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Los Angeles County has announced a stay-home order as coronavirus cases surge out of control in the nation’s most populous county.
The acting U.S. defense secretary has visited Somalia to meet with U.S. troops.
Republicans have picked up their 11th seat overall in the U.S. House and the third seat in California.
The Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, no longer requiring federal death sentences to be carried out by lethal injection and clearing the way...
A tiny Saw-whet owl was found stuck inside this year’s Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center in 30 Rock last week, and thanks to some wonderful environmentalists, Rocky th...
Christmas tree growers who have faced increased interest in artificial trees in recent years say demand for real, fresh-cut evergreens is strong this season.
As coronavirus cases are surging around the country, some colleges and universities are rethinking some of their plans for next semester.
After months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy, Black Friday is offering a small beacon of hope.
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A $200 million account set aside as part of Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy case is going unused because attorneys involved in lawsuits against the OxyContin maker can't agree...
Describing it as “something out of the 1930s,” authorities say a former guard and two others stole more than $1.7 million from an armored car parked outside an Atlantic C...
Former President Barack Obama is already a million-selling author and also a prize-winning author.
The cancellation of the beloved Christmas Drawing in Norcatur, Kansas, is shining a spotlight on a global coronavirus pandemic that has reached deep into rural America.
Fox News has reached a settlement with the parents of Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee who was killed in 2016.
Prosecutors say California’s system for paying unemployment benefits is so dysfunctional that the state approved more than $140 million for at least 20,000 prisoners.
Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer who inspired the “Freedom Rides," has died at the age of 83.
Two women who were detained in northern Montana by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents for speaking Spanish while shopping at a convenience store have reached a mon...
State and local officials nationwide are imposing new restrictions and pleading with the public in an increasingly desperate attempt to stop the explosive coronavirus spr...
The federal prison system will be among the first to receive the coronavirus vaccine, though initial allotments of the vaccine will be given to staff and not to inmates, ...
Despite emphatic warnings from public health authorities to stay home for Thanksgiving, millions of Americans are crowding the nation’s airports ahead of the holiday, man...
Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca says late-stage trials showed its vaccine was up to 90% effective as it becomes the third major drug company to report late-stage resul...
The federal government has recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election.
A toy safety advocacy group has released its annual list of potentially dangerous toys.
The coronavirus pandemic has hurt the U.S. seafood industry due to a precipitous fall in imports and exports and a drop in catch of some species.
Millions of Americans bought tickets to fly somewhere for Thanksgiving before the nation’s top public health agency pleaded with them not to travel for the holiday.
China is lashing out at Washington over its withdrawal from the “Open Skies Treaty” with Russia, saying the move undermines military trust and transparency and imperils f...
The switch to remote learning in rural New Mexico has left some students profoundly isolated — cut off from others and the grid by sheer distance.
A large contingent of observers supporting President Donald Trump are making their presence felt in Wisconsin's partial election recount.
The lines for free COVID-19 tests stretch for blocks and hours in cities where people feel the dual strain of the coronavirus surge and holiday plans.