A 3-year-old boy who was among 13 people wounded in a late-night attack on a southwest Chicago park was alert when he arrived at the hospital and was apparently doing well, his family and friends said early Friday.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday on a bill that would cut almost $40 billion dollars from a federal program that helps low-income families buy food. It passed 217-210.
Former NFL offensive lineman Brian Holloway initially thought the Twitter photos showing young people partying at his family’s second home in upstate New York were a hoax. Then he saw pictures of teenagers standing on the dining room table he bought with his Super Bowl bonus.
Starbucks will run full-page ads in major U.S. newspapers Thursday, telling customers that guns are no longer welcome in its cafes. But the company is stopping short of an outright ban, exposing the fine line it needs to walk on a highly divisive issue.
A sobbing woman pleads for police to “please hurry” because a man was breaking into her front door during a 911 call recorded moments before a responding officer shot and killed the unarmed man outside.
A police chief says a 14-year-old girl has been found alive, more than a day after she was abducted from her family’s Georgia home during a robbery.
For more than a generation, this rural community has been haunted by a mystery: What happened to a group of teens who disappeared in the early 1970s after heading to a high school football game?
Secretary of State John Kerry told Congress on Tuesday that the United States will closely monitor every step of the plan for eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons while maintaining a credible military threat against Bashar Assad’s government.
The gap in employment rates between America’s highest- and lowest-income families has stretched to its widest levels since officials began tracking the data a decade ago, according to an analysis of government data conducted for The Associated Press.
Gerald Guntle dials his sister’s home multiple times a day, desperate to find out if she survived the widespread flooding that shattered the Rocky Mountain foothill town of Lyons, but the phone just rings and rings.
Harper Lee has settled the lawsuit she filed to secure the copyright to her classic novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
Mourners have packed the funeral services of a 12-year-old central Florida girl who authorities say committed suicide after being bullied.
A gunman was reported at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – This Sunday the world remembers four little girls killed exactly fifty years ago in Birmingham.
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A look at the fight for equal rights in the state of Alabama fifty years ago, with a focus on the events that shaped the City of Birmingham and the State of Alabama’s struggle for civil rights.
Flooding that cut off dozens of people in Colorado mountain communities swept downstream Friday, spilling rivers and creeks over their banks and forcing thousands more evacuations in towns and cities beleaguered by days of rain.
This gallery contains photos published Sept. 5-12, 2013.
George Zimmerman’s wife has called police to her father’s house, saying the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder threatened her with a gun.