Police officers swarmed a Tampa hotel Friday and arrested a man suspected in the killings of four people whose bodies were found stacked on the ground some 45 miles away in Hudson on Thursday.
Authorities say a pair of deer on the Golden Gate bridge snarled traffic in and out of San Francisco during the evening commute.
A new wildfire that broke out Friday on the edge of Yosemite National Park has forced the evacuation of about 700 homes, officials said.
Wendy Davis, the Democratic candidate for governor, reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s.
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After determining that the baby was "suffering," Davis and her husband decided to end the pregnancy.
With signature bombast and zeal, Vincent A. Cianci Jr. has exerted outsize influence as candidates scrambled to avoid indirectly helping him by splitting the vote.
A corps of volunteers is changing the nature and purpose of a temporary outpost that the Obama administration set up to hold illegal immigrants briefly until they could be deported.
Brian Foley, the husband of a former congressional candidate, testified in federal court about a meeting with former Gov. John G. Rowland that led to Mr. Rowland’s hiring as a campaign consultant.
With only 142,000 jobs added, August was the first month since January in which the economy failed to add at least 200,000 jobs. Unemployment fell slightly to 6.1 percent.
Gov. Jerry Brown faces a little-known challenger, as well as the possibility of a second term without a voter mandate or much political capital.
Hazing was involved in the death of a California State University, Northridge, student who collapsed during an 18-mile fraternity pledge hike, the school's president announced Friday.
Authorities say a suspected contract killer charged with slayings across the country has pleaded not guilty to committing nine murders in California.
Both Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan., have Google Fiber, a high-speed fiber-optic network, and are having a hard time figuring out what to do with so much power.
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has had far better weeks than this one, full of political distractions that no candidate wants two months before voters head to the polls.
The United States attributed the episode to a bureaucratic issue and not a larger political incident. The plane was later allowed to depart Iran, and by Friday night, had landed in Dubai, officials said.
An 8-year-old girl reported missing from her Arizona home was strangled, authorities said Friday as they continued to investigate the case.
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A monocled cobra that roamed a California neighborhood for days could have given a potentially deadly bite, a snake expert said Friday.
The tour of Mexico by Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey has some of the trappings of a presidential campaign, with local traffic stopping for his motorcade, with aides enforcing protocol and with efforts to put the governor in the best possible light.