The governor of California has signed sweeping legislation aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to rideshare drivers and workers in other industries
A U.S. government watchdog agency says taxpayers could face potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in cleanup costs from abandoned oil and gas wells on public lands
A woman has testified that she was surprised and afraid when her date with ex-University of Delaware baseball player went from consensual kissing to physical force and violence
Imelda has deluged some parts of Southeast Texas with nearly 20 inches of rain, but officials in Houston and surrounding communities say that so far there have been no severe impacts from the tropical depression
A woman whose claims of sexual abuse against financier Jeffrey Epstein were outlined in a federal indictment has sued his estate, describing abuse from age 14 to 17
The city council president in Trenton, New Jersey, has apologized for using an anti-Semitic trope while discussing actions taken by the city's Jewish attorney
A 34-year-old man has been charged in the killings of four women in Detroit whose deaths have been characterized by authorities as the work of a serial killer
A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of some of the new South Dakota laws that aim to prevent disruptive demonstrations against the Keystone XL pipeline.
Nine-year-old Tyshawn Lee's grandmother took the witness stand in the trial of the two men charged with murder in the boy's slaying to recount for jurors how he told her he loved her before racing off to play basketball on the day he was shot.
A 31-year-old who prosecutors say went by "Madame Priscilla Belle" is accused of running a multistate prostitution business from a three-story Chicago building that functioned like a brothel
Arkansas' attorney general is asking the state Supreme Court to reassign cases involving her office from a judge who has been prohibited from handling execution cases, accusing him of regularly being biased against her staff
President Trump may have hedged on officially naming Iran as the party responsible for the weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities, but he lowered the financial kibosh on Tehran on Wednesday morning, Bloomberg reports. "I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase Sanctions on the country...