The deadly shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Michigan, raises anew a question that has dogged Uber and other taxi competitors: Their rides may be cheaper and more convenient than a cab, but are they as safe?
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The government says Zika infections have been confirmed in nine pregnant women in the United States.
The case of a Minnesota woman accused of robbing two banks across the North Dakota border in Grand Forks has been moved from state court to federal court.
Grand Canyon officials are looking at using sharpshooters, capture and other tools to reduce the number of bison in the national park.
In 2008, for the first time in 44 years, red-state Nebraska awarded one of its Electoral College votes to the Democratic presidential candidate. Aghast Republican Party leaders decided they wouldn't let it happen again.
Authorities say a Coast Guard vessel overturned while assisting a fishing boat that ran aground off New York City.
A New Jersey woman who fatally threw her neighbor's small dog into traffic during an argument over a parking space has been sentenced to four years in state prison.
Colorado's tourists aren't just buying weed now that it's legal - they're ending up in emergency rooms at rates far higher than residents.
A judge has approved a nearly $1 billion settlement between the Interior Department and Native American tribes over a decades-old claim that the government failed to adequately compensate tribes while they managed education, law enforcement and other federal services.
North Dakota is assessing an additional fee to cover the cost of a contractor to monitor construction of the biggest-capacity pipeline proposed to date to move crude from the state's oil patch.
The leader of a South Dakota congregation of Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect is the only person arrested in that state in a federal sweep accusing sect leaders of food-stamp fraud and money laundering.
Authorities say 13 bald eagles found dead near a farm on Maryland's Eastern Shore may have been poisoned.
Space travel never looked so good. NASA announced Friday it received a record number of applicants - some 18,300 - for its next astronaut class.
A Dallas-based auction house says a rare copy of a comic book featuring the first appearance of Spider-Man has sold for $454,100.
North Dakota's top budget official says she's confident state agencies will be able to "live within" mandatory cuts to help make up for a more than $1 billion budget shortfall that's largely due to slumping oil prices.
Here's some news about snooze: A new government report has uncovered which states get the most sleep, and which get the least.
Police say an 81-year-old Pennsylvania woman chased down robbers who stole her purse, ramming their car with hers and leaving damage that helped officers apprehend them.
Police say a man wanted in connection with the fatal shootings of his niece and her young son in suburban Indianapolis has killed himself at an Indianapolis hotel.
A Florida couple has cashed in the second of three winning tickets from last month's $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot.
A suburban Ohio township is dropping zoning charges against a man cited for his holiday "Zombie Nativity" scene.
Governors from 17 states are committing to work together to seek cleaner energy and transportation, and to build a better electrical grid.
A prosecutor says she expects to file about 12 new charges and drop two others against a woman accused of driving her car into Oklahoma State University's homecoming parade last fall, killing four people and injuring dozens of others.