The nation's major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly 20-year-old lawsuit
2 record-setting cats that were living outside Detroit were killed in a house fire two years ago and now their owners are blaming the maker of a massage chair for the blaze
The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' top leader has been invited to speak at the NAACP convention in Detroit, marking the latest sign of a burgeoning partnership between the two organizations
State investigators allege the founders of Oklahoma's largest virtual charter school embezzled millions of dollars in state funds through an illegal scheme involving the use of "ghost students" to inflate enrollment numbers
A Spanish-language reporter who was recently released from immigration custody says he was held in detention centers that were plagued by insects and he had to bathe with cold water from water hoses
A Maine man who had served decades in prison for fatally stabbing his wife in front of her daughter has been convicted for fatally stabbing another woman while her twin children watched
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says a man serving life in prison for stabbing his parents and three siblings to death tried to attack prison staff with an 8-inch long "sharpened instrument."
The Walt Disney Co. says it typically does not comment on "baseless reports," but it's making an exception—for a Disney. Abigail Disney, granddaughter of Disneyland co-founder Roy O. Disney, recently made an undercover visit to the California theme park and said she was left "so livid" by hearing from...
A 13-year-old eastern Iowa student has been found guilty on three charges after he pointed a gun at a teacher and pulled the trigger, but the jury declined to convict him of attempted murder.
A record-breaking heat wave is expected across much of the central and eastern US through this weekend, and as USA Today reports, all in all more than 115 million Americans live where some level of heat alert is in effect. (That's more than a third of the current US population...
The nation's largest facility for migrant children has released hundreds of teens to relatives in recent days, easing overcrowding at the South Florida center that has come under intense criticism from Democratic lawmakers