Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers.
Cass Ballenger, a nine-term congressman who also served more than a decade in the North Carolina Legislature, died Wednesday. He was 88.
It may be hard to believe for a country that’s shivering from Maine to Miami, but 2014 has gotten off to a rather toasty start.
“This attack was viewed as an attack on the marathon itself … and an attack on the city of Boston.”
Colorado already is being sued by two neighboring states for legalizing marijuana. Now, the state faces an additional federal lawsuit from i…
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, a sign that a recent string of strong job gains may continue.
U.S. officials and Mueller’s family confirmed the death of the 26-year-old from Prescott, Arizona, earlier this month after she was captured…
A coroner says a mix-up at the state crime lab led to a family burying the wrong body during a closed-casket funeral.
The young people who learn martial arts at a studio north of Detroit are not considered students.
The White House, in its annual report to Congress, also warns that despite the U.S. relative economic strength, slowdowns abroad still pose …
Couple involved in online pornography.
A watch collector spotted a rare Swiss timepiece in a Phoenix secondhand store, bought it on sale for $5.99 and then sold it for $35,000.
The White House says President Barack Obama has chosen Secret Service Acting Director Joe Clancy to fill the position permanently.
A 91-year-old Ohio man who said he killed his ailing wife to end her suffering has been released from prison early after serving six months.
A university student has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing and wounding his roommate in their dormitory on a Northern California campus…
Associated Press photos of the animals featured at the 2015 edition of the iconic dog show.
The lawsuit claims UPS shipped unstamped cigarettes from at least six unlicensed vendors on Indian reservations.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s incoming governor, Kate Brown, faces a monumental challenge as she takes the reins of a state government mired i…
In the trial of a former Marine accused of fatally shooting two men including the author of “American Sniper.”
Energy Star certification, a standard seal of approval for energy efficiency, has been expanded to include another major household appliance…
Leading some to suggest even tougher requirements that industry representatives say would be prohibitively costly.
In recent months, the stage seemed set for American consumers to do what they’ve traditionally done best: Spend money — and drive the econom…
State officials say temporarily executive order immigration block is a victory for Kansas.
Number comes with some asterisks
A female high school teacher accused of having sex with six male students is now facing a 40-count indictment in New Jersey.