The Mississippi House speaker has tasked lawyers with researching how to remove a lawmaker if it's true that he punched his own wife and does not resign voluntarily
Torrington police say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once 15,000 people responded positively to his wanted poster on social media
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has called on British authorities to respect the verdict of the Brexit referendum and make the U.K. leave the European Union
A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington's free-spending ways has temporarily blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying a vote
Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2015 traffic stop never publicly surfaced until now
Forecasters are predicting record flooding in western Arkansas in communities along the Arkansas River because of huge amounts of water headed downstream from Oklahoma and Kansas
A University of North Carolina-Charlotte student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded military honors
Pennsylvania's treasury department is accusing about a dozen large financial firms of inflating the price of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over seven years
A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of sexual assault dating back decades
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston admits it has some work to do after a middle school teacher complained that her students—who she notes are "all black and brown"—were racially profiled and mistreated by other visitors. Marvelyne Lamy of Davis Leadership Academy in nearby Dorchester took 26...
Even though Derion Vence was arrested almost two weeks ago in the case of missing preschooler Maleah Davis and charged with tampering with evidence relating to a corpse, Houston police weren't explicitly saying they thought the 4-year-old had been murdered. That all changed Thursday, when Chief Art Acevedo said during...