A district attorney is seeking up to life in prison for a woman convicted of killing her 5-year-old son by poisoning him with salt.
A white South Carolina police officer was charged with murder in the weekend shooting death of a black motorist after a traffic stop.
The U.S. Postal Service issued a stamp honoring poet Maya Angelou, but it carries a quote that apparently originated elsewhere.
Family members of 43 college students who were kidnapped last September in Mexico came to Grand Rapids to spread awareness.
Chicago-area officials are cautioning dog owners that a recent surge in cases of canine flu could last for several weeks.
A small private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament crashed in a central Illinois field, killing all seven people on board.
Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department.
The White House and Capitol were affected by widespread power outages reported across Washington and its suburbs.
Jurors in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began deliberations Tuesday.
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky entered the campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination Tuesday.
Founders is in the running for the “Best Brewery in America.”
A man found dead with his seven children in a Maryland home where power was cut had tried to keep the family warm with a generator.
The new YouTube Kids mobile app targets young children with deceptive advertising, a group of consumer advocates told the FTC.
Students from Davenport, Aquinas and Cornerstone colleges are offering free last-minute tax preparation help for low-income households.
J.D. Martinez of the Detroit Tigers has hit the first home run of the 2015 baseball season.
Rolling Stone magazine’s expose was rife with bad journalistic practice, Columbia Journalism School Dean Steve Coll said Monday.