Police say a 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun at a Cleveland recreation center was shot and wounded by a responding officer.
The snow has stopped falling and the New York State Thruway is reopening, but the worries aren't over in western New York.
Ireland is lauding President Barack Obama’s executive orders granting new rights to millions of people living illegally in the United […]
Authorities in Tallahassee, Florida describe the man who opened fire Thursday in a Florida State University library as having been […]
Officials in Erie County, New York, say some 30 building collapses have been reported in the Buffalo area from the […]
President Obama tells the American people he's taking action on immigration because the time has come.
The Senate's top Republican is warning that President Barack Obama will ``come to regret'' the steps he'll be announcing tonight on immigration.
A CNN report implying fundraising groups and the Republican Party used twitter to share coded information, possibly violating election law, might be difficult to prove.
A small twin-engine cargo plane has crashed into a home on Chicago’s southwest side. Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says […]
The United States Senate’s expected to vote this evening on the Keystone XL pipeline project, which would move oil from […]
The University of Kansas and Kansas State University are joining a massive, long term study on climate change and land use change.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency in Ferguson ahead of a grand jury decision in the shooting death of a black teenager.
A report released Monday says one in 30 American children were homeless at some point in 2013, an all-time high.
Philadelphia’s mayor says it’s a “joyous day.” Michael Nutter says the upcoming visit by Pope Francis to Philadelphia will be […]
A Nebraska hospital says an Ebola patient being treated in its biocontainment unit has died. Nebraska Medical Center said in […]
The trouble began at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota. It’s torn at the core of the nuclear Air […]
Hoping to build off recent bans in Europe and India, opponents of animal testing in cosmetics plan to make a […]
The second sign-up season under President Barack Obama’s health overhaul opens Saturday, and the hope is that consumers will have […]
A food safety manager says dirty conditions and poor food handling endangered customers at Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums in Kansas City.
A St. Louis County town that neighbors Ferguson, Missouri, is warning residents to prepare for potential unrest that may follow the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case.
Kansas City police say a man died and a suspect is in custody after a shooting downtown near City Hall.
The Library of Congress continues to expand the largest oral history program in the nation.
The U.S. military says it's identified the remains of 18-year-old Army Sgt. Michael J. Barra more than 60 years after he died in the Korean War.
A New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola nearly three weeks ago is set to be released from a hospital today. […]
Nurse Kaci Hickox passes 21-day incubation period for Ebola; no signs of virus.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has issued an order blocking gay marriage in Kansas.
U.S. Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins agrees with her party's leaders President Obama would poison bipartisan work on Capitol Hill if he acts to ease deportations of illegal immigrants.
The U.S. Postal Service says it’s the victim of a cyberattack and that information about its employees, including Social Security […]
Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets called pods have landed more than 700 U.S. children in the hospital in […]
President Barack Obama says concerns about North Korea’s nuclear program didn’t come up during negotiations for the release of two […]
Pizza Hut is giving its menu a makeover to combat declining sales.
The White House on Friday emphasized its commitment to defusing continued tensions over the Ferguson police shooting.
Three days after voters registered their sourness about the U.S. economy, the government says employers added a solid 214,000 jobs […]
Today, President Barack Obama meets at the White House with Democratic and Republican leaders. It’s a chance to break bread […]
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court decision upholding gay marriage bans will likely delay the issuance of same sex marriage licenses in Kansas.
The new “Star Wars” film has a title. Walt Disney Pictures announced Thursday that the movie previously known only as […]
Officials say HealthCare.gov has gotten cybersecurity upgrades ahead of a Nov. 15 start for the second open enrollment season under […]
President Barack Obama is telling Americans who voted for change: "I hear you.''
America has awoken to a new political dynamic today, with sharper dividing lines in an already divided government following yesterday’s […]
Democratic challenger Paul Davis has conceded the Kansas governor's race to Republican incumbent Sam Brownback.
Republicans aren’t yet done adding to their numbers in the Senate. They’ve now won more than the six seats they […]
There are about 10 Senate races that have been drawing much of the attention.
Police say the 81-year-old Democratic nominee in the race for a U.S. House seat in eastern Oklahoma has died following a traffic accident.
Publishing giant Conde Nast is the first business to begin moving in to the One World Trade Center today.
The Homeland Security Department is adding new screening requirements for Europeans and other travelers from countries for which a visa […]
A Detroit-area couple who met in a support group for weight loss surgery patients has gotten married after losing a […]
Bilionaire Richard Branson's dream of launching paying customers into space has suffered a serious setback with Friday's fatal crash of the Virgin Galactic rocket.
A Maine judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who […]
Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift […]
A suspect who led police on a seven-week manhunt after a fatal ambush outside a rural state police barracks appeared […]
The average price of gasoline in the U.S. hit $3 a gallon today, and should soon drop below the benchmark […]
The National Guard is deploying troops to a rural Hawaii town as lava makes a slow crawl toward a major road.
An Ohio city has agreed to rehire an American arrested and detained in North Korea for nearly six months while criticizing his decision to travel there.
The Missouri Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man convicted of sexually assaulting a 63-year-old woman and beating her to death with a hammer.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors like Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season. […]
Prosecutors in Poland have questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski at the request of U.S. prosecutors who are seeking his extradition on […]
Just how would Independent Senate Candidate Greg Orman caucus if there were a split vote in the Senate...50 Republicans and 49 Dems - which would equal 50 with VP Joe Biden's vote?
An Associated Press review of readiness at U.S. hospitals and other medical facilities shows that the nation’s health care apparatus […]
A man who disappeared during last week’s Denver Broncos game told police he had “his fill of football” and walked […]
Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch […]
Federal regulators say the engineer of a commuter train that derailed in New York City last year, killing four people, […]
Lowe’s is testing whether robots can improve customer service in its stores. The machines look like white columns with two […]
Spider-Man, X-Men and The Hulk will loom large in a federal appeals court as Disney battles for the rights to […]
Several former judges will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the execution of a Missouri man because they say a mistake by his attorneys denied him his right to a federal court appeal.
Authorities officially released the names and causes of death of one of the victims and the gunman killed during the […]
President Barack Obama is taking executive actions today in an effort to bolster manufacturing in the United States.
President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science _ not fear _ as it responds to Ebola. […]
The Secret Service says the 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged […]
The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, is resigning amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had overstated its projected profits.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling could affect the case of a Kansas couple imprisoned for a moneymaking conspiracy at a pain clinic linked to 68 overdose deaths.
The lawyer for an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at […]
The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have […]
Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of change to a state where the […]
The nation’s largest servicer of subprime mortgages has engaged in abuses that could potentially harm hundreds of thousands of borrowers, […]
All passengers arriving in the United States whose travel originates in Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea will be required to […]
A top World Health Organization official says the hunt for an Ebola vaccine will produce data about whether they are […]
The mayor of Gary, Indiana says that a man who confessed to killing one woman and led police to the […]
President Barack Obama says the United States can't just cut itself off from West Africa even though Ebola is raging there.
A disbarred St. Peters lawyer who fled the country has been sentenced to 44 months in federal prison and ordered to repay more than $200,000.
Carnival Cruise Lines says the Texas health care worker who is on board the Carnival Magic cruise ship is in isolation and is ``not deemed to be a risk'' to passengers or crew members.
A key arts panel has approved a revised design for a memorial to honor President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, which could clear the way for groundbreaking.
Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the […]
Arkansas’ highest court has struck down a state law that requires voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot. […]
We live in the age of information and disinformation, the latter largely spread by the Internet. The latest falsity on […]
Health officials are alerting airline passengers who were on the same flight as a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with […]
A police inspector says a complaint for murder has been filed in the Philippines accusing a U.S. Marine of killing […]
A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two […]
The Federal Aviation Administration says a small plane bound for Lawrence, Kansas has crashed in a Chicago suburb.
Former Kansas State University football player David Garrett was shot and killed outside a nightclub in Cleveland, Ohio, this weekend.
Police have released the name of a Kansas City man who was killed during an altercation with officers. The man […]
New Jersey officials have issued a mandatory quarantine order for members of an NBC crew that was exposed to a […]
Authorities say a journal left by ambush suspect Eric Frein provides a “cold-blooded and absolutely chilling account” of the night […]
A New Hampshire woman was removed from a JetBlue flight after tweeting about a pilot’s sobriety testing. Lisa Carter-Knight, of […]
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has allowed same-sex marriage to begin in Nevada, clarifying that an earlier order blocking gay […]
The man being treated for Ebola in Dallas is in critical condition, after a previous report listed him as critical but stable.
An American journalist being treated for Ebola in the U.S. will receive a blood transfusion from the first American flown home this summer to recover from the deadly disease.
Health officials in Spain are scrambling to contain the Ebola virus, quarantining four people at a Madrid hospital where a […]
Officials have canceled the football season at a New Jersey high school amid allegations of harassment, intimidation and bullying. Sayreville […]
Authorities say a 4-year-old girl in Delaware passed out packets of heroin she found in her mother’s backpack to her […]
Americans are expected to spend at the highest rate in three years during what’s traditionally the busiest shopping season of […]