Inflaming a century-old and mostly cordial rivalry, the president of the Girl Scouts of the USA is accusing the Boy Scouts of seeking to covertly recruit girls into their programs while disparaging the Girl Scouts' operations.
Prosecutors say a Massachusetts man accused of participating in a plot to behead a conservative blogger for the Islamic State group asked a fellow prisoner to help him "neutralize" his co-defendant and an informant.
A Utah man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife on a cruise to Alaska has pleaded not guilty.
The judge who would preside over the first trial of a biker allegedly involved in a shootout at a meeting of rival motorcycle gangs in Waco, Texas, that left nine people dead has denied a motion to delay the trial.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has closed an observation tower at the park's highest point for extensive renovations and repairs.
New Hampshire's attorney general says the use of deadly force by four Massachusetts state troopers who shot and killed a man who led them on a 40-mile-long multistate car chase was justified.
A Washington state high school football coach took advantage of his position when he prayed on the field after games, and he's not entitled to immediately get his job back, a federal appeals court said Wednesday.
A court in Mexico has re-sentenced convicted drug lord Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo for the 1985 killing of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent.
The National Park Service has restored a family cemetery that just happens to lie within the Flight 93 National Memorial, which honors those killed on the hijacked airliner that crashed in western Pennsylvania during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
The American Civil Liberties Union is reeling from criticism inside and out for defending the right of white supremacists to march in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The Latest on the sentencing of a California father who murdered his 5-year-old son amid a bitter custody battle (all times local): 11:20 a.m.
Baylor University's recent settlement of a high-profile federal lawsuit suggests the nation's largest Baptist school may be willing to reach more deals to help move past its sexual assault scandal.
An African-American family that suffered a cross-burning 40 years ago in Maryland has more questions than answers after discovering that the former Klansman responsible has been a Catholic priest in Nevada and Virginia.
The Latest on a New Mexico military-style Christian sect facing child abuse charges (all times local): 11:30 a.m.
A 5-year-old girl has been killed in South Sudan when a World Food Program-contracted aircraft struck a house while attempting to land in bad weather in the capital, Juba.
The Latest on Angola's election (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Polls are now closed in Angola, where voters have been choosing the southern African country's first new president in almost four decades.
The University of Connecticut has opened a satellite campus in downtown Hartford.
Spanish investigators have accumulated a growing number of details about an extremist cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona.
A white Ohio police officer seen in a cellphone video repeatedly punching a black man and hitting his head on the pavement after a traffic stop has been suspended without pay for 15 days.
The Latest on the search in Oklahoma for two inmates who escaped a prison transfer service.