The plaintiff in the historic gay marriage case before the Supreme Court says she cried when she heard the ruling.
A two-headed turtle has hatched at the San Antonio Zoo and officials have named her Thelma and Louise.
It’s a big year for throwing. The greatest closer in baseball history, Mariano Rivera of the Yankees, is retiring. Aroldis Chapman, the overpowering Cincinnati Reds reliever, continues to fire fastballs beyond 100 mph.
A senator who has been instrumental in the fight for open government is warning Americans their privacy is at risk because the government collects phone records in bulk.
A self-confessed “sextortionist” from Indiana was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years in prison and fined $70,000 for coercing more than a dozen teenagers into performing sex acts online.
U.S. stock indexes are moving higher for a second day as the bond market recovers from a slump.
President Barack Obama has telephoned his congratulations to the plaintiffs in a gay marriage case before the Supreme Court.
A military explosives team has detonated a suspected mine that a diver discovered partially buried in the sand in the ocean off New Jersey.
Two rulings from the Supreme Court are celebrated by supporters of gay marriage.
The Supreme Court has thrown out the conviction of a Massachusetts financier convicted of extortion for sending threatening emails to a New York state official.
The family of a climber lost since Saturday on Oregon’s Mount Hood is holding out hope he’ll be found alive.
A judge has ruled that the demolition contractor charged in the deaths of six people buried when a building collapsed in Philadelphia must meet bail of $1.55 million.
So this was the deal
The New England Patriots released tight end Aaron Hernandez on Wednesday “following his arrest in the investigation of a homicide” last week in North Attleboro, Mass., the team announced in a statement.
People visiting Gettysburg for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s pivotal battle will get to see a famous attraction the way it looked in the late 1800s.
U.S. stock indexes moved higher in early trading Wednesday, despite news that the U.S. economy has been growing more slowly than first estimated.
To lead their nearly 13-hour filibuster attempt aimed at blocking a contentious abortion bill