Confronted with dramatic video, South Carolina authorities have charged a white police officer with murder in connection with the fatal weekend shooting of a black motorist.
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Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have one last chance to make their case to the jury.
Victims of the Boston Marathon bombing have arrived at court for opening statements in the trial of the suspect.
Former NFL star Darren Sharper is scheduled to make his first appearance in U.S. District Court in New Orleans to face federal charges that he drugged women in order to rape them.
The French air accident investigation agency says the co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight repeatedly accelerated the plane as he used the automatic pilot to descend the A320 into the Alps.
A man whose family reported him missing at sea for more than two months is back on dry land and has reunited with his family.
Authorities in Louisville, Kentucky, made more than 100 water rescues early Friday as area storms flooded roads and prompted at least one evacuation.
North Dakota and South Dakota had the largest, at about 90 percent
A new government study finds about 3 out of 4 older teens are driving, but rates vary widely by state and city.
Prisoner Wossen Assaye Was Last Seen Wearing A Hospital Gown
Police in northern Virginia say one shot was fired as a guard wrestled with a prisoner, who then fled a hospital with a gun setting off a lockdown and search.
Assisting Tornado Victims Affected By Recent Storms
A member of the South Dakota Red Cross is heading to Oklahoma to help the tornado victims affected by storms that hit earlier this week.
Italy’s highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.
At least one person is dead and several people are injured after severe storms hit the Oklahoma area Wednesday.
A prosecutor in Paris says the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps wanted to “destroy the plane” but there is no indication that it was a terror attack.
French President Francois Hollande says no survivors are likely in the Alpine crash of a passenger jet carrying 148 people.
Texas Republican Ted Cruz Announces Campaign Monday
Sen. Ted Cruz is set to become the first major candidate for president.
Police said the machete-wielding man shot at New Orleans’ international airport last night has died.
Eclipse Happened Only In Two Locations Worldwide
Some sky-gazers got a spectacular show while others weren’t so lucky today as the moon completely blocked out the sun in a total eclipse only visible from land in two remote places.
Blackstone is buying Chicago’s Willis Tower, once called the Sears Tower, from 233 South Wacker LLC for an undisclosed amount.
Authorities say the 20-year-old man charged in the shooting of two St. Louis area officers had been at the protest earlier that night.
America is in a crude oil pipeline boom, with about 3.3 million barrels per day of capacity coming online since 2012. New pipelines are being built from western North Dakota, through the Midwest and across Texas. The expansion is a counterpoint to the federal stalemate over the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry Canadian tar sands oil to the Gulf Coast. While the Keystone project remains in limbo, the U.S. has expanded its crude oil pipeline network by about a quarter in the last decade. The domestic pipelines face a smoother regulatory path than those crossing international borders. State agencies are generally more receptive to the oil industry and consider new pipelines in the public interest. Environmental groups have had little success in challenging domestic pipelines.