Lawyers for the man charged with killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater asked the Supreme Court to require a Fox News reporter to identify her sources for a story about the defendant.
Los Angeles police say they've solved the case of a severed human head found two years ago near the Hollywood sign.
Two former state correctional officers are going to federal prison for conspiring in the severe beating of an inmate at Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown in 2008.
A substitute teacher and five students at a suburban Cleveland high school face charges after police say a 14-year-old developmentally disabled boy was bullied in gym class.
An elderly woman who suffers from Alzheimer's disease lived with her husband's body for a month after he died not realizing what happened, authorities said Monday.
A judge in Jacksonville is postponing until Friday a decision on whether he will sentence a Florida man convicted of attempted murder during a confrontation over loud music ahead of the 47-year-old software developer's retrial on first-degree murder.
Authorities say a 31-year-old family friend has been arrested in the deaths of a mother and two young children in Canon (CAN'-yun) City, Colo.
A broker who says he gave $36,000 to Arkansas' former treasurer to help her during a rough patch in her life says he received more than $2 million in commissions for business he did for the state.
McDonald's is fighting to hold onto customers in the U.S. — and all that snow didn't help.
On the edge of the SoHo neighborhood downtown, The Henley Vaporium is an intimate hipster hangout with overstuffed chairs, exposed brick, friendly counter help — but no booze.
Cocaine use dropped sharply across the United States from 2006 to 2010, while marijuana consumption jumped significantly during the same period, a new RAND study finds.
Aretha Franklin has much R-E-S-P-E-C-T for President Barack Obama — regardless of his spelling skills.
U.S. stocks are moving lower in midday trading following disappointing economic news from China and Japan.
McDonald's is fighting to hold onto customers amid intensifying competition.
An extensive search has revealed no sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. What authorities say is known as of Monday evening:
A retired United Methodist Church minister accused of breaking church law by officiating his son's same-sex wedding had his case dropped by a New York bishop Monday, just a few months after another minister was defrocked for the same thing.
A western Pennsylvania woman was among the 239 people aboard a Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared en route to Beijing over the weekend, her employer said Monday.
The Rev. Al Sharpton led several hundred people on a march to the state Capitol on Monday to protest Florida's "stand your ground" law.
China's Communist Party has launched its biggest anti-corruption campaign in years, under pressure from an increasingly prosperous and demanding public. However, the party's methods for extracting confessions expose its 85 million members and their close associates to the risk of abuse. Experts estimate at least several thousand people are secretly detained every year for weeks or months under a system that exists outside the law.
Two drivers involved in a Los Angeles-area car crash each suffered hundreds of bee stings after one of the vehicles hit a tree and disturbed a hive.