A joint investigation by The Associated Press and the Houston Chronicle shows that the extent of Hurricane Harvey's toxic assault on the environment was more widespread than authorities publicly reported
Peru's new president has scarce experience governing but is known as a consensus builder who might have a shot at bridging divides after one of the most-bitter political crises in the Andean nation's recent history
A Utah woman has been sentenced to nearly 50 years in prison for helping her husband as he killed two Northern California sheriff's deputies in 2014
Investigators are trying to determine why a 51-year-old man drove a flaming minivan loaded with propane tanks through a major Northern California Air Force base, saying the driver had no known links to terrorism
In an op-ed for the Washington Post, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said that he denies any "lack of candor" and that he did not knowingly mislead investigators.
Oregon's attorney general says she is reviewing whether to launch an investigation of Facebook, including whether it violated a state law aimed at protecting online customers' private information
A grand jury indictmen says a waterslide once hyped for being the highest in the world was known to be a "deadly weapon" before a 10-year-old boy boarded it at a Kansas water park and was sent down the 17-story drop, where he was decapitated.
Lawyers for the state are arguing that Arkansas' prison director has long had the power to determine a death row inmate's sanity and that now isn't the time to change the way it moves prisoners closer to their executions
Peru's new President Martin Vizcarra is promising to fight corruption and heal the bitter wounds left by a vote-buying scandal that abruptly forced his predecessor from office