Lead paint suppliers settle California lawsuit…

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

Owners of record-setting cats killed in fire sue…

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

Dream Jobs: Home Stager

Caroline Carter preps a home for market.

US heat wave just warming up for long and…

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

Judge in newspaper shooting case rules on…

A judge presiding over the case of a man accused of killing five people at a Maryland newspaper rules on pretrial motions

Puerto Rico's Governor Says He Won't Resign Amid…

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló is promising to stay in his position even though protesters want him out amid multiple scandals

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Mormon leader Russell M. Nelson to speak at NAACP…

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

Probe: Oklahoma virtual charter founders…

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

'El Chapo' Sentenced To Life In Prison

A federal judge in Brooklyn handed down the sentence Wednesday, several months after a jury found him guilty on multiple charges.

California pot regulators struggling with job…

California auditors find the agency overseeing the state's vast legal marijuana market is understaffed and struggling to do the job

Man charged in road rage killing of girl, 3, in…

Prosecutors have charged a man suspected of killing a 3-year-old girl in what Milwaukee police say was an act of road rage

R. Kelly Held In Chicago Jail Without Bond On Sex…

Prosecutors argued Kelly would be flight risk and a danger to the community if released, especially young girls.

The Latest: Protesters mark anniversary of Garner…

Several hundred people marched in lower Manhattan to mark the five year anniversary of Eric Garner's death

Arrested reporter slams conditions at US…

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

Data On Pain Pills Sold In U.S. Between 2006 And…

The DEA and some drug companies fought for about a year to keep this information private.

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Man convicted for killing woman in front of her…

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

Man who fatally stabbed family tried to attack…

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."

House Condemns President Trump's Racist Tweets…

The House voted 240-187, largely along party lines, to condemn President Trump's tweets targeting Democratic congresswomen.

Disney Co. Responds to Abigail Disney—Harshly

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...

Indiana attorney general's lawyers downplay…

Lawyers for Indiana's attorney general are downplaying allegations he drunkenly groped four women during a party

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens…

Stevens served on the Supreme Court for more than three decades.

Jury convicts boy who pointed gun at teacher…

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.

Don't Like the Heat? We Have Bad News for You

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...

White House Estimates The Federal Deficit Could…

For context, last year's Treasury Department analysis showed the U.S. budget deficit reached $779 billion.

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Parkland suspect allowed to skip hearings ahead…

Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz will be allowed to skip many future court hearings in the 2018 massacre that left 17 people dead

Florida migrant teen detention center sees…

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

NYPD Officer Won't Face Federal Charges In Eric…

The Department of Justice will not bring charges against the officer who choked Eric Garner, the unarmed black man who died while he was arrested.