Sweaty, sunburned and exhausted, Jonathan Zuniga had been carrying his 1-year-old baby in his arms for five hours when help arrived unexpectedly from a local woman who offered him a used baby carriage.
Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.
A police officer in Columbus, Ohio, instructed an 11-year-old caught Saturday with a BB gun to remember one name: Tyre King.
Automated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification, officials said Wednesday.
For decades, the rule of thumb for campaigns during midterm elections has been the same: When the president is popular, the president’s party tries to nationalize the election and the opposition attempts to localize. On the other hand, when the president is unpopular, his party’s nominees try to localize while the opposition tries to make the election a national referendum on the president’s performance. Perhaps not surprisingly, 2018 has broken that mold. Both sides are trying to nationalize the November election.
A federal trial alleging bias against Harvard University underscored a cold truth of the school’s admissions process on Wednesday: that money and pedigree can open doors that academics alone might not.
Conservationists told a federal judge Wednesday that an imminent government plan to shrink the territory of the only red wolves living in the wild would hasten the animal’s extinction in violation of federal law.
For the first time in nearly 49 years, Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch just won’t be the same: Lifelong puppeteer Caroll Spinney has announced his retirement.
For the first time in a decade, the United States was crowned the world’s most competitive economy by the organization behind the Davos economic forum.
A Treasury Department employee was accused Wednesday of leaking confidential banking reports of suspects charged in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, and an unidentified high-ranking colleague was cited in court papers as a co-conspirator but was not charged.
Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting – decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren’t quite certain why.
A police detective already facing allegations that he coached a witness in Harvey Weinstein’s criminal sexual assault case was accused Wednesday of urging one of the movie mogul’s accusers to delete material from her cell phones before she handed them over to prosecutors.
Police are investigating allegations that two high school students used a grandparent’s ashes to make cookies and then distributed them to fellow classmates.
Boeing is further delaying its delivery of the KC-46 aerial refueling tanker to the Air Force, Bloomberg reports.
The U.S. government has quietly reached a new agreement to keep open a 2,400-bed detention facility used to detain immigrant mothers and children, in a lucrative arrangement for a private prison company and the tiny South Texas town where it’s located.
Residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach began returning home for the first time Wednesday since Hurricane Michael to see homes devastated by wind and water and pieces of their lives scattered across the Florida sand.
Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott resigned Tuesday over unspecified inappropriate comments, complicating what was already a difficult re-election fight for Gov. Bill Walker.
A passenger traveling from Ecuador was relieved of leftovers when an intrepid beagle found a roasted pig’s head in baggage at the world’s busiest airport.
President Donald Trump says he won’t accept the blame if Republicans lose the House in November.
The co-founder of a political research firm that was behind a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump’s connections to Russia refused to speak to two House committees during a closed-door interview Tuesday.
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