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Baltimore County police officer shot and killed, governor says; suspects still at large

A Baltimore County police officer was shot and killed Monday afternoon in Perry Hall, a community northeast of Baltim...

Teen who started fire that burned 48,000 acres ordered to pay $36 million

When you play with fire, there are bound to be consequences.For one teenager, that consequence comes with the ...

A monkey gets free at the San Antonio airport

A monkey that was being transported escaped its cage Monday afternoon and briefly ran loose at San Antonio Internatio...

In a superhero cape, he feeds the city's hungry and homeless. And he's only 4

Austin Perine's superhero cape glides and flutters as he hands chicken sandwiches to homeless men outside a shelter i...

Man drives into his family's table at a restaurant, killing his daughter, police say

A 62-year-old man intentionally drove his vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant where his family was eating on Sun...

Santa Fe High School had armed cops and active shooter drills. Yet 10 people died.

After each school massacre, politicians often list what they think could prevent future carnage:Put armed ...

A church hosts a special graduation for Santa Fe High School seniors where the DA has some sobering words

The event was supposed to be a happy one: a celebration to honor those who were graduating from Santa Fe High School....

J.J. Watt, the NFL star helping out the Santa Fe victims' families, has a long history of philanthropy

To those who follow the NFL, the monstrous defensive powerhouse known as J.J. Watt needs no introduction.The H...

Physician-Assisted Suicide Fast Facts

Physician-assisted suicide is legal in four US states and the District of Columbia. It is an option given to individu...

Mike Pompeo Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary...

Why the Santa Fe shooting suspect cannot get the death penalty or life without parole

Speaking outside a church not far from Santa Fe High School on Sunday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said his hope was that ...

Texas school shooting: Sheriff says he doesn't believe any victims killed in crossfire with gunman

Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset said Monday he doesn't believe any of the victims killed Friday at Santa Fe...

5 things for May 21: Texas school shooting, President Trump, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Cuba just finished up two days of mourning, after a plane crashed on takeoff in Havana, ...

More eruptions from Kilauea are possible, but laze and lava are the biggest hazards right now

Residents on the Big Island face several threats Monday from Kilauea: In addition to the possibility of more eruptio...

Misty Copeland says the ballet world still has a race problem and she wants to help fix that

The world knows Misty Copeland as the first African-American principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre -- her...

Texas governor has long opposed gun control. Now he's leading a discussion on stopping school shootings

In the wake of Friday's deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott plans to convene...

NYC Mayor de Blasio tells police to end arrests for marijuana smoking

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has told top brass at the city's police department to stop arresting people who ar...

Texas lieutenant governor blames abortions and violent video games for school shootings, but not guns

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Sunday said school shootings aren't happening because of an issue with guns. Rather, he...

FYI: English isn't the official language of the United States

Aaron Schlossberg, a lawyer in New York, was the subject of a viral video last week after he was caught on camera ...

What we know about Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the alleged Santa Fe High School shooter

The teenager accused of carrying out the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School on Friday was known as a quiet student...

Texas governor's campaign website drops shotgun voucher giveaway after school shooting

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's re-election website has abandoned a contest to give away a $250 voucher toward a shotgun pur...

Cougar kills mountain biker, injures another in Washington state

The cougar appeared to be stalking two men as they rode their bikes over the weekend in the Cascade Mountains near Se...

These are the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting

The 10 victims slain in the Santa Fe High School shooting were not done with life. Far from it. As w...

US School Violence Fast Facts

Here is a list of random incidents of elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violenc...

Former model and young son die in plunge from New York hotel

A 47-year-old former model and her 7-year-old son plunged to their deaths in what the New York Police Department has ...

Texas deputies and Santa Fe gunman exchanged fire for 25 minutes, sheriff says

A shooting at a Texas high school lasted for a terrifying 30 minutes on Friday. For 25 of those minutes, ...

Two Pakistani girls shot; two different responses. For some, that reeks of hypocrisy

The comparisons with Malala Yousafzai began as soon as Sabika Sheikh was identified as one of the ...

As victims' families prepare to arrive at a Santa Fe church to mourn, a rainbow appears overhead

As news vans were setting up Sunday morning for a church service for the Santa Fe school massacre victims, reporters ...

Kilauea explosion ash cloud reached up to 10,000 feet

A small explosion from the Halemaumau crater in Hawaii's Kilauea volcano at about midnight local time created an ash ...

Deadliest Mass Shootings in Modern US History Fast Facts

Here is a list of the deadliest single day ...

Mother of victim says alleged Texas school shooter asked her daughter on date, was rejected

Sadie Baze says she keeps expecting her daughter to walk into the house, but Shana Fisher was killed Friday, one of 1...

Santa Fe shooting survivor at vigil: 'All that was going through my head was to get out'

At 7:45 Friday morning, Santa Fe High School sophomore Zachary Muehe was checking his cell phone while he waited for ...

A mother's powerful letter about her child's experience hiding from the Santa Fe shooter

Deedra Van Ness, the mother of a student who survived Friday's ...

Texas official blames school shooting on too many exits and entrances

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick blamed Friday's massacre at a high school near Houston in part on "too many entrances and ...

Explosion and fire at plastic fabrication company in Texas leaves 22 injured

Twenty-two people were injured in an explosion and fire at Kuraray America Eval, a plastic fabrication company in Pas...

The gunshots got louder. Panic set in. Texas students knew it was 'really happening to us'

Class had recently begun when Daymon Rabon, a senior at Santa Fe High School in Texas, heard a loud bang in the room ...

Met Opera sues former conductor for $5.8 million over sexual misconduct allegations

The Metropolitan Opera filed a countersuit Friday against its former music director, James Levine, asking for more th...

Alleged shooter at Texas high school spared people he liked, court document says

The teenager who allegedly used a shotgun and a revolver to...

In April, they walked out to protest school shootings. Today, they were victims of one

Not even a month ago, students at Santa Fe High School took a stand against gun violence by walking out of their clas...

What we know so far about the Santa Fe school shooting

Nine students and a teacher were killed ...

Santa Fe High School student 'completely okay' after being shot in the head

Doctors told Rome Shubert, 16, he had the "perfect scenario."A bullet sliced clean through the back of the San...

A Parkland dad says he's been dreading another school shooting -- and it's happened again

This, says Fred Guttenberg, is what he's been dreading.Since his daughter was killed in February at a ...

Army Corps to leave Puerto Rico as hurricane season approaches

With hurricane season less than two weeks away and thousands of Puerto Ricans still without electricity, the US Army ...

2 weeks after Hawaii volcano eruption, residents say it's getting worse

Steve Gebbie has to wear a face mask every time he comes close to his home on Hawaii's Big Island.When the ...

Memorial Day Fast Facts

Here's a look at Memorial Day, a day honoring Am...

Breakthrough Women Fast Facts: US Government, Education and Business

Here is a look at women in government, education and business who have broken through the glass ceiling and become th...

There has been, on average, 1 school shooting every week this year

We're only 20 weeks into 2018, and there have already been 22 school shootings wher...

How space travel can unite a fractured world

They were just three men. But their peaceful message was seen by a billion people. And the timing couldn't have been ...

The most turbulent time in modern American history (it's not now)

A president with low approval ratings. Tensions between the US and North Korea. Athletes protesting racial injustice....

Temple University student accused of attempted rape at fraternity house

A Temple University student faces several charges including attempted rape and attempted sexual assault in connection...

CIA Directors Fast Facts

Here's some background information about directors of the Ce...

Clint Eastwood Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Clint Eastwood, filmmaker, actor, producer, director and composer.Pers...

5 things for May 18: US and China, Hawaii volcanoes, royal wedding

It's not summer yet, but it's never too early to check out a list of the ...

Dozens of girls still in care facility after allegations of sexual, physical abuse surface, DA says

Authorities raided two children's homes outside Houston on Wednesday after multiple staff members were accused of phy...

Las Vegas police arrest a suspect after reports of masked gunman

Las Vegas police searched The Boulevard shopping mall Thursday night after reports of a masked person carrying a long...

Kilauea volcano erupts, Hawaii hands out 18,000 ash masks

After an eruption from the Kilauea volcano's summit shot ash and smoke 30,000 feet into the air on Thursday, official...

California explosion victim found 'beauty in everyone'

The woman who was killed in a ...

Witness says box exploded when California blast victim opened it

A California day spa owner killed in a ...

Starbucks faces more racism allegations after a barista wrote a slur on a Latino customer's cup

As Starbucks prepares to close its stores later this month for ...

Man to Spanish speakers at New York restaurant: 'My next call is to ICE'

A man berated employees and customers for speaking Spanish in a New York restaurant, describing them as undocumented ...

What they thought was a rusty box in their backyard was a safe with $52,000 worth of treasure

For years Matthew and Maria Colonna-Emanuel thought a piece of rusty metal behind some trees in their backyard was ju...

New York attorney in racist rant has history of confrontations

The man who berated employees and customers for speaking Spanish in a New York City cafe has a history of aggressivel...

Two biker gang leaders convicted for deadly 2015 shootout

Three years after the deadly biker gang shootout in the parking lot of a Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas, the to...

1 adult, 1 child killed in 'horrific' accident involving school bus and dump truck in New Jersey

A teacher and student on a field trip were killed Thursday when a school bus collided with a dump truck and flipped o...

Tiger Woods Fast Facts

Here's a look at one of the most successful golfers in history, Tiger Woods.Personal:...

Here's what you should (and shouldn't) do to defuse a racist tirade in public

When you watch public, racist tirades online -- like the recent one ...

After scandal, Miss America names first all-female leadership team

For the first time in the organization's history, Miss America will be led entirely by women -- and they're all forme...

Michigan State University reaches $500 million settlement with Larry Nassar victims

Michigan State University will pay $500 million to settle lawsuits brought by 332 victims of Larry Nassar, the former...

Las Vegas shooting survivor stayed months in hospital. She's finally been reunited with her rescuer

Rosemarie Melanson can barely remember hearing a man speak to her after she was shot in the Las Vegas massacre. She s...

A man repeatedly threatened to blow up a mosque, the FBI says. They caught him by checking caller ID

A South Florida man is accused of leaving multiple voicemails saying he would blow up a mosque days before Ramadan. T...

5 things for May 17: White House, Niger ambush video, world population

The royal wedding is just a couple of days away! ...

This is what Meghan Markle's high school teacher remembers most about her

When Meghan Markle's high school theology teacher heard about her engagement to Prince Harry she had one immediate th...

Children in abuse case shot with weapons and burned with hot water, prosecutors say

The abuse suffered by siblings at the hands of their parents in a Northern California home included being waterboarde...

Fatal California explosion likely caused by device, authorities say

A deadly explosion at a California day spa that killed the business owner, was likely caused by a device and was not ...

Las Vegas gunman was tidy, but made housekeeper uneasy, say papers that paint picture of the massacre

More than 1,000 pages of documents released Wednesday give some insight into the gunman who killed 58 people last yea...

This officer stopped a school shooter before anyone got hurt

An Illinois school resource officer is being praised as a hero for intervening when a former student opened fire Wedn...

North Carolina teachers want better pay and they're marching to fight for it

Thousands of North Carolina teachers missed school Wednesday to rally at the state legislative building in Raleigh, c...

A Vietnam veteran was going to be buried alone. Then a stranger helped find his family

When Dave Fullarton discovered the ashes of former Army Captain Larry Casey, he felt the Vietnam veteran deserved a p...

Parkland school resource officer decried as coward gets princely pension of $8,702 a month

The former school resource officer criticized for his response to the Parkland school massacre is receiving more than...

A man who was wrongly convicted of murder when he was 14 clears his name after 27 long years

John Bunn was just 14 when he was jailed for the murder of an off-duty correction officer in Brooklyn.He was f...

US Census Fast Facts

Here's some background information about the census, a count of ...

Pennsylvania man who killed and buried four men is sentenced to life in prison

The Pennsylvania man who killed four young men and then buried their corpses on his parents' rural property last July...

California abuse cases raise questions about home school regulation

Ina Rogers admits some people may not agree with home schooling but said she and her husband pride themselves on bein...

A white woman sees a black man inspecting a house and calls the cops. But there's a twist to this incident

You've seen this movie (or, um, video) before.Someone calls the police on a black person for doing ... somethi...

Ash clouds from Kilauea volcano prompt red alert on Hawaii's Big Island

Officials warned residents and airplanes to stay away from part of Hawaii's Big Island after a plume of ash from the ...

2016 Presidential Campaign Hacking Fast Facts

Here's a look at hacking incidents during the 2016 presidential campaign and Russian meddling in the election. For de...

5 things for May 16: North Korea, immigration, Tom Wolfe

Ramadan, the holiest month of the Muslim calendar, has begun. ...

Northeast braces for possible flooding after powerful storms kill 2 people

Severe storms that ravaged parts of the Northeast and the Mid-Atlantic -- and claimed at least two lives -- have pass...

Explosion at California medical facility appears to be intentional act, source says

The deadly explosion in an Orange County building that killed one woman and injured three others appears to be intent...

Parents of 10 kids arrested after police find garbage and feces covering the house

When police searched the Northern California home of Ina Rogers and Jonathan Allen and their 10 children, they said t...

Manhattan to stop prosecuting most low-level marijuana cases in August

Last year, cops in Manhattan arrested people for smoking or possessing small amounts of marijuana a little more than ...

Rudy Giuliani Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Rudy Giulia...

North Carolina teachers will be the next to walk out. Here's what they want:

The nationwide fight for more school funding has now swept North Carolina, where teachers are planning to skip school...

Hawaii residents near volcano deal with falling ash, toxic gas, fears of the 'big one'

As if the catastrophic, home-devouring lava weren't bad enough, now residents have to worry about choking on sulfur d...

The lava oozing from Kilauea may get hotter and spew farther

One of the early hallmarks of this month's lava eruptions on Hawaii's Big Island was that the molten rock, though it ...

When a 5-year-old returned to school for the first time after his police officer dad's death, 70 cops stood beside him

Dakota Pitts really didn't want to show up to school alone.It was his first day back to class since his police...

Black man killed during arrest suffered neck injury, likely died of asphyxia, coroner says

A 22-year-old black man killed after a struggle with Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, authorities likely died of asphyxia...

Parents sue for $12M after teammates allegedly attack teen football player

The parents of an Alabama high school freshman quarterback are suing a school district for $12 million after they sai...

Baltimore police commissioner resigns after failing to file his taxes

Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa resigned Tuesday, less than a week after he was charged with failing to...

Bill Cosby Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of comedian and actor Bill Cosby....

Bill Cosby's sentencing for his indecent assault conviction is set for September

Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing is set for September 24 and 25, according to a court order from Judge Steven O'Neill....

Two parents of slain Parkland students are running for county school board

Two Parkland, Florida, parents announced their candidacies Tuesday for the Broward County School Board, running on a ...

An actress lived for decades in this New York City apartment -- for $28 a month

New York City is hugely expensive. But until March of this year, one woman was lucky enough to occupy a two-bedroom a...

They spoke out against immigrants. So she unearthed their own immigrant ancestors

If you think the ongoing immigration debates don't apply to you, ...

Border Patrol failed to count hundreds of migrant deaths on US soil

From his small mountain town in the Ecuadorian Andes, Darwin Cabrera made the long, dangerous journey through Central...

For families of vanished migrants, unidentified remains mean answers never come

One day last May, in the desert southwest of the town of Ajo, Arizona, search and rescue volunteers discovered two lo...

Couple who survived Charlottesville car attack get married

As a gray Dodge accelerated toward the crowd gathered in Charlottesville last year, Marcus Martin made a pivotal, qui...

Volcano's impact is isolated, just check the geography, Hawaiian official says

A county official urged visitors not to be deterred by dramatic images of the eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano, a...

She says a pilot raped her, and now she's afraid of running into him at an airport

Every time Mary Morgan enters an airport, she's on the defensive, trying to avoid the man she says raped her.S...

North Carolina officer chokes, slams man at a Waffle House after prom

Anthony Wall's night started at the prom with his sister, followed by a stop at a Waffle House in Warsaw, North Carol...

'Gun-sharing' station uses art to make point about gun violence

It's like a bike-sharing station, but with what appear to be AR-15 rifles.No, the "gun-sharing station" in Dal...

Prom under investigation after live tiger performance

Seniors at Miami's Christopher Columbus High School had expected a fun night at their "Welcome to the Jungle" themed ...

Manhattan nanny gets life in prison for murdering 2 children in her care

A New York nanny convicted of murdering two children she was trusted to care for was sentenced on Monday to life in p...

Harry Reid Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Harry Reid, former Senate majority leader and retired US senator from Nevada....

Hawaii's tourism industry gets walloped by relentless volcano

Kilauea volcano has already destroyed houses and hurled "...

Migrant mom Gabriela Hernandez just got to California after weeks in caravan and detention

Gabriela Hernandez had to go on the road again, loading her pregnant self and two young sons onto bus after bus after...

Marco Rubio Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Republ...

18th fissure opens and lava bombs fly as Kilauea's eruption shows no sign of slowing down

Scalding, black lava crept out of the largest fissure ripped open by Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano, consuming the lush, gr...

Yale student accused of 'napping while black' wants fellow student disciplined

At first, Lolade Siyonbola thought this must be a joke. Did another Yale student really call the police because she ...

Suspected Golden State Killer appears in court

Joseph James DeAngelo, the...

Louisiana school agrees to stop broadcasting public prayer for good

A school district in Louisiana has acknowledged that some of its customs and practices, including sponsoring morning ...

Janitor leaves his $175,000+ life savings to victims of child abuse

Alvin Randlett was beloved by his community throughout his life. In death, he gave his life savings back to it....

Loretta Lynch Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of former US Attorney General Loretta Lynch.Personal:...

5 things for May 14: China, Jerusalem, Iraq, Indonesia

Have you seen the new "Avengers" movie yet? Well, it seems like everyone else has: It's now ...

Florida could see lots of rain as system in Gulf of Mexico moves northward

No, it isn't hurricane season yet. But the National Hurricane Center is watching an area of showers and thunderstorm ...

Hawaii residents scrambling for masks the government says won't help them

As volcanic eruptions spew toxic gas into the air, some residents of Hawaii's Big Island are frantically searching fo...

The Parkland shooter's brother says he wants to start an anti-bullying campaign

The brother of the gunman who killed 17 people at a Florida high school says he wants to dedicate himself to ending b...

Waffle House hero James Shaw meets Parkland survivors

It was a meeting of the mutual admiration society.The man who stopped a mass shooting at a Waffle House met Sa...

The woman who invented Mother's Day came to hate it

Mother's Day means big business for...

NRA sues New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, accusing state of 'blacklisting' it

The National Rifle Association filed a lawsuit Friday against New York's governor and a state agency, accusing them o...

He was seen as a hero. Then they discovered he was something else

The man who stood before me seemed as bewildered by what he had just done as I was.He had a pudgy face with a ...

He wanted to graduate from college before he was 100. He just did it at 66

On Thursday, as Larry Johnson waited for his college commencement to begin, he snapped a selfie and posted a self-con...

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station got a degree at Purdue's graduation

NASA astronaut Andrew Feustel is over the moon after he received an honorary doctoral degree Friday from Purdue Unive...

NASA sending helicopter to Mars, aiming for an aviation first

NASA has long been able to check out Mars on the ground with rovers and landers and from far above with orbital space...

Trump declares a major disaster in Hawaii after volcanic eruptions and lava

President Donald Trump declared a major disaster in Hawaii after days of volcanic activity that sent molten lava and ...

Texas woman who ran over cheating husband released from prison

A Texas woman who killed her cheating husband by repeatedly running him over with her car has been been released from...

This allegedly wasn't the first time this white Yale student called the cops on a person of color

A second black Yale University student has alleged that the same white student whom officers admonished this week for...

14-year-old in custody after shooting at a California high school

A 14-year-old boy is in custody on suspicion of shooting a teen in the arm at a Southern California high school Frida...

Georgia police officer resigns over treatment of woman during traffic stop

A suburban Atlanta police officer resigned after his department said he used foul language and inappropriate tactics ...

When Kelly says these immigrants can't fit in, historians hear 'echo from the past'

The similarity was so striking, it made Alan Kraut laugh."It's like an echo from the past," the American Unive...

When Southwest 1380's engine failed, the cockpit was so loud the pilots had to use hand signals to communicate

When an engine failed on a Southwest Airlines flight last month, pilot Tammie Jo Shults didn't panic. Instead, she fe...

Delaware becomes first US state to fully ban child marriage

Delaware has made history as the first state in the nation to ban child marriage under all circumstances.Democ...

She went on one date - ONE DATE -- and then bombarded him with 65,000 text messages, police say

You think you've been on a bad date? We're pretty sure it went nothing like this.A Phoenix-area man went on a ...

Migrant mother Gabriela Hernandez is almost relieved to be in detention after a hellish journey through Mexico

Gabriela Hernandez is being held in government detention. Yet, this is the happiest she has been in weeks.Comp...

Baltimore's top cop, facing charges over not filing taxes, is suspended with pay

Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa was suspended with pay Friday amid charges that he failed to file incom...

This is why everyday racial profiling is so dangerous

The headlines pop up with alarming frequency: People of color going about their daily business -- ...

Sonia Sotomayor Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of Sonia Sotomayo...

US apologized after Canadian minister was asked to remove turban

He had passed the usual security checks at Detroit Metro Airport but that was not enough. Then he was asked to remove...

School's first female black student president was the target of a racist attack. Now she's suing over the 'troll storm' that followed

After Taylor Dumpson became the first female African-American president of American University's student government, ...

Florida deputy saves unresponsive baby's life

Deputy Jeremie Nix was on his way home when a woman flagged him down and told him her baby was unresponsive.Sh...

5 things for May 11: White House, Niger ambush, Hawaii volcano

Thinking about moving to a new city and need some money in your pocket? Then check out the ...

Package detonates outside Texas church weeks after unexploded bomb found in the same city

Police are continuing to investigate an explosion outside an Episcopal church in southeast Texas.A package was...

Pulitzer Prize board investigates chairman over misconduct allegations

The Pulitzer Prize Board is investigating author Junot D-az over allegations of misconduct, it said in a statement Fr...

Suspect charged in fatal road rage stabbing of Air National Guard member

A motorist who previously served time for murder was charged Thursday with fatally stabbing a Missouri Air National G...

Threat of violent explosions in Hawaii forces authorities to close national park again

A week after the Kilauea volcano erupted, the future of thousands of people in Hawaii's Big Island remains uncertain....

Volcanic ash. Acid rain. And now massive boulders? All the calamities Hawaii is facing

Things at Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano are kicking up.The volcano has already been oozing lava, which has...

Officer who choked former football player during violent arrest is fired

A Georgia police officer who choked former NFL prospect Desmond Marrow during an arrest in December has been fired, o...

Four men charged with hate crimes in beatings after pride parade

Four men face hate crime-related felony offenses in an attack on two men after Miami Beach's pride parade in April, t...

Feds say Baltimore police commissioner did not file taxes

Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa faces federal charges for failing to file his income tax returns for th...

2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts

Here is a look at the 2018 ...

Skeletal remains recovered near Hart family crash site

Authorities have recovered skeletal remains near the site where the Hart family's SUV went off the road in Mendocino ...

Andrew Young Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of ...

Nurse charged in the death of H.R. McMaster's father

A nurse has been charged in the death of H.R. McMaster Sr., the father of President Donald Trump's former national se...

Yale officers admonished the white student who called police on a napping black student

The Yale University police officers who were called to investigate a ...

Why 80% of American Muslims fast during Ramadan. (It's not about the food.)

Ramadan, the Muslim holy month, begins next week, which means Muslim children in school and adults at work will be me...

As Texas officials investigate, Nassar survivors say they want Karolyis to face charges

Survivors of Larry Nassar's abuse say USA Gymnastics coach Martha Karolyi knew in 2015 that the team doctor had been ...

Larry Nassar victims say Texas isn't seriously investigating Karolyi Ranch

Young women abused by Larry Nassar called on Texas officials to investigate what USA Gymnastics coach Martha Karolyi ...

A black Yale graduate student took a nap in her dorm's common room. So a white student called police

A white person voices suspicions about an innocuous person of color. Police are summoned. And the encounter is posted...

Three black people checked out of their Airbnb rental. Then someone called the police on them

At first, Kelly Fyffe-Marshall's stay in Rialto, California, was ending pretty normally. She and her three friends --...

A sign in Maryland tells liberals to get their guns if they try to impeach Trump

It's not uncommon to see political signs dotting the roadways; it's an election year, after all.But one politi...

Body recovered from Florida pond

Deputies recovered a body from a retention pond in Orlando, Florida, Thursday morning, a day after a witness saw a te...

First lava, now ballistic projectiles. Explosive eruptions added to list of fears for Hawaii residents

Zivile Roditis has spent the last week anxiously watching the Kilauea volcano, belching and churning molten lava into...

5 things for May 10: American detainees, Israel and Iran, and Hawaii eruptions

A drug developed to treat osteoporosis may have an intriguing side effect -- ...

A Utah teen called her mom to talk. Her mother heard a fatal attack begin

As was typical, 15-year-old Baleigh Bagshaw got home from school shortly after 3 p.m. Monday and then called her moth...

Hawaii could face volcanic smog, acid rain -- and blast projectiles

After surviving earthquakes and molten ...

White man accused of trying to hire hit man to kill black neighbor

A white South Carolina man is accused of trying to hire a hit man through a white supremacist group to kill his black...

Here's what Hawaii's volcano eruption looks like -- by the numbers

If the images of liquid fire don't grab you, these staggering numbers from the Kilauea volcano eruption might....

John Edwards Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of John Edw...

In 1924, explosions on Kilauea sent tons of rock flying. Will that happen again?

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano appears to be mimicking behavior last seen in 1924, when it morphed from producing slow-movi...

If you're stopped by the NYPD an officer will now give you a business card in case you want the bodycam footage

Starting this month, if you get stopped by a police officer in New York City and are not arrested, you may be handed ...

California Energy Commission approves plan requiring solar panels on new homes

People wanting to buy a new home in California may soon face an additional upfront expense: solar panels that will re...

Here's who might replace disgraced New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's remarkable fall from grace has left an unexpected opening in the state'...

Police search for 4 to 6 bodies at site where Michigan child killer buried teen

Police and the FBI began a third day of searching a southeast Michigan field Wednesday in hopes of uncovering clues i...

Tens of thousands of Louisiana residents could face eviction from nursing and group homes

More than 30,000 Medicaid recipients in Louisiana, many in nursing or group homes, could lose their benefits and face...

The many ways Eric Schneiderman, now accused of abuse, publicly promoted women's rights

For years, Eric Schneiderman, the former New York attorney general, portrayed himself as a strong advocate for women....

Delta flight evacuated after smoke filled the cabin and passengers 'began to freak out'

Smoke inside the cabin of a Delta Air Lines flight forced passengers to evacuate the plane via emergency slides and o...

Connecticut legislators vote to ban bump stocks on firearms

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy said he plans to ban bump stocks and other gun enhancements that increase the rate of ...

Mormon church to end 105-year relationship with the Boy Scouts

The Mormon church is parting ways with the Boy Scouts of America after more than a century....

NY prosecutors to investigate assault allegations against Eric Schneiderman

Prosecutors in multiple jurisdictions will investigate the assault allegations that led to the resignation of New Yor...

Hawaii volcano eruption brings new evacuation order

Two new vents from the erupting Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island prompted officials on Tuesday afternoon to ord...

California may become the first state to require solar panels on new homes

People wanting to buy a new home in California may soon face an additional upfront expense -- solar panels that will ...

In rural Illinois, officials are creating 'sanctuary' counties to protect gun owners from new laws

We've all heard of "sanctuary cities" for immigrants. Now several counties in rural Illinois are using the same conce...

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