A friend of the 13-year-old Virginia girl who was killed after climbing out of her bedroom window says the seventh-grader talked of running away and starting a family with the man now charged in her slaying
Police received a call about a man acting suspiciously early Tuesday morning. When they arrived, they found a man in his 40s on fire.
The Obama administration is planning to create a new high-level federal official to coordinate cybersecurity across civilian agencies and to work with military and intelligence counterparts as part of its 2017 budget proposal announced Tuesday
The state Environmental Protection Agency says the latest round of tests in a northeast Ohio village have found high levels of lead in tap water at 11 of the 180 homes where owners voluntarily submitted samples
President Barack Obama is releasing his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus document that's freighted with liberal policy initiatives and both new and familiar tax hikes
The U.S. intelligence chief says he expects China to keep building on artificial islands to sustain its "exorbitant" territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea
President Vladimir Putin's former bodyguard, who recently has been named a regional governor, says he once confronted a bear outside Putin's residence
Full signatures from a pair of notorious lovebirds _ Napoleon and Josephine _ lend an otherwise routine 19th century French marriage contract a rare prestige among other love notes on display this week in Florida
Authorities have charged a 22-year-old man with attempted murder, aggravated assault and battery after a series of attacks in Florida.
A man in Indian may be the unlucky first person to be killed by a meteorite in modern times. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
Lawmakers responsible for scrutinizing Britain's intelligence agencies say there are not enough privacy safeguards in plans to strengthen government powers to spy on the Internet
New research says guns, drugs and cars contribute substantially to the life-expectancy gap between the United States and other developed nations
People across the South are debating whether to preserve the remnants of their Jim Crow history, from segregated waiting rooms to "whites only" water fountains and long-abandoned schools for black children
One of North America's biggest makers of aluminum foil is seeking bankruptcy protection, saying it plans to halt production at a southeastern Missouri smelter within weeks
A squirrel caused a power disruption in Tulsa, Oklahoma for over 5,500 people. Apparently that's not a rare occurrence. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
Former Mexico President Felipe Calderón spoke out against Donald Trump's proposed wall on the southern border. Here's a hint: He's not having it.