Former Virginia Governor Spared from Prison Sentence

The Supreme Court's decision rejected the federal government's view of how broadly federal bribery laws can reach.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 9:33 am

Supreme Court Strikes Down Strict Texas Abortion Law

The court struck down a Texas law that women's groups said would have forced more than three-quarters of the state's clinics to shut down.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 9:32 am

Man Kills Girlfriend With Crossbow: Police

A man accused of killing his girlfriend Sunday by shooting her through the chest with a crossbow had a history of domestic violence, police said.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 8:21 am

Supreme Court Wades Back Into Abortion Fight

A victory for Texas would boost efforts in at least a dozen other states to seek similar limits

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 8:08 am

43 Million Set to Travel Over Fourth of July Weekend

A record 43 million Americans are expected to travel this Independence Day weekend, with the overwhelming majority driving, according to AAA.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 8:04 am

Firewalk Participants Defend Tony Robbins After 30 Burned

Participants said the 30 or so people who were treated, most of them at the scene, were a tiny fraction of the 7,000 who took part in last week's Firewalk.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 7:46 am

Maine Governor's Wife Takes Summer Job as Waitress

Ann LePage, wife of Maine Gov. Paul LePage, has taken a summer job to supplement the couple's income. She hopes to use the extra cash to buy a car.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 7:45 am

'Racist' Pool Safety Poster Brings Red Cross Apology

A Red Cross Hospital signboard that carried a "super racist" message about swim safety guidelines for children prompted an apology from the hospital.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 7:42 am

Why Didn't FluMist Flu Vaccine Work?

Why are flu vaccines so hard to make? We answer your burning questions about flu vaccines.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 7:40 am

Cuban Migrants Armed With 'Machetes' Wash Up on Beach

One of the migrants said the trip to Hollywood Beach, Florida, took eight days and they spent four of those days without food nor water.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 7:16 am

'Targeted' Shooting Kills Rapper After Charity Event

Rapper Tyriece Travon Watson, who was known as "Lor Scoota," has been fatally shot.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 6:51 am

Death Toll Rises to At Least 25 After W.Va. Floods

Nearly 10 inches of rain fell in just 12 hours late last week, causing devastating flash flooding. More heavy rain is expected Monday.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 6:41 am

What's at Stake in Supreme Court Abortion Case?

Since the law was passed, the number of clinics providing abortion services in Texas dropped to 19 from 42 — and could fall to ten if the state wins.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 6:33 am

Orlando Victims Honored at Gay Pride Parades Globally

At New York's gay pride parade, the largest in the country, there was a moment of silence for the victims of the Orlando attack on a gay nightclub.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 6:04 am

Automakers Enter 'Gray Zone' With Semi-Autonomous Tech

Traditionally, the industry has taken a go-slow approach to technology, typically waiting for new government rules and regulations.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 4:50 am

Mom Kills Intruder Who Snuck Into Kid's Bedroom

A mother fatally shot an intruder she discovered in one of her children's bedrooms, according to police in Portland, Oregon.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 4:45 am

Abortion Case Decision Day for Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court's ruling could have an impact on reproductive rights nationwide.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 4:28 am

Here's Why AR-15 Owners Love the 'Fun' Firearm

An estimated 8 million AR-style guns have been sold since they were first introduced to the public in the 1960s.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 4:19 am

Unwanted Park Geese to Become Meals for Food Bank

A county in Maryland plans to round up geese that have been creating safety issues in its parks, euthanize them and use the meat for state food banks.

Posted by on 27 June 2016 | 2:47 am

Death Toll Could Rise in Central California Wildfire

Hot, dry weather has fueled several fires, but fire authorities said most were in hand except for one: a 37,000-acre blaze in central California.

Posted by on 26 June 2016 | 9:57 pm

10 Injured During White Nationalist Rally in California

Five to seven people were stabbed during a white supremacy protest and counter-protest in California on Sunday, authorities said.

Posted by on 26 June 2016 | 9:02 pm

California Beach Evacuated for Military Device

The device, measuring 16 inches long and 3 inches in diameter, washed ashore Sunday in the Treasure Cove area of Crystal Cove State Park.

Posted by on 26 June 2016 | 8:59 pm

Yellow Prince Guitar Fetches $137,500 at Auction

A guitar once owned and often strummed by Prince sold at auction for $137,500 Saturday night.

Posted by on 26 June 2016 | 7:41 pm

5 Dead After Amtrak Train Crashes Into Vehicle

The crash occurred after the vehicle stopped on train tracks in the southern part of the state.

Posted by on 26 June 2016 | 7:27 pm

25 Dead After West Virginia Floods

The sun finally made an appearance Sunday in rain-weary West Virginia, where floods have killed at least 25 people and destroyed dozens of homes.

Posted by on 26 June 2016 | 7:05 pm