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The mayor of a city in Los Angeles County, California, was shot and killed Tuesday, an official said.
A child with a staph infection and enterovirus D68 has died in Rhode Island, the state's health department said Wednesday.
Arctic ice is dwindling, the waters of the North Pacific Ocean are the warmest on record and tens of thousands of walruses have taken notice, "hauling out" on an Alaskan beach in numbers never seen before.
The body of missing Arkansas realtor Beverly Carter was located soon after police arrested and charged a suspect in her murder.
The suspect in a shooting at a Kentucky high school that left one student injured is in custody, a spokeswoman said.
The long-suffering Kansas City Royals finally made it to the MLB playoffs -- and gave the city a postseason to look forward to.
A patient being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday.
Investigators found two fully functional pipe bombs in the three-week search for suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens said Tuesday.
Legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was arrested early Tuesday in Maryland on a DUI charge, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
David Wheeler says Colorado students are right to protest curriculum changes that downplays civil disobedience.
Alton Alexander Nolen, 30, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and attempted murder in the beheading of a 54-year-old woman last week at his former workplace in Oklahoma and an attack on another woman, said Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn.
DNA evidence links Jesse Matthew, a suspect in this month's disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, to the death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, who disappeared in 2009, a law enforcement source told CNN Monday.
Police say a 78-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy died after their plane collided midair with another aircraft.