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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department late Monday asked a federal judge for more time to "review and assess" a proposed agreement to overhaul the Baltimore police department, saying it needed to determine how it might conflict with the crime-fighting agenda of new Attorney...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An 11-year-old girl who was allegedly kidnapped from North Carolina cried out "Help me" when police officers in the U.S. capital found wedged between the driver's and front passenger's seat after the car she was in crashed, court documents showed. The documents...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Delta Queen could be back cruising waterways sometime soon. The Senate voted 85-12 on Monday to allow the legendary riverboat to carry passengers if certain safety changes are made to the wooden vessel. In the past, the Delta Queen had been exempted from a...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials say their plans for eight executions in a 10-day period will fall through if a federal judge gives death row inmates more time to prepare clemency requests. A judge will consider the inmates' request Tuesday. Lawyers for the state said...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An explosion launched a van-sized boiler through the roof a St. Louis box company and slammed much of it down onto a laundry business across the street on Monday, killing three people and injuring four others, authorities said. One person died in the...
More states are requiring high school graduates to know at least as much about U.S. founding documents as immigrants passing the citizenship test. Can you ace it? An applicant must correctly answer six of 10 questions, selected from 100 possible questions, to pass the civics...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News contributor came forward Monday to level more sexual harassment allegations against deposed chief executive Roger Ailes, two days after it was revealed that the network's most popular on-air personality, Bill O'Reilly, has settled multiple complaints...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Wildlife enthusiasts around the world can now follow the daily journey of Yosemite National Park's black bears from their laptops and smartphones, tracking the iconic animals as they lope up steep canyons and cross vast distances in search of food and mates...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — To protect and serve and ... rescue ducklings? An Oregon State Police trooper got some attention Monday after he helped pluck two ducklings from a storm drain where they were stranded over the weekend. The agency says in Twitter and Facebook postings that the...