Wildfires have devastated parts of the island of Maui in Hawaii, killing at least six people, damaging or destroying more than 270 structures and reducing parts of historic Lahaina to ash.
Officials are breaking ground in southeast Louisiana on a nearly $3 billion project to fight coastal wetland loss.
Food service workers at a Las Vegas Strip arena who want higher pay and better benefits are set to rally on the famed tourist corridor.
ChatGPT and other artificial intelligence chatbots have become the go-to source for cheating in college.
California regulators are poised to decide whether two rival robotaxi services can provide around-the-clock rides throughout San Francisco.
Inflation in the United States likely rose in July for the first time in 12 months, driven higher by more expensive gasoline and suggesting that the fight against rising prices may prove bumpier in the months ahead.
A Connecticut police officer, trapped inside a moving stolen vehicle, shot and killed the suspect who was behind the wheel, according to the local police department’s chief.
The Cook County Sheriff’s Office says an inmate has been beaten to death inside the hospital wing of Cook County Jail.
Michael Lorenzen threw the 14th no-hitter in Philadelphia Phillies history, a dazzling performance in only his second start with his new team, which beat the Washington Nationals 7-0.
Louisiana’s gubernatorial race is intensifying as candidates take aim at Attorney General Jeff Landry — the Republican front-runner backed by former President Donald Trump — by calling him a bully and accusing him of backroom deals to gain political support.
Former President Donald Trump says he won’t sign a pledge to support the Republican nominee if he loses the GOP presidential primary.
Lorilee Schultz of Orangeville has fond childhood memories of the Illinois State Fair and visits to the Dairy Building, where she and her cousin munched on cream puffs.
California energy officials have voted Wednesday to extend the life of three natural gas power plants along the state’s southern coast.
Police in Alabama arrested two boaters on misdemeanor assault charges in connection with a riverside brawl that drew national attention.
President Joe Biden says he’s open to granting assistance for people sickened by exposure to radiation during nuclear weapons testing, including in New Mexico, where the world’s first atomic bomb was tested in 1945.
A judge has ordered state prosecutors to release certain documents used as evidence against several men charged with aiding a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Wednesday that a medical equipment manufacturing company plans to invest $43 million in Alabama to produce nitrile medical gloves.
Authorities are investigating the shooting of a person by a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper in Sturgis, where a big annual motorcycle rally is underway.
A jury has acquitted a Michigan State Police trooper who was charged with assault for not calling off his dog when a suspect was on the ground with a broken hip.
A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday and charged with several federal crimes, including assaulting a law enforcement officer, for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S.
Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger vowed to make its streaming services profitable via a planned October price hike on its ad-free Disney+ and Hulu plans and a crackdown on password sharing expected to extend through next year.
Police in Tacoma, Washington, have shot and killed a 41-year-old man after they say he fired at officers.
The U.S. government will settle a lawsuit with conservation groups and commit to releasing more endangered red wolves into North Carolina. The U.S.
Tennessee is facing a lawsuit over a congressional redistricting map that carved up Democratic-leaning Nashville to help Republicans flip a seat in last year’s elections.
News organizations are seeking regulations to govern the fast-moving artificial intelligence technology that threatens upheavals for their businesses.
Authorities say a Georgia man was killed by a tree falling onto his car in a powerful thunderstorm. Chatham County police have said in a news release that 66-year-old Gregory Scott died Tuesday night as strong winds, heavy rain and lightning pummeled the Savannah area.
The discovery of an illegal medical lab in central California by a code enforcement officer has unleashed an uproar in a rural community and fed anti-Chinese rumors online.
One of rock’s greatest songwriters and musicians, Robbie Robertson, has died at 80. His manager said he died Wedensday in Los Angeles, surrounded by family.
Gun safety groups are joining together to endorse President Joe Biden in 2024, as the president continues to push for stricter gun laws as a major part of his political platform that was all but unthinkable for Democrats even a few years ago.
An ex-police official has pleaded guilty to blocking an investigation into the misuse of city resources by former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio during the Democrat’s failed presidential campaign.
A federal prosecutor has told jurors that evidence would show a former chief of staff to longtime Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan lied to a grand jury to protect his boss.