A California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over conce…
Firefighters from the Virginia Department of Forestry are helping to combat wildfires in central Oregon.
Pres. Obama's choice to lead the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department is going before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee for a confirm…
Gov. Rick Perry, plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border, a local lawmaker confirmed Monday.
A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted Monday of impeding the investigation into the bombing.
A Michigan sheriff says he's trading his inmates' orange jumpsuits for black-and-white stripes, in part due to pop culture.
Lawyers say Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients.
Pres. Obama sternly called on Putin to compel Kremlin-backed separatists to stop hampering the probe at the Ukraine site of a downed passeng…
Federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender are getting new protections from President Barack Obama.
Dozens of residents have returned to their homes following a train derailment in a small southeastern Wisconsin community where crews are wo…
The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state headed to Cairo on Monday to try to end two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.
Police in a New Orleans suburb say a health-food store worker is accused of using a $200 company check to pay a prostitute.
New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom.