In light of the growing Thomas Fire, here’s what you need to know about California wildfires.
A North Carolina mom pleaded guilty Monday to involuntary manslaughter after her 3-year-old son froze to death outside her house while she was on drugs — but she should soon be free.
The family of a Connecticut man who fell to his death from a fourth-floor window after a fight while playing beer pong has been awarded nearly $16 million in a lawsuit filed against three other players.
Massachusetts police say three swastikas were found carved into a desk inside a high school on the first day of Hanukkah.
A Secret Santa helped spread some holiday cheer for some shoppers at a Walmart in New Jersey by paying off nearly $50,000 worth of layaways at the store.
A teacher in Texas was arrested Tuesday following an alleged sexual relationship with a minor she reportedly met while volunteering at a church.
A New Hampshire judge has upheld his decision to deny an 84-year-old doctor's request to regain her license to practice, which she had surrendered partly over her inability to use a computer.
The United States has announced new assistance to the Lebanese military including helicopters and other advanced military equipment.
A once-homeless man has published a book about homeless shelters and his five-year experience with homelessness.
A series of random shootings targeting vehicles in central California has drivers on edge and authorities scrambling to catch the perpetrator before someone gets seriously hurt.
An American man who's spent the last 18 months in a Venezuelan prison must stand trial on weapons charges, a judge ruled Tuesday, dashing hopes Joshua Holt would be released and reunited with his family for Christmas.
An Indiana State Police officer is expected to survive after being shot in the head Tuesday night while trying to apprehend a suspect, officials said.
The immigrant from Bangladesh charged in a recent failed suicide bombing in New York City was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday to face charges related to the attempted attack.
Plus, deputy attorney general facing hot seat over Russia probe
The Latest on the gathering of Islamic nations seeking a united stance against the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinians won't accept any role for the United States in a peace process with Israel "from now on" after the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state.
Newly revealed search warrant records show the massive scale of the investigation that authorities undertook following the Oct. 1 Las Vegas massacre that left 58 people dead and more than 500 injured.
Bangladeshi officials say a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system was influenced by the sermons and writings of a radical Muslim preacher but appeared to have no known links to local radical groups.
When Russia launched a military campaign in Syria two years ago, President Vladimir Putin sought to save his ally from imminent collapse and break Russia's international isolation over a crisis in Ukraine.
A former Dallas county jailer pleaded guilty Tuesday for posing as a film director in order to entice young boys into making pornographic films, court records show.
Abdellatif Nasser got what he thought was the best news possible in the summer of 2016: One of his lawyers called him at the Guantanamo Bay detention center and told him that the U.S. decided he no longer posed a threat and could go home to Morocco.