The debate over whether it should be President Barack Obama or his successor who appoints the next Supreme Court justice is heating up.
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A 25-year-old slaying case in New Jersey highlights the challenges of prosecuting decades-old crimes.
Police say two female students have died in a shooting at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale.
An April trial has been scheduled for a Council Bluffs woman accused of conspiring to steal from a Wal-Mart store.
A spokeswoman for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s campaign for president says he is dropping out of the race for the Republican nomination. Carly Fiorina is also dropping out of the 2016 Republican presidential race.
Police say a second-grade teacher in North Carolina has died after he was struck in his school’s parking lot by a bus from a day care center.
Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon.
Twitter says it’s now using spam-fighting technology to seek out and automatically flag accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity.
Bridgestone-Firestone North America is recalling more than 36,000 heavy truck tires in the U.S. and Canada because the tread can separate from the body and cause the tires to fail.
A recently retired Ohio police officer has been allowed to buy his K-9 partner for $1.
State police say the driver of an SUV crossed the center line of a southern New Jersey highway and collided with an oncoming school bus, causing the bus to overturn.
A pollster warned the University of Iowa last year that its public standing was suffering from an image as a heavy-drinking school where sexual assault was too common.
It’s hard to know what was more amazing: An out-of-control car ending up on the roof of a Southern California house or the driver somehow escaping serious injury despite the wild ride.
A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts in connection with a plot to plant a bomb outside an Army post in northeast Kansas.
A Kentucky museum dedicated to a literal interpretation of the Bible is planning to nearly triple its size.
Rand Paul is dropping out of the 2016 race for president.
Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job.
Heavy snow and strong winds have forced officials to close more than 100 miles of Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska because of dangerous conditions.
Delta Air Lines is apologizing to passengers after a confrontation between two flight attendants last month led pilots to make an unscheduled landing halfway through the trip.
A Massachusetts graduate student who pointed out a glitch that allowed him to briefly “own” the world’s most heavily trafficked website has been awarded more than $12,000 from Google.