Democrat Gil Cisneros wins GOP-held US House seat in Southern California, cements stunning political realignment that leaves vast swath of Los Angeles metro area under Democratic control.
California's governor is expressing optimism that President Donald Trump will support the state as it deals with raging wildfires.
Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon whose career highlight may have been a trip on the space shuttle, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday.
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 21 women, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, and almost half of the 32 winners are immigrants or first-generation Americans.
Former New York City Mayor and businessman Michael Bloomberg is donating nearly $2 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University.
Many of the nearly 3,000 migrants who have reached the border with California say they do not feel welcome in the Mexican city of Tijuana.
Northern California crews braced for strong winds, with gusts up to 50mph, that could erode gains they've made against the country's deadliest wildfire in a century.
Officials say an employee at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho was killed after an explosion Saturday that also injured three workers and heavily damaged a building.
'Stay tuned': Andrew Gillum, Florida's first black nominee for governor, concedes hard-fought race against Republican Ron DeSantis but vows to remain politically active.
The death of an inmate following an incident at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide.
At 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' lands, fans will be able to pilot the Millennium Falcon and face off with Kylo Ren in an epic battle, Disney announced on Saturday.
Authorities say a man who disappeared on the last day of his 2008 murder trial has been captured in Mexico and returned to Texas.
The midterm elections have provided a case study on the consequences of how congressional and state legislative districts are drawn.
Democrat Andrew Gillum is officially ending his bid for Florida governor, congratulates Republican opponent Ron DeSantis.
Latest Florida recount adds to state's reputation for bungling elections.
Residents of the housing project near the Queens location where Amazon would make its New York City home have mixed reactions to the global behemoth coming to the neighborhood.
A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan has been remembered at a public funeral as a man of commitment, confidence and compassion.
Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences.
Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with PTSD in a small experiment.