Two pedestrians walking across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco were struck by blow darts, authorities said Saturday. More
An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has moved thousands of ancient treasures offsite and is using vibration sensors to monitor delicate items still on display while an earth-shaking demolition ...
Police in Louisiana say a man suspected of shooting two police officers in Baton Rouge has died.
Cumberland University is launching a major national project Monday — in time for Washington's Birthday — on the papers of Martin Van Buren.
A federal trial over a $100 million investors' lawsuit against Venezuela includes allegations of fraud, hints of an international criminal conspiracy and references to diamonds, junk bonds and a ...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday pushed Albania to enact a major package of judicial and legislative reforms, backed by U.S. money that also is intended to help the Balkan nation take in ...
Officials say the number of students at a Pennsylvania college reporting symptoms of a stomach illness has now topped 200, but the source of the ailment remains a mystery.
The former Texas priest who has been accused of killing a schoolteacher more than 50 years ago was known in Phoenix as a tireless charity worker.
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Five months after a deadly Northern California wildfire killed four and wiped out 1,300 homes, many survivors face personal and logistical hurdles that put full recovery years away, if ever, for some.
A sex worker who vanished in 2010 and whose remains were later found at a remote beach highway in New York -- revealed to be the dumping ground of a suspected serial killer -- may have died from ...
A Mississippi police officer was in critical condition Sunday after being shot in the face while investigating a convenience store armed robbery.
Ten-year-old Mallory Oakes loves to read – in fact, she has been doing it since before she was 2 years old. Her mother knew she had a gifted child, but those gifts would not come without challenges.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige declared a state of emergency to fight mosquito borne illnesses including dengue fever and the Zika virus.
A suspected former Nazi prison guard at Auschwitz and other death camps, Jakob Denzinger, has died in his native Croatia.
A suspected drunken driver going the wrong way on an Ohio interstate slammed head-on into an SUV, killing himself and four people inside the other vehicle early Saturday, police said.
Somalia's president says military forces have made inroads in their fight against al-Shabab militants but the key to defeating them lies in providing better opportunities for the country's youth.
Bitter temperatures and biting winds had much of the northeastern United States bundling up this weekend and the brutal weather was blamed for a deadly interstate pileup.
Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological ...
It was all in a morning’s commute for a Good Samaritan who pulled a trapped and screaming motorist from a burning car and then continued on to work, Virginia authorities said Saturday.
A man suspected of stabbing his girlfriend and all three of her small children with a kitchen knife at a New York hotel used as homeless housing was arrested after a four-day manhunt, police said ...
India says it is disappointed with the United States' decision to sell eight nuclear-capable F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan and does not believe such an arms transfer would help combat terrorism.
A Navajo Code Talker who was forced out of the home he built 60 years ago when it fell into disrepair is settling back in thanks to some extensive renovations done by volunteers.
The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the Republican debate on Saturday night (all times local): 9:20 p.m.
A dislodged manhole cover weighing more than 200 pounds went airborne and crashed through an SUV's windshield on a major highway, killing an art teacher as she drove to work during the Friday morning ...