The U.S. government will pay $925,000 and improve worker safety to settle a lawsuit over employee exposure to chemical vapors at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site.
Three computer hackers whose "botnet" known as Mirai virtually paralyzed chunks of the Internet in 2016 have received light sentences after helping the FBI with cybercrime and cybersecurity.
A prosecutor says a North Dakota man accused of helping to kill a pregnant woman tightened a rope around her neck after his girlfriend sliced the baby from the victim's womb.
Authorities confirm two detainees drowned when a van was swept away in rising flood waters in South Carolina.
Yellowstone National Park officials say they have ticketed a man caught on video walking dangerously close to Old Faithful geyser.
The town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, is known for a string of highly esteemed mayors, one of whom died this week.
A top U.S. Justice Department official says it's doubling the amount of federal funding for tribal public safety and crime victims as it seeks to tackle the high-rates of violence against Native American women.
Florence shows how politics has been drawn into coverage of major storms.
A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed a lawsuit by 60 former professional wrestlers who claimed World Wrestling Entertainment failed to protect them from repeated head trauma.
Bill Cosby's trial judge rejects defense motion to step down from the sex assault case before Monday's sentencing hearing near Philadelphia.
Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died.
One provision of the Republican tax overhaul looms large in several tight congressional races this fall, especially in California and New Jersey.
Jon Burge, a former Chicago police commander who was linked to numerous cases of misconduct and abuse of suspects, has died in Florida.
Two female detainees have drowned when a van was swept away in rising South Carolina flood waters.
Police are responding to a report of an active shooter in a commercial building in the southern Wisconsin community of Middleton.
Women allegedly killed by Border Patrol supervisor in Texas endured trying lives.
Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic rain and floods.
A school district near San Francisco has become the latest to adopt a dress code allowing midriff-baring shirts and short shorts that it says is less sexist.
Elizabeth Smart says the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 fell short on her apology.
Voting integrity advocates had argued Georgia's electronic voting machines are unreliable and vulnerable to hacking, but a federal judge says forcing the state to change its system to paper ballots before the midterm elections is too risky.