"I killed that lady," the 10-year-old boy told a Pennsylvania state trooper, after a 90-year-old woman was found dead in the home of the boy's grandfather.
The fiancee of Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber lived on property that was to be used for growing marijuana, and married an illegal immigrant for money during a period in her life when she was "associating with the wrong kind of people and making mistakes," according to a statement she released Tuesday.
U.S. stocks are plunging in early trading as traders flee risky assets.
As oil continues its spiral downward, how much further can it go?
A rash of "creepy clown" sightings in California has left some residents unnerved, and it all appears to have started with the "Wasco Clown."
Terminally ill basketball player Lauren Hill (center) will get a chance to make her dreams come true with her first college game.
Target-date funds are considered a simple solution for retirement savers to invest with a hands-off approach.
Greek equities took another battering Wednesday while its yields spiked, as concerns about the strength of the euro zone economy spooked investors.
When the Metropolitan Opera announced in February that it would present John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer" this fall, there was, as Peter Gelb recalls it, "absolutely no reaction" at first.
Lab results are back in the case of a teenager who died in a police shooting in St. Louis last week, and they show gun residue on the clothing and body of Vonderrit Myers, authorities said Tuesday.
An atheist group says it objects to a Mississippi principal telling fifth-grade teachers to take students through a public school lobby where Gideons were handing out Bibles.
The 17-year-old Michigan honor student who was initially expelled after a 3 ¼-inch pocketknife was found in her purse at a football game will be suspended for the year and able to take online classes and graduate with her class next year.
Russia's prime minister says ties with the U.S. have been damaged by "destructive" sanctions imposed on the country.
What's next for "The Tonight Show" alum? Jay Leno will star in a new primetime CNBC show focusing on the car collector's market.
Prices received by US producers fell in September for the first time in over a year, while manufacturing activity in New York hit a six-month low.
Total retail sales dropped 0.3 percent during the month, the Commerce Department said.
The midterm elections have been maddeningly unpredictable, but now, with three weeks to go, Democrats may be preparing for an electoral apocalypse.
German Bund yields fell to a record low as worries over a deteriorating euro zone economic outlook, fed by another credit rating blow for France.