On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
A lawsuit has been filed over the recent auction of a 1942 Oscar awarded to the art director of the film “My Gal Sal.”
The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season prompted a tropical storm warning for the entire North Carolina coast.
The Justice Department said the Hobby Lobby decision essentially endorses the accommodation the administration already has made to faith-aff…
Police find unresponsive 2-year-old in hot car; parents drinking in nearby bar.
The parents of a severely autistic boy were arrested after investigators determined the 11-year-old had been kept in a large metal cage.
Security camera captures massive Philadelphia food truck explosion that left 12 injured.
A federal judge ordered a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks to remain in U.S. custody.
Robert McDonald may face his toughest challenge yet in fixing the huge, scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.
U.S. and Japanese scientists who reported that they’d found a startlingly simple way to make stem cells withdrew that claim Wednesday.
In the U.S., 53 percent of dogs are overweight or obese.
Forecasts showed Arthur potentially skimming the Outer Banks, a string of narrow barrier islands prone to flooding but popular for beachgoer…
A rocket carrying a NASA satellite lit up the pre-dawn skies Wednesday on a mission to track the chief culprit behind global warming.
Some were die-hard soccer fans. Others were newcomers, spurred on by the rising tide of support for the national team in the world’s biggest…
Michelle Janine Howard becomes #2 Admiral in Navy.
The funeral for former Senate Majority Leader Howard H. Baker Jr. is getting underway in his rural Tennessee hometown near the Kentucky stat…
De Bruyne gave an attacking Belgium the lead in the 93rd minute, finally getting a shot past U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard. Lukaku made it 2-0 …
Detroit man reunited with Corvette 33 years after it was stolen.
Immigration officials overwhelmed by influx of unaccompanied children fleeing Central America.
Cedar Rapids police say the body of a teenager swept into a storm drain has been found more than a mile away in a lake.
New CDC study finds wide discrepancy in where powerful opiod painkillers are being prescribed.
Tornados, heavy rain and flooding take their toll.
Supreme Court justices found more common ground than usual this year.
Iraq is increasingly turning to other governments like Iran, Russia and Syria to help beat back a rampant insurgency because it cannot wait …
Republicans aggressively cheered the high court’s decision, but their leaders concede that their party must tread carefully.