The Dakotas and two dozen other states are weighing in on a legal battle over a cross in Maryland.
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Top health officials say the more they learn about Zika, the scarier the virus appears and they still need more money to fight the mosquitoes that spread it - and for research into vaccines and treatments.
Pope Francis has insisted that individual conscience should be the guiding principle for Catholics negotiating the complexities of sex, marriage and family life in a major document that rejects the emphasis on black and white rules for the faithful.
The cost of mailing a letter is going down. Beginning Sunday, the price of a first-class stamp drops two cents, to 47 cents.
Transcanda is investigating an oil spill near its Keystone pipeline pump station in Freeman.
Officials at the U.S. Capitol say a gunman has been taken into custody after shots were fired in the Visitors Center.
As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley stands at the center of the battle over President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee.
President Obama has called for flags at half-staff, effective immediately, out of respect for the victims whose lives were taken by the violence in Brussels, Belgium, on Tuesday, March 22.
Rob Ford, the pugnacious, populist former mayor of Toronto whose career crashed in a drug-driven, obscenity-laced debacle, died Tuesday after fighting cancer, his family says. He was 46.
At least two explosions rocked the check-in zone of Brussels Airport Tuesday, killing and wounding "several" people, while another blast shook a metro station in the Belgian capital.
Joining fellow Republicans, South Dakota's two U.S. senators say they oppose the Senate taking up consideration of President Barack Obama's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.
President Barack Obama says federal appellate judge Merrick Garland would bring a spirit of modesty, integrity and even-handedness to the Supreme Court. Obama is announcing that he's nominating Garland to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard is requesting that all flags in South Dakota be flown at half-staff to honor the life of former first lady Nancy Reagan.
Former first lady and actress Nancy Reagan has died at 94.
Los Angeles police are investigating a knife purportedly found some time ago at the former home of O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of murder charges in the 1994 stabbing deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman.
Mitt Romney says Donald Trump lacks the temperament and the integrity to be president - and that the GOP should pick one of the other three candidates.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is imploring supporters in Minnesota to whip up a large turnout in Tuesday's caucuses.
Authorities say a gunman killed four people in a home in rural Washington state before fatally shooting himself after an hourslong standoff.
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?
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.