning said the state will appeal the ruling.
The world’s biggest social networking company said Wednesday that it is paying $12 billion in Facebook stock and $4 billion in cash for WhatsApp.
Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has ordered the state police to conduct a criminal investigation of understaffing and falsified documents at a private prison operated by Corrections Corporation of America (CCA).
The agent was trying to stop a group of people suspected of crossing the border illegally from Mexico when the man who threw the rock at the bottom of a 75-foot ravine was shot.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz was expected to announce final approval of the deal at a speech on Wednesday, a day before he visits the $14 billion Vogtle nuclear plant now under construction in eastern Georgia.
An 84-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists will learn Tuesday whether they will spend the next six to nine years in prison.
The International Space Station has one less capsule and a lot less trash.
An influx of parents are heading to Colorado for Charlotte’s Web, a drug that reportedly helps children stricken with seizures.
Officers Brian Law, 34, of Clovis, and Juan Gonzalez, 33, of Fresno, were heading to the crash on state Route 99 near the Central Valley town of Kingsburg when they swerved to avoid a person in the road and lost control of the vehicle, the CHP said.
The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of war that put a greater focus on battle competence than on character.