The company purchasing the assets of a railroad responsible for a fiery oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec plans to resume…
Unemployment rates fell in nearly all U.S. states last month, and half the states now have rates below 6 percent. The figures are a sign of …
President Barack Obama’s new homeland security secretary is offering his first public hints at executive action the administration might tak…
A 34-year-old woman posed as a teenager to enroll as sophomore at a small private high school in East Texas.
Three roommates who bought a lumpy old sofa at a thrift store found $40,000 in cash stashed inside.
A federal judge Thursday upheld registration requirements that are part of the gun laws in the nation’s capital.
General Motors recalled an additional 2.7 million vehicles Thursday as a deep dive into safety issues.
Labor organizers turned up the pressure on McDonald’s and other fast-food chains to raise worker pay.
A police commissioner in a predominantly white New Hampshire town says he won’t apologize for calling President Barack Obama the N-word.
Prosecutors in New Jersey say a missing woman found in a shallow grave was buried alive.
Tears in her eyes, firefighter widow Maureen Fanning emerged Thursday from the new Sept. 11 museum deep beneath ground zero, unable to bring…
Police officer’s act of kindness goes viral, prompting him to start a non-profit children’s charity.
Traffic camera video shows man slam motorcycle head-on into SUV, then walk away.
Senate Republicans blocked a bill Thursday that would renew more than 50 expired tax breaks affecting millions of businesses and individuals…
A wildfire near the Southern California city of San Marcos has suddenly roared to life and is burning near homes.
Police say registered sex offender killed Army Medic Kelli Bordeaux and hid remains just miles from the bar where she was last seen.
Freeing 276 Nigerian girls from the terrorist group Boko Haram is now one of the U.S. government’s top priorities.
A jury began deliberating Thursday afternoon in a former Anheuser-Busch executive’s gender discrimination lawsuit against the company.