A coroner declared an 87-year-old Mississippi man dead, but when they got him to the funeral home, the man began kicking and breathing.
The disease that carves an insidious path through the brain seems to be doing the same through sports.
A marriage equality group says Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade is easing its two-decade ban on gay organizations.
With Gov. Rick Perry leaving office and Senator Ted Cruz ascendant, the races have taken on a no-rules tenor amid a barrage of fiery attack ads and accusations.
A Connecticut woman charged in 2012 with trying to have her ex-husband killed still has legal custody of their 8-year-old daughter, despite separate efforts by the girl's father and grandparents to obtain custody after her mother's arrest.
Opinion: Welcome to the biggest test of Obama's presidency.
A bill to allow students, staff and visitors to carry guns on Idaho's college campuses passed out of a legislative committee Friday afternoon, despite objections from students, multiple police chiefs and leaders of all eight of the state's public colleges.
Help with enrollment has long been advertised as just a phone call away. Yet the challenge in some states has been trying to get a call through.
They hope the pro-Israel group can turn the tide in their quest for a vote on new Iran sanctions.
Attorney Scott Sanders was defending two high-profile death penalty cases in California when he realized evidence in both cases was coming from the same jailhouse snitch.
The rate of ancephaly, a birth defect, is more than four times the national average in a three-county area of Washington state. Why?
The Weekly Standard editor fires at Maher for saying the tea party was about Obama being black.
The chemical spill that contaminated drinking water for 300,000 West Virginians has brought national attention to issues of water safety, but many rural West Virginians never have access to clean drinking water on a daily basis.
The United States’ top representative to the Syrian opposition, Robert S. Ford, retired from the Foreign Service on Friday, the State Department said.
Even a $34.2 billion increase in net worth wasn't enough to beat the soaring stocks, but Buffett's company did generate a record $19.5 billion profit.
The voluntary effort follows Michelle Obama's unveiling of changes to the Nutrition Facts panel.
Georgia -- with its tumultuous past of discrimination -- is following Arizona's recently failed attempt to pass what amounts to anti-gay legislation with the Preservation of Religious Freedom Act.
Dr. Ian Smith applauds the apparent decline in childhood obesity but says there's more work to be done. Smith is concerned over the nutritional value of what our nation's schools are serving.
Despite optimism that U.S. stocks will be among the best performers, American investors are still running scared.