Mississippi's governor and attorney general will have to decide whether to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that is keeping the state's only abortion clinic in business.
As maybe could be predicted, Patrick Peterson's new contract last night re-ignited his social media feud with Richard Sherman.
A Florida man is accused of trying to suffocate his terminally ill father by holding his hand over the man's nose and mouth at a suburban Cleveland nursing home, police said. The 86-year-old man died a few hours later.
When voters ended marijuana prohibition in Washington, we didn't end the civic duty to not be a public jerk.
RAVE To the Capitol Hill couple who rescued our camping weekend at Mount Rainier by letting us park our vehicle at their site when the campground was full. We so appreciate their kindness.
The "Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014" seemed ideal for Sen. Kay Hagan's re-election bid in politically divided North Carolina, where many people like to hunt and fish. Her bill would open more federal lands to hunters, and conservation groups liked it too.
The son of a North Carolina-based missionary says his mother is fighting the Ebola virus while in isolation in Liberia.
New York City officials are turning up the heat on Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statue of Liberty impersonators -- Times Square costumed characters who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.
Seattle voters will have a great opportunity to provide continued support to our parks ["Proposition 1 enrages, divides Seattle parks supporters," Opinion Northwest, July 24]. Proposition 1 will create a Park District for our city, which is a proven way to deliver stable, sustainable funding for our
Fueled by healthier consumer spending, the U.S. economy grew in the second half of last year at the strongest pace in a decade and more than previously estimated, new government data show.
A private survey shows that businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from the previous month.
An Indian court convicted 10 people on Wednesday in a 2004 fire that tore through a thatched-roof schoolhouse, killing 94 children in a horrifying case that focused attention on poor fire regulations in the country.
Israel's ambassador to the United States said Wednesday that criticism from within the Jewish state of Secretary of State John Kerry's peace-making efforts is traceable to Israel's "very rambunctious democracy" and not Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Sea monsters may exist only in the imagination, but a Massachusetts couple wants to make them part of their names.
Some employees at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee complained about a class aimed at teaching them how to reduce their Southern accents. Now, managers are calling the whole thing off.
Southern Okanogan County, devastated by wildfire over the last two weeks, has the look of a war zone right after the combat has finished. The front has moved on, leaving ruined homes, blackened earth and the smell of smoke.
Florida-based testing software provider ExamSoft Worldwide Inc. said a processing issue has caused delays for bar exam takers in multiple states who were submitting their answers.
A federal grand jury charged Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday with lying to federal investigators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that killed eight people and leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.
Think you're in control? Think again.
The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.