At least eight people were killed in a shooting Friday morning at a high school in Southeast Texas, the latest eruption of gun violence to terrorize students and teachers alike.
Shots were fired at a high school in Southeast Texas Friday morning, leading to injuries, school officials said. A person was arrested at the scene as authorities swarmed the campus.
A student and teacher were killed Thursday in New Jersey when the school bus they were travelling in was involved in an accident with a dump truck, authorities said. Dozens of other children and adults were injured and taken to hospitals.
The Senate Judiciary Committee released 2,500 pages of congressional testimony on Wednesday. The trove of information provides a new window into that ill-fated June 2016 Trump Tower meeting before which Donald Trump Jr. was promised damaging Russian government information about Hillary Clinton - from what turned out to be a Kremlin-tied lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya.
WASHINGTON - First lady Melania Trump underwent a medical procedure to "treat a benign kidney condition" on Monday morning at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and is expected to remain hospitalized for the rest of the week, according to her communications director.
President Donald Trump announced Thursday that his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will occur June 12 in Singapore, the most significant step yet in his bid to rid the region of nuclear weapons.
The nationwide food poisoning outbreak from E. coli-tainted romaine lettuce has spread to 29 states and sickened 149 people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.
PYONGYANG, North Korea - Three American men who had been imprisoned by North Korea are on their way to the United States, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday after they were released to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his visit to Pyongyang.
President Donald Trump said the U.S. will withdraw from the landmark 2015 accord to curb Iran's nuclear program and that he would reinstate financial sanctions on the Islamic Republic, casting the Mideast into a new period of uncertainty.
WASHINGTON - Five current and former executives with pharmaceutical distributors that are accused of flooding small U.S. towns with prescription painkillers are scheduled to testify before Congress on Tuesday, a hearing that could be a defining moment for the opioid industry.
Less than a week ago, Leilani Estates was the picture of serenity on Hawaii's Big Island, a subdivision in the island's eastern Puna district filled with wooden homes nestled in tropical plant-filled lots.
After authorities had warned for several days of an impending eruption, Hawaii's Kilauea volcano delivered Thursday. White clouds of steam and volcanic gases rose high in the sky above the southeastern part of Hawaii Island.
A Puerto Rico Air National Guard plane crashed in Savannah, Georgia, during a training mission Wednesday, killing at least five people, military officials said.
Meadow Pollack was a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with plans to go to college when she was shot to death in the hallway on Feb. 14. Her father, Andrew Pollack, says that after Meadow was shot the first time, she crawled over to throw her arms around a cowering freshman student, before the shooter repeatedly shot her in the back, killing both girls.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday hailed the "historic meeting" between the leaders of North and South Korea and said "good things are happening" - but sounded a cautionary note about the thaw in relations between the two nations.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. - Iconic entertainer Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday on three counts of sexual assault, a decision that punctuates one of the most thundering falls from grace in American cultural history.
WASHINGTON - Ronny L. Jackson, President Donald Trump's embattled nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, withdrew from consideration Thursday amid mushrooming allegations of professional misconduct that raised questions about the White House vetting process.
TORONTO - A 25-year-old suspect accused of mowing down pedestrians with a van in a busy Toronto shopping district was ordered held Tuesday on 10 counts of first-degree murder - one of each of the victims in an attack whose motives still remain unclear.
Former president George H.W. Bush was hospitalized Sunday morning "after contracting an infection that spread to his blood," a family spokesman said.
Police in Nashville said Monday that they had arrested Travis Reinking, the 29-year-old accused of killing four people in a shooting rampage at a Waffle House over the weekend.
LONDON - Catherine, the duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a baby boy on Monday morning at the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's hospital, the same place where she had her other two children, according to Kensington Palace. Her husband, Prince William, 35, was by her side.
More than a thousand guests attended a private funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush Saturday, including four former presidents and three former first ladies, as well as the current first lady.
The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to Donald Trump.
Barbara Bush, who was the wife of one president and the mother of another and whose embrace of her image as America's warmhearted grandmother belied her influence and mettle, died April 17. She was 92.
One person was killed after an engine failed and forced a Southwest Airlines flight to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport on Tuesday, federal investigators said.
A Southwest Airlines jetliner carrying 148 people made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an engine blew out, forcing the temporary suspension of flights in and out of the airport.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump ordered a military attack against Syrian President Bashar Assad on Friday, joining allies Britain and France in launching missile strikes in retaliation for what Western nations said was the deliberate gassing of Syrian civilians.
WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., told colleagues Wednesday that he will not seek reelection this year, ending a nearly 20-year tenure in Congress and adding further uncertainty about whether embattled Republicans can maintain control of the House.
WASHINGTON - Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg faced sharp criticism in the opening comments of Tuesday's highly anticipated congressional hearing, as he prepared to apologize for a series of missteps that, he acknowledges, have imperiled the privacy of tens of millions of Americans and helped spread both phony news and Russian disinformation.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump lashed out Tuesday at prosecutors for the raid of his longtime personal attorney's Manhattan office, home and hotel room, saying it violated attorney-client privilege.
SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Police rushed to YouTube's headquarters in San Bruno, California, to respond to reports of an active shooter around midday Tuesday, officials said.
A Marion-born filmmaker who won big in an Asheville film festival last year recently returned from Paris to talk about her accomplishments and competing at the international level.
The state of California sued the Trump administration Monday night, arguing that the decision to add a question about citizenship in the 2020 census violates the U.S. Constitution.
He was spotted on the highway, traveling from Florida with a cross on his back and a message to spread.
ROUND ROCK, Texas - The suspected serial bomber who terrorized Austin with a slew of exploding packages died early Wednesday after detonating another explosive device in his vehicle as police closed in on him, authorities said.
It's nearly impossible to go online these days and not come across videos of cats swinging from ceiling fans or being scared by cucumbers. Cats litter Facebook and Snapchat and appear on social media accounts boasting hundreds of thousands of followers. The most successful Internet cat entrepreneurs can make tens of thousands of dollars each year from advertising and merchandising.
Authorities said there has been a shooting at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County, Maryland, but it was not immediately clear whether anyone had been injured.
A new pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday afternoon, injuring multiple people, according to police.
Stephen Hawking, the British theoretical physicist who overcame a devastating neurological disease to probe the greatest mysteries of the cosmos and become a globally celebrated symbol of the power of the human mind, has died, a family spokesman told the Associated Press. He was 76.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replaced him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, orchestrating a major change to his national security team amid delicate negotiations with North Korea, White House officials said Tuesday.
A Broward County, Florida, grand jury on Wednesday indicted Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old charged with the school shooting rampage last month, on 34 counts of premeditated murder and attempted murder.
TOKYO - North Korea has vowed not to test missiles or nuclear weapons during proposed talks with the United States and South Korea, officials from South Korea said Tuesday after returning from surprisingly productive meetings in Pyongyang.
WASHINGTON - Hope Hicks, the White House communications director and one of President Donald Trump's longest-serving and closest political advisers, said Wednesday that she is leaving the administration sometime in the next few weeks.
Dick's Sporting Goods will no longer sell assault-style rifles, high-capacity magazines or guns to people under the age of 21, according to chief executive Edward W. Stack.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday named Brad Parscale, who served as his digital strategist in 2016, as his campaign manager to helm the 2020 reelection effort.
West Marion’s community garden has received a $10,000 grant to further distribute fresh, healthy food to local citizens.
An Arkansas fugitive with numerous outstanding warrants may spend up to nine years in prison on local charges after his conviction in McDowell County District Court.