The stock market is getting off to a mixed start as traders show only mild enthusiasm for an improving outlook for the U.S. government’s credit rating.
A Hawaii man who drove his pickup into the ocean has been arrested on drunken driving charges.
AT&T Inc. on Monday said it’s adding a walkie-talkie-like application to the iPhone for its corporate customers, replicating a hallmark feature of the Nextel network, which is being shut down this summer.
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from two American whistleblowers who claim U.S. forces tortured them in Iraq and who want to sue former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.
A Pennsylvania man has been accused of stealing a state police cruiser and leading officers on a chase — after he had been handcuffed.
Defense attorneys for James “Whitey” Bulger have asked a judge to delay opening statements in his racketeering trial.
U.S. safety regulators have added about 320,000 older model Honda Odyssey minivans to a widening probe of faulty air bags that affects at least three automakers and more than 2 million vehicles.
More relatives of a 7-year-old Detroit girl are expected to testify in the trial of a police officer charged in her death.
U.S. stock futures are following markets in Asia higher on new data showing that Japan’s economy grew faster than originally thought this year.
The No. 2 Republican in the House says Congress is “perplexed” about government eavesdropping and wants more answers from the Obama administration.
It may not have been Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev’s Cold War walk by a frozen lake in Switzerland.
The shooting rampage in Santa Monica on Friday claimed the lives of five victims and injured several others. Authorities shot and killed the gunman. Here are the stories of some who lost their lives.
Jurors have a tough decision to make when they begin deliberations in the case of a former Kansas lawman accused of shooting his wife and setting their house on fire while the couple’s young children slept down the hall.
Two people were found dead Friday in a burned home near the campus of Santa Monica College, where someone sprayed a street corner with gunfire, wounding at least three people, authorities said.
Dick Cheney will be shooting for Wyoming in an antelope hunt that’s co-hosted by the governors of Colorado and Wyoming each year.
An appeals court says U.S. authorities working with the Jamaican government had no duty to review the legality of Jamaica’s surveillance of a U.S. citizen.
The U.S. unemployment rate is still high, at 7.6 percent. But by international standards, it’s not so bad.