Family of a sword-carrying man who was killed has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Saratoga Springs, Utah, and 2 officers.
Ohio transgender teen Leelah Alcorn said on social media she committed suicide because her parents refused to accept who she was.
The deaths of a North Carolina couple, whose bodies were found at a West Virginia traffic stop, were senseless, a neighbor says.
A transgender teen's suicide has brought up a lot of questions about what it means to be transgender. Here's what the experts say.
Oregon defeats Florida State 59-20 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, in the first-ever College Football Playoff semifinal.
Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, a three-time governor and Democratic giant, died Thursday, his family said.
Two West Virginia officers were shot and wounded Thursday in a traffic stop on Interstate 64 that led to the discovery of two bodies.
The French Laundry is so exclusive that even the scofflaws who robbed it on Christmas have sophisticated palates
The father-in-law of a mother fatally shot in an Idaho Walmart by her 2-year-old son says she didn't have a mean bone in her body.
Here is a look back at the events of 2014.
Here's a look at the death penalty in the United States.
Police in Oldsmar, Florida, say Christian Gomez decapitated his mother and put her out with the garbage because of her "nagging."
Two obsessed Oregon Ducks football fans plunged into the end zone of holy matrimony in front of the Rose Bowl Thursday morning.
Here's some background information about Thanksgiving Day, celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. In 2015, Thanksgiving is on November 26.
Chick-fil-A is working with authorities to look into potential unusual activity involving card payments at a few of its locations, the fast-food chain said
The wife of the police chief in Peachtree City, Georgia, is in critical condition with a gunshot wound, the Peachtree City Police Department said Thursday.
An overnight storm delivered surprise snowfall and windy chaos to California, killing a coastal harbor patrolman and a woman in her sleep.
Amid calls for protests, police officials say additional security will be patrolling New York's Times Square for New Year's Eve.
A mother, 29, was killed in an Idaho Walmart when her 2-year-old son in the shopping cart grabbed a gun from her purse and accidentally shot her.
The two New York police officers shot to death earlier this month in Brooklyn are set to be immortalized in the streets of the city that they swore to protect.
Here is a look at the life of civil rights activist Julian Bond.
Here's a look at the life of Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida.
The Baltimore Ravens' top security guy has been charged with a sex offense that allegedly occurred December 14, online court records reveal.
The U.S. government has transferred five more Guantanamo Bay detainees, shrinking the number to 127.
An overburdened wall at a salt warehouse in Chicago collapsed spilling a mountain of white crystals on cars parked at the neighboring Acura dealership.
Here's a look at the life of George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States.
Here's a look at the life of John Reed, Chairman of Board at MIT and former Citigroup CEO.
Here's a look at the 2011 shootings in Tucson, Arizona. Six people were killed and 13 were wounded including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Shooter Jared Lee Loughner pled guilty in 2012 and was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Here is a look at the life of George Tenet, former director of the CIA.
Here is some background information about the Golden Globe Awards, which are presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Here's a look at the life of Herman Cain, candidate for the Republican nomination for president in the 2012 election.
Here's a look at mine disasters in the United States.
Here's a look at the life of Jon Corzine, former governor of New Jersey.
Thousands of police pay respects for one of two New York officers who lost their lives in the line of duty a week ago.
A rookie Flagstaff, Arizona, officer who was answering a domestic violence call has died from gunshot wounds.
Spokesman for Ferguson, Missouri, police on unpaid leave, facing disciplinary action after calling Michael Brown memorial a "pile of trash" in interview.
The FBI has joined the investigation into who stole a baby Jesus from a Haverhill, Massachusetts, nativity scene and replaced it with a real pig's head.
Nine people have been arrested in connection with alleged threats made toward NYPD in the past week.
Slain New York police Officer Rafael Ramos saw the street as his ministry.
Offers pour in to help the families of slain New York City police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.
Here's a look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Here is a look at the life of Stevie Wonder, singer, songwriter, producer and activist.
Here's a look at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Connecticut.
Former WWE ring star Kevin Nash and son booked on battery after family violence.
Riders of Philadelphia public transit were reminded on Christmas Day that the holiday celebrates a birth in the humblest of circumstances.
Here is a look at the life of Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots tight end charged with the murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd and the murders of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado.
It was a frustrating day for holiday fliers as almost 3,000 flights were postponed due to rain, poor visibility.
Here's a look at the life of comedian and actor Bill Cosby.
Giant panda cub Bao Bao at the National Zoo got a shock when she touched a hot wire. She's fine, but scared in a tree, National Zoo says.
A woman believed to be the world's oldest Facebook user has died at the age of 114, her family said.
A police shooting case in the historic civil rights city of Selma adds a different layer to the national debate.
A protest against racism and police violence packed sidewalks in New York on Tuesday, despite calls from the city's mayor for a pause in demonstrations.
The mother of the man who killed two New York police officers has spoken out, apologizing for the horror her son Ismaaiyl Brinsley caused before taking his own life.
A baggage handler for Delta Air Lines moved a lot more than just luggage, authorities say -- he also helped smuggle guns.
A tornado system touched down in portions of Mississippi on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least four people and leaving injuries, damage and power outages.
Here's a look at one of the most successful golfers in history, Tiger Woods.
Here's a look at the life of Richard Reid, also known as the "shoe bomber." He is serving a life sentence at the U.S. Penitentiary Administrative Maximum (ADMAX) facility in Florence, Colorado. Zacarias Moussaoui, convicted September 11 conspirator, is also incarcerated there.
A district attorney has decided against charges in the case of a police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill man more than a dozen times in Milwaukee.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton on Monday visited the homes of the two officers slain over the weekend.
Muhammad Ali has "vastly improved" after being hospitalized over the weekend with a mild case of pneumonia, his spokesman Bob Gunnell says.
The premise is simple: You can eat one marshmallow now or, if you can wait, you get to eat two marshmallows later.
U.S. officers shoot a Canadian man who walked toward a border inspection booth waving what they said looked like a handgun.
Here's an in-depth look at the life of songwriter and convicted murderer Phil Spector.
Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston has been cleared by a school panel that considered whether he violated the student conduct code.
Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who shot and killed two New York City police officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, had a lengthy criminal record, police say.
A police officer in Tarpon Springs, Florida, was shot and killed early Sunday, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.
Shortly after a man killed two police officers sitting in their patrol car in New York City, the finger-pointing started.
Here's a look at the life of Grammy-winning singer Tony Bennett, famous for his signature song "I Left my Heart in San Francisco."
Here is a look at the life of singer and actress Barbra Streisand.
Here is a look at the life of Grammy Award-winner Chris Brown, who pleaded guilty to assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.
Famed boxer Muhammad Ali was admitted to an undisclosed hospital Saturday with pneumonia, his spokesman Bob Gunnell said.
A choir of protests echoed through the country's quintessential mega-mall, when a few hundred demonstrators raised their voices at the Mall of America.
Eastern Air Lines flew its first of 20 new planes into Miami on Friday. The event marks a relaunch of the once-bankrupt airline, which last flew in 1991.
Two New York police officers were shot and killed ambush-style Saturday as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn.
Former employees of Sony Pictures have filed lawsuits against the company over a security breach.
The U.S. government continues to shrink its ranks of Guantanamo Bay detainees, announcing Saturday that four more have been repatriated -- this time to Afghanistan.
Florida appears set to recognize same-sex marriages on January 6, after the U.S. Supreme Court declines to further delay a lower court's ruling.
Another Pacific storm is to pound the West Coast this weekend and could unleash flash flooding and mudslides, a week after similar rains left devastation.
The Department of Homeland Security this week announced it is opening the largest immigrant family detention facility in the United States, amid concerns from immigrant-rights groups.
Those lights you put up for the holidays don't just brighten your neighborhood -- they provide NASA with new data about how cities illuminate the night.
Here's a look at the life of Paul Wolfowitz, former president of the World Bank.
Here's a look at the life of retired Army General Wesley Clark.
Here is a look at the life of Mary Tyler Moore, Tony and Emmy award winning actress.
Here's some background information about same-sex marriage in the United States and worldwide.
To draw attention ISIS battle in Kobani, Syrian Kurd living in U.S. goes on three-week hunger strike on Washington sidewalk.
A newly released video shows the now-wife of NFL player Ray Rice lovingly nuzzling him shortly after he knocked her out cold at a casino in New Jersey.
The University of Virginia released correspondence with a Rolling Stone magazine writer and fact checker.
For the first time since detailed records began being kept in 1992, undocumented immigrants from Mexico made up less than half of those apprehended.
Lawyer: A $50 million settlement was reached in the deadly collapse of a stage at the Indiana State Fair
Kepler is still on the beat.
A West Virginia lawsuit claims tainted meatloaf from a Bob Evans restaurant caused an elderly couple to die.
In an abandoned storage unit in Colfax, California, a woman finds a sealed ottoman containing two small bodies.
Two girls accused of stabbing a friend to impress the fictional Internet bogeyman Slenderman have been found competent to stand trial.
Arsonists started a huge December 8 blaze in downtown Los Angeles, the Fire Department says.
What deluges? 11 trillion gallons of rain needed to end California drought.
The U.S. Army plans to launch two stationary blimps 10,000 feet in the air next week to better protect the Washington, D.C. area from cruise missiles.
Here is a look at the life of Jim Jones, former National Security Adviser under President Barack Obama.