Two 15-year-old girls died Friday in a shooting at a suburban Phoenix high school that initially caused panic among parents who could not reach their children but later emerged as a murder-suicide. More
Journalists covering student activism on the campus of the University of Missouri still face a hostile environment.
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 ...
The Latest on the turmoil at Mount St. Mary's University after an uproar over the president's plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail and offer them tuition refunds: 7:20 p.m.
Conan O'Brien was a prankster during his Harvard years, but he also credits his success to hard work in the classroom.
An Alabama woman convicted of capital murder in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter died Friday less than a year into her life-without-parole sentence for the killing.
The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and that she thinks about the victims and their families every ...
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Two of the nation's largest federal immigrant family detention centers can soon apply for residential child care licenses in Texas.
Where did El Nino go? Ten days with record heat and no rain have Californians worrying about the drought again.
Texas has become the first state to call for a ban on allowing bite mark evidence, which legal experts say is likely to reverberate in courtrooms across the U.S. The Texas Forensic Science Commission ...
Federal officials charged a suburban Detroit restaurant owner and his wife Friday with harboring immigrants who were in the U.S. without legal permission after a fire at a house he owned killed five ...
The New York Police Department says Peter Liang's partner has been fired after his involvement in the 2014 shooting death of Akai Gurley.
Firefighters on Friday contained a massive warehouse fire that burned out of control for nearly 20 hours and generated so much smoke that it was detected by weather radar and forced some school ...
A Massachusetts school bus driver charged with being drunk when he crashed his bus carrying 11 high school and middle school students into a utility pole has pleaded not guilty.
The fraternity connected to a racist chant that surfaced at the University of Oklahoma last spring says members at five other chapters acknowledged hearing the chant over the last five years.
Texas has become the first state to call for a ban on allowing bite mark evidence, which legal experts say is likely to reverberate in courtrooms across the U.S.
The Latest on the death of a woman whose vehicle was struck by a manhole cover on a Boston highway (all times local): 3:50 p.m.
Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn say a Florida man has been sentenced to 3½ years in prison for defrauding over 70 investors of $3.3 million.
FBI bomb technicians are currently in the process of clearing the Oregon wildlife refuge of possible traps or explosives that protesters may have been left behind after the last holdouts left Thursday,...