A string of stunning losses has set off a fresh round of Republican soul-searching in California, where the party has been drifting toward irrelevance for years.
At least 63 are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the missing.
A judge has ruled that the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother's house.
As thousands of migrants in caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on doorstep of US, they won't find armed soldiers standing guard.
Bitter US Senate battle in Florida headed to legally required hand recount, while contest for Florida governor appears to be over.
Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win the Georgia governor's race, effectively ending her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp.
Paradise, California, reduced to ash in deadly wildfire, was everything its name implies: charming, friendly and historic.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing overhauling the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct.
Officials say they have contained almost half of a Northern California deadly blaze that razed a town and killed at least 63 people.
Shares of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. soared Friday after California's top utility regulator said his agency will help the company deal with potentially crippling liability costs from wildfires.
The FBI has created replicas of decoy heads used by prisoners to mount their infamous escape from Alcatraz Island in 1962.
A fight over who owns the fossils of two dinosaurs that appear to have died while locked in battle hinges on the legal definition of "mineral".
Michelle Obama says she felt anxious before giving her emotional New Hampshire speech two years ago condemning President Donald Trump for bragging about sexually assaulting a woman.
Managers at the federal government's nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico have acknowledged that there was waste in the area where a portion of the underground facility's ceiling collapsed earlier this week.
Baltimore's mayor has chosen a Texas police chief as next head of troubled force, bidding to boost public trust in a tattered department.
Commission investigating Florida school massacre expected at hearing Friday to learn more about medical response to the rampage.
A federal judge in Connecticut says thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who developed post-traumatic stress disorder but were denied Veterans Affairs benefits can sue the military.
Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences.
Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush and burying spark-prone power lines underground would give people a better chance of surviving wildfires, experts say.
Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing salmonella outbreak.
A nurse's decision to donate a kidney to a patient triggered a series of events that led to three people getting new organs at two Kansas City-area hospitals.
FDA pushes for ban on menthol in cigarettes and tightened rules to prevent sale of flavored e-cigarettes to kids.
Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with PTSD in a small experiment.
The House has passed a bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves across the lower 48 states, reopening a lengthy battle over the predator species.
New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Amazon opens its second headquarters there.
Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not stay in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.
Amazon says it will split its much-anticipated new offices between New York and a suburb of Washington, DC.
As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia, experts and historians in Seattle say both places can expect a delicate relationship with the world's hottest online retailer.
Hundreds of fire survivors are camping in a Walmart parking lot as uncertainty hangs over them like smoke still clouding the sky.
With wildfires growing deadlier across the U.S. West, experts are suggesting ways to help people survive.
Winds that fanned a deadly, destructive Southern California firestorm are fading and more areas are reopening to residents.
A man laced the atmosphere of a Baltimore theater with menace when he began shouting "Heil Hitler.
A utility facing severe financial pressure amid speculation that its equipment may have sparked a deadly California wildfire asked U.S. energy regulators last month for permission to raise its customers' monthly bills.
A pre-winter storm slammed parts of the South and lower Midwest on Wednesday, causing five deaths on slippery roads and stranding travelers for more than eight hours on an icy Arkansas interstate.
Cool weather is helping fire crews increase their containment of the Northern California deadly blaze that razed a town and killed at least 56 people.