The family of a University of Washington professor who recently went missing during a hiking trip is pleading that rescue teams continue their search.
Former San Francisco 49ers football player Dana Stubblefield has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for the 2015 rape of an intellectually disabled woman, according to the Santa Clara District Attorney's Office.
President Donald Trump announced Friday that Sudan and Israel have agreed to normalize relations -- a foreign policy achievement for the incumbent president less than two weeks before the US presidential election.
As Covid-19 cases in El Paso, Texas, continue to surge, funeral homes in the city are preparing for a surge in coronavirus-related deaths.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order that appears to provide him and his agency appointees more leeway in the hiring and firing of federal employees deemed disloyal, a move that critics say politicizes civil service and could lead to career officials being pushed out for politica…
In a tragic incident in Northern California, a 5-year-old girl was accidentally shot and killed by another child, the Merced Police Department said.
As the US enters what experts say will be another Covid-19 surge, a federal judge ruled two Colorado churches don't have to limit how many worshippers come in and don't have to require them to wear face coverings.
Businesses in Chicago will now have to shut down by 10 p.m., following a new order that aims to curb the latest surge of Covid-19.
Jupiter's third-largest moon Io is covered by more than 400 active volcanoes, and it's the most volcanically active world in our solar system.
Though a lot happened during Thursday evening's presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, data from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Dictionary.com have shown us what actually stuck.
It's going to feel like winter for more than 5 million people in parts of the Great Plains and Upper Midwest this weekend, so start digging out a matching pair of gloves.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned that "blackmailing, blocking and extreme pressure" will lead to "nowhere but a dead end" in a thinly-veiled attack on the United States, during a speech commemorating China's entry into the Korean War 70 years ago.
The University of Utah has settled two lawsuits with the parents of Lauren McCluskey, a 21-year-old student who was killed by an ex-boyfriend she had complained about to police more than 20 times.
The second and final showdown between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden looked much more like a normal debate than their first meeting.
A 17-year-old Georgia girl accused of plotting to attack a predominantly Black church in 2019, apologized in court on Thursday before being sentenced to four years in a juvenile facility and probation.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear late Thursday called on the state attorney general to release "all information" related to the Breonna Taylor grand jury proceedings.
A second medical clinic funded by six-time NBA champion and Charlotte Hornets majority owner Michael Jordan opened in the North Carolina city earlier this week.
Three people have been hospitalized with Covid-19 and 46 others have contracted the coronavirus after a fellowship event at a church in a small town in Maine, according to the state's top health official.
Miami (WFOR) -- A Georgia man is out of $9,000 in cash after a flirtatious bar encounter at a local casino ended up with him being drugged and his money taken by an unknown woman inside a Dania Beach hotel room.
A California prosecutor said Thursday he intends to dismiss 14 misdemeanor criminal cases because they were handled by San Jose, California, police officers linked to offensive content on Facebook.
President Donald Trump heeded the pleas of his advisers when he took the debate stage Thursday night, delivering a much more restrained performance as he took on his rival, Joe Biden, but he failed to get the game-changing moment he needed to dramatically alter the trajectory of the race.
MIAMI (WFOR) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed Wednesday the arrest of a South Florida attorney as being a suspected South Florida serial bank robber.
A seventh-grader in California was threatened with arrest after missing three Zoom classes, his father says.
Members of the University of Texas Longhorn band are refusing to play the university's alma mater because of the song's history of being performed at racist minstrel shows.
Baby names typically trend as a reflection of the times, and it should come as no surprise that two names have experienced a major boost in popularity: Kobe and Gianna.
Less than two weeks from Election Day, Joe Biden and Donald Trump are scheduled to appear onstage for the final general election presidential debate of 2020.
A fourth-grader in Roswell, New Mexico, has been walking to his shuttered elementary school to do his classwork over the building's WiFi because he didn't have internet access at home.
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WALA) -- A Freeport man has been charged with felony animal cruelty after multiple witnesses say he was repeatedly hitting and throwing his dog, Walton County officials reported Thursday.
James "The Amazing" Randi loved magic. He was a celebrated escape artist who broke records set by Houdini and performed everywhere from the White House to Niagara Falls (dangling upside down over the falls in a straightjacket, naturally). And with his long white beard, he certainly fit the p…
As a wildfire tore through Berry Creek, California, last month, it destroyed the homes of six of the community's seven volunteer firefighters along with the department's fire station.
A Hennepin County judge has dropped a third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, but denied the defendant's motion to dismiss two other charges against him.
An account of events as told by Jeffrey Epstein's former girlfriend and alleged sex-trafficking accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell emerged for the first time Thursday from hundreds of pages of an unsealed deposition.
Young men hoping to join a White supremacist group spoke about hosting paramilitary trainings and how to legally bring firearms to those events, according to secret recordings of vetting calls published by the Southern Poverty Law Center Thursday.
Former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has been given permanent residency in Russia, his lawyer Anatoly Kucherena told state-run news agency RIA Novosti.
The Czech Republic's coronavirus crisis is now so bad that when Prime Minister Andrej Babis stood in front of reporters during a live news conference Wednesday, he did something few leaders often do. He apologized to the people. Five times.
A 5-year-old from Georgia wrote a book to inspire kids to stay positive during the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic.
A rapidly growing wildfire prompting mandatory evacuations in northern Colorado is threatening to merge with the state's largest wildfire in history, fire officials said.
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, setting up a final vote for confirmation on Monday.