A fire in Manhattan has been ruled an arson.
A sailor was fatally shot aboard a guided-missile destroyer docked at the world’s largest naval base late Monday, and security forces killed the lone suspect, according to the Navy.
Supreme Court justices are weighing whether corporations have religious rights that exempt them from part of the new health care law that requires coverage of birth control for employees at no extra charge.
A Kansas House committee is preparing to take up a proposal from Republican leaders to increase education spending to satisfy a state Supreme Court order.
A Chicago train driven by an apparently sleepy operator, which jumped its tracks and screeched up an escalator at one of the world’s busiest airports, could have caused untold death and destruction had the crash occurred during the day when the station is usually packed with travelers.
A Charlotte, N.C., woman who was injured in the bombing at the Boston Marathon last year is heading back for this year’s event.
A small power outage was reported in Topeka Tuesday morning.
Cannon booms reverberate across the Houston Ship Channel, a scare tactic to keep birds away from oil-slicked beaches. On a mainland shore near a line of refineries, crews scour the sand for quarter-sized tar balls that have washed ashore.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the New York police commissioner denounced the parachute jump off 1 World Trade Center last fall by three skydiving enthusiasts as a lawless act that put others in danger.
A Wichita woman pleaded no contest to planning the shooting death of a former Wichita high school football player.
Today is National Agriculture Day, a time for to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. John Floros.
Efforts to conceal the extent of dangerous car defects at Toyota Motor Corp. were so pervasive, prosecutors say, that an exasperated employee at one point warned that “someone will go to jail if lies are repeatedly told.”
Ukrainian soldiers piled onto buses and began their westward journey on Tuesday, leaving behind former comrades who saluted them from outside a base overrun by Russian forces.
Mark Wahlberg, star of the upcoming “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” is promising the fourth installment of the Michael Bay-directed franchise will be a huge hit.
A Kansas hospital has been recognized for its work in training health care professionals to identify and help victims of human trafficking.
Three days after a huge landslide destroyed a small community in rural Washington state, authorities still had no firm idea how many people were missing, possibly buried in the tangled mess of mud, trees and debris.
Federal agents are reaching out to children to get them to use street smarts online in a nationwide push to prevent sexual exploitation cases.