The botched April execution of an Oklahoma inmate and other troubling ones in Ohio and Arizona this year gave capital punishment opponents a flicker of hope that the most pro-death penalty parts of the country might have a change of heart.
The Affordable Care Act provided a big increase in Medicaid payments for primary care the past two years, but the higher fees expire Thursday, raising questions of whether there will be enough doctors to provide services.
Lawyers representing about 1,500 homeowners hit by Superstorm Sandy are trying to prove that some engineering firms hired to inspect the damage issued bogus reports to give insurance companies ammunition to deny claims.
The efforts include a fundraiser to boost Democrats in congressional districts with large Hispanic populations.
Worries about market corrections and rising rates fuel a push into alternatives but investors should be cautious.
The North rejected accusations that it was behind the hacking of Sony Pictures and it called President Obama reckless “like a monkey in a tropical forest.”
Police say a patient at a New York City psychiatric center has been charged with killing another patient inside the facility.
Some employees in a Massachusetts school district feel like they got a visit from the Grinch.
A baby gorilla that was raised by humans wearing hairy vests is ready to be placed with other gorilla and will move from the Cincinnati Zoo to the Columbus Zoo.
Thousands of people were expected to attend the funeral of a New York City police officer shot to death along with his partner one week ago in a brazen daylight ambush that shook the city and put an end to large-scale local protests criticizing police following a series of high-profile deaths in police custody.
Audi plans to increase spending on new models and plants to around $29 billion through 2019, stepping up competitions with BMW.
Investors poured a record $36.5 billion into U.S.-based stock funds last week as U.S. stocks surged to records, Lipper data show.
Some 25,000 police officers from around the country are expected to attend the Saturday morning funeral of NYPD officer Rafael Ramos, who was gunned down with fellow officer Wenjian Liu.
A police officer shot a woman in the leg early Friday at a Hollywood parking structure after she fought with another woman and pointed a gun at the officer, authorities said.
The wife and two sons of a policeman gunned down along with his partner in a brazen daylight ambush were joined at his wake Friday by hundreds of uniformed officers, including dozens who saluted as his flag-draped casket was carried into the church.
Three boys who spent the night with their grandmother so she wouldn't be alone on Christmas died with her Friday morning as a fire engulfed her home, authorities said.
Colorado emerged as the state with the second-highest percentage of regular marijuana users as it began legalizing the drug, according to a new national study.
A 12-year-old boy riding a motorized scooter he got for Christmas has been fatally struck by a car in front of his home in Southern California.
State agency also hurls racial slurs against President Obama.