Powerful Santa Ana winds with gusts topping 89 mph toppled trees and power poles in Southern California on Saturday, leaving several thousand people without electricity.
The former CEO of an arena catering business who resigned in September after video surfaced of him kicking a puppy in an elevator has been charged with animal cruelty in Canada.
A 32-foot gray whale that turned up dead under the Washington state ferry terminal in downtown Seattle died earlier this week because it was struck by the propeller of a large vessel.
Simon says the Republican Party's clown car has become a clown van.
President Obama’s budget will seek hundreds of millions of dollars for “personalized medicine,” a proposal that is expected to receive bipartisan support in Congress.
He says he embodies a strain of true conservatism that can succeed nationally.
There are proposals for raising the sales tax in Michigan, a tax on e-cigarettes in Utah and gas taxes in South Carolina and South Dakota, to name a few.
The authorities found no explosives on the Delta and Southwest planes targeted in posts on Twitter, a scare that led the military to scramble fighter jets.
Police in south Georgia are searching for a Marietta couple who went missing after going to purchase a car from a seller they contacted online.
Pope Francis has begun a debate about the church’s treatment of divorced Catholics, and in October, a group of bishops will decide whether to recommend changes to him.
Gunfire erupted during a crowded party in a vacant house in Omaha early Saturday, leaving three people dead and five wounded, and witnesses refusing to help investigators, according to police.
A teenage murder suspect who escaped from police custody at a western Ohio hospital kidnapped a 70-year-old woman and forced her to give him a ride before he was caught, authorities said Saturday.
A 32-year-old Tacoma man is facing animal cruelty charges after police say he kicked his small dog so hard that it died.
How and why Obama upended his plans to go to Riyadh but not Paris.
He calls on Republican voters to hold presidential candidates accountable.
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Police say a third person has died following an early-morning shooting at a house party in Omaha.
A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old high school student outside an East Los Angeles middle school.
But the former speaker of the House did not reserve his criticism for Democrats alone.
Japan's government lashed out as a new image claimed to show ISIS beheading a Japanese hostage.