A New Jersey beach town is using blunt legal arguments to resist a demand it close a section of beach where a Pennsylvania man plunged into an inlet and drowned when the sand gave way beneath his feet
The wife of Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen faces a court hearing in California after being arrested there in connection with his Florida shooting rampage that left 49 people dead
Some recent Cuban immigrants to the U.S. are fretting over how the rest of their families will join them now that Washington has ended its policy of granting automatic residency to Cubans who arrive on U.S. soil
The company building the Dakota Access pipeline wants a federal judge to block the Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota
Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo, whose reign over the Philadelphia Mafia in the 1980s was one of the bloodiest in its history, has died at a federal medical center in North Carolina
Sarah Palin isn't blaming a recent fatal shooting at Florida's Fort Lauderdale airport on "Mexican Muslims" despite the claims of a story being shared on social media
A federal judge deciding whether Texas can oust Planned Parenthood from that state's Medicaid program says rehashing secretly recorded clinic videos taken in 2015 amounts to "baloney."
A disciplinary trial has begun for a white New York City police officer in a case that was an early catalyst for outrage over police use of deadly force against black men