A solar-powered airplane has landed in New York City on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.
A balloon handler has died following an accident in upstate New York.
A judge has ordered the release of documents that could reveal details about a claim that a boy told Joe Paterno that he had been molested.
Church officials say a 73-year-old retired Maine Catholic priest has been defrocked by the Vatican over sexual abuse allegations.
The second body of two men missing in a landslide at a gravel pit in southern Mississippi has been found.
President Barack Obama is urging the Senate to swiftly send him a bill to help Puerto Rico manage its staggering debt crisis.
The gunman who killed Christina Grimmie traveled to Orlando from another Florida city specifically to attack her and then shot himself.
Thousands lined the streets of Louisville Friday to say goodbye to the late great Muhammad Ali.
Muhammad Ali made his final journey through his hometown Friday.
A California mother was reunited Thursday with her abducted son, laying eyes on him for the first time in 21 years.
By a vote of 7-4, the court upheld a California law that says applicants must cite a “good cause” to obtain a concealed-carry permit.
In his endorsement, Obama said: “I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office.”
Health officials failed to force a recall of peanut butter and almond products for three months after confirmed salmonella contamination.
Efforts to recover the body of the 23-year-old Oregon man were suspended on Wednesday.
Police say a Virginia woman has died after being struck by a windblown beach umbrella in Virginia Beach.