The Arkansas Supreme Court says it won't allow a judge who demonstrated against the death penalty the same day he blocked the state from using a lethal injection drugs to resume hearing execution cases
The man charged with killing two North Carolina university students and wounding four others in their classroom in April has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.
A US judge has halted tree-cutting activities across thousands of square miles of the Southwest until federal agencies can get a better handle on how to monitor the population of a threatened owl.
The leaders of Germany's governing parties are meeting Thursday to thrash out the final details of a plan to cut the country's greenhouse gas emissions, a day before protesters plan to descend on Berlin demanding climate action
The Trump administration is threatening to cut grant funding to a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University
Prosecutors began presenting evidence Thursday to a judge who will decide whether a man should face trial on charges of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue on the last day of Passover, killing a woman and injuring three other people
The condition of a 6-year-old boy is improving, a day after his three siblings were killed when their horse-drawn buggy was struck on a rural Michigan road
Walgreens and a Google affiliate are testing drone deliveries that can put drugstore products on customer doorsteps minutes after being ordered
Officials in Houston say there have been more than 1,000 rescues and evacuations because of rising waters caused by the remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda
Authorities say a man suspected of killing his wife and four children and driving around with their bodies has returned to Florida to face murder charges
The former administrator for Iowa's third-largest city is suing the area's biggest newspaper, claiming that its coverage was unfair and cost him his job, in a case that has alarmed advocates for press freedom
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau need only look to the United States for lessons on how to survive the furor over a photo of him in brownface at a costume party nearly two decades ago
A private notice sent to the top officials of a Utah school district about an ex-employee threatening to kill people has been publicly shared and caused panic among students