A day after two journalists were slain on live television, their colleagues at a Virginia morning newscast returned to the air with memories, tears and a determination to carry on the victims' dedication to the news.
Thirty-year veteran teacher Twila Smith had scarcely started a new school year when a 14-year-old freshman entered her world studies class and drew a gun Tuesday.
For the second time in a week a popular Hawaii beach was closed Thursday after sewage from a treatment plant spilled near the ocean.
Authorities say a South Florida man told a prostitute that he was a police officer and that he would arrest her if she refused to have sex without a condom.
A man convicted of stabbing five people to death at a Denver bar and setting the business on fire will not be executed and instead will serve a lifelong prison sentence, a jury decided Thursday.
A leading Polish cultural official said Thursday he is "convinced" of the existence of a Nazi treasure train that has been missing for 70 years and which two men claim to have found recently.
Washington's National Zoo said one of its two newborn panda cubs died Wednesday after three and a half days.
A woman preparing to give birth to conjoined twins in Colorado has been told one of the babies won't survive.
If you look closely, there is a difference in the hands and feet of 1-year-old Max and 4-year-old Payton
Airline fare wars are making a comeback.
Colorado theater shooter James Holmes was formally sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday, more than three years after he carefully planned and executed a merciless attack on hundreds of defenseless moviegoers who were watching a midnight Batman premiere.
Authorities say the body of a baby has been found in a trash bin at a South Carolina apartment complex.
A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death during a live television interview Wednesday by a gunman who recorded himself carrying out the killings and posted the video on social media after fleeing the scene.
A guide mauled to death by a lion, put himself between tourists and the charging animal, during an attack in the same park where Cecil the lion once roamed, a Zimbabwean tour group said.
The first four of the female enlisted sailors selected for the Navy's "silent service" began training this week at submarine school in Groton, the latest milestone in the elimination of one of the U.S. military's few remaining gender barriers.
Prosecutors on Tuesday began reviewing evidence and considering whether charges should be filed against Caitlyn Jenner in a traffic collision that killed a woman on a coastal California highway.
The head of an Indianapolis gymnastics academy has been charged with child molestation and child pornography after authorities said thousands of explicit images of children were found in his possession.
A 14-year-old boy with a handgun held several students and a teacher hostage in a West Virginia high school classroom Tuesday afternoon before he let them go after negotiations and surrendered, State Police said. No injuries were reported.
Searchers on Tuesday found the body of a city building official who went missing in a landslide.
It was a frightening and dangerous scene: A Louisiana state trooper lay bleeding on the ground as a man rifled through his pockets and tried to take the immobile officer's handgun from his holster.
The Napa Valley Wine Train issued an apology Tuesday to a book club that includes mostly black women who said they were booted from a tasting tour because of their race.
Four weeks away from the pope's visit to the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, friction is mounting as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Roman Catholics lobby for a broader role in the event and organizers move to limit them.
A casino bus crashed into a three-story brick building Monday, sheering off a large part of the structure and injuring six people, authorities said.
n Air Force technical sergeant who fled Illinois earlier this year while awaiting a court-martial will spend 25 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to child sexual assault charges.
The hack of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday.
After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert the bloodshed they've been threatening each other with for weeks.
A federal judge is set to decide whether Chicago police officers should have received overtime pay for answering work-related calls and emails after hours, a case that could help clarify what it means for an employee to be off the clock in the age of smartphones.
U.S. stock markets sank in morning trading Monday in a wave of fear that circled the globe after a historic plunge in Chinese stocks.