California's seemingly endless cycle of wildfires is helping drive plans to do more "controlled burns" that thin forests choked with dead trees and withered underbrush that if left unchecked can feed monster blazes that force entire communities to flee
A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor will get no jail time after pleading guilty to lying to investigators about inseminating patients with his own sperm
California's attorney general says it has sued the Trump administration because the U.S. Department of Education is refusing to process debt relief claims from tens of thousands of students who had federal loans to attend Corinthian Colleges
As part of a multi-state effort to respond to damages wrought this year by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, the University of Houston will lead a new Gulf Coast hurricane research institute
From The New York Times: Exit polling shows 98 percent of female African-American voters supported Doug Jones in the Senate election in Alabama. We spoke to some of them to learn what was so important to them in this election.By: By NILO TABRIZY and CHRIS CIRILLO. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2nZmdnh
A Senate Armed Services Committee hearing opened without John McCain in the chairman's seat and panel members unsure when he'd return to Congress after being admitted to a local military hospital
An 800-foot-tall (244-meter) centerpiece is coming to Detroit's resurgent downtown as the city continues to build momentum nearly three years after exiting the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history
A Minnesota prosecutor says he doesn't yet have enough evidence to charge a Minneapolis police officer who killed an unarmed 911 caller this summer, blaming investigators who "haven't done their job."
Rupert Murdoch says selling much of the 21st Century Fox entertainment businesses to Disney allows what remains of his family's business to focus on American news and sports.