Florida sheriff to investigate Epstein's work…

A Florida sheriff has launched an internal investigation into wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein's time spent out of jail under a work release program after he was convicted of sexually abusing underage girls

Black lawmaker: White man said 'Go back where you…

An African American lawmaker in Georgia says she was verbally attacked in a supermarket by a white man who told her to "go back where you came from."

June's Record High Temps Are Part Of A Worrisome…

It's too early to know exactly how climate change impacted June's temperatures, but we do know it's increasing the odds of extreme weather.

Work on old oil well may have caused California spill

Chevron says an 800,000-gallon oil spill in Central California may have started when crews tried to recap an abandoned well

US to send asylum seekers back to dangerous part…

The U.S. government will expand its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities

Power station fires knock out service on hot day…

Fires at two transmission substations in Wisconsin's capital knocked out power to more than thousands of customers on a sweltering day, sending plumes of smoke into the air and leading the governor to declare a state of emergency

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Trump Selects Son Of Late Justice Antonin Scalia…

Eugene Scalia has a long history of representing major corporations that fight against unions and stricter labor laws.

1 killed, 4 injured when Alaska flight aborted on takeoff

A Maryland man visiting Alaska with his family was killed and one of his three children was critically injured Friday after their floatplane's takeoff was aborted during takeoff

Judge to give Motel 6 settlement preliminary nod…

A federal judge has told Motel 6 and civil rights attorneys he plans to give his preliminary nod to a settlement in the case involving guests who complained the national chain violated their privacy by giving their information to immigration authorities

2 Utah polygamous group members plead guilty in…

Two executives of a Salt Lake City biodiesel company linked to a polygamous group have pleaded guilty to charges filed in a $511 million tax credit scheme

Chicago Police Officers Fired, Accused Of…

On Thursday, the Chicago Police Board voted to fire Sgt. Stephen Franko along with officers Janet Mondragon, Daphne Sebastian and Ricardo Viramontes.

Counties: Drug companies shipped suspicious…

Two Ohio counties say in new court filings that drugmakers and distributors violated regulations by shipping suspicious orders of powerful prescription opioids

Appeals court upholds Trump move to drop mine…

A US appeals court panel has sided with the Trump administration, ruling that state and federal programs already in place ensure that mining companies take financial responsibility for future pollution cleanups

Chicago's elusive gator settles into new home in…

An alligator that eluded capture for days in a Chicago lagoon is settling in its new home in Florida

President Trump, Democrats Respond To 'Send Her…

​A crowd at President Trump's campaign rally in North Carolina began chanting "send her back" as he was talking about Rep. Ilhan Omar.

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The Latest: Subway suspension caused by computer failure

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says a failure in the computer system that powers the signals on seven New York City subway lines caused a suspension of more than an hour on those lines

3 sentenced for violence at Virginia white…

Three members of a white supremacist group have been sentenced to between two and three years in prison for violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia and political rallies in California

South Bend police to get body camera upgrades…

The Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor is updating its police officers' body camera technology following the recent fatal police shooting of a black man

What A $15 Minimum Wage Would Mean For Different…

The House just passed a bill that would boost the federal minimum wage to $15. But that doesn't mean the same thing for all minimum-wage workers.

Florida woman accused of assault over pizza slice

Authorities have arrested a woman in Florida who they say tried to attack another woman with a knife when she was denied a slice of pizza

Slim chance of ever finding Chinese scholar's body

Authorities in Illinois have suggested that the remains of a slain 26-year-old scholar from China may never be found despite a vow from prosecutors after her killer was sentenced to life in prison this week that the search will continue

Sandra Day O'Connor's Arizona home makes National…

A 1950s adobe house in Arizona, where the first woman on the nation's highest court loved to cook and serve meals across party lines, has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Case Documents Detail Trump's Involvement In Hush…

​Search warrants and related materials detail Donald Trump and Cohen's attempts to quash a potentially damaging scandal before the 2016 election.

The Latest: Troopers identify man killed in Alaska plane

Alaska authorities say a passenger killed when a floatplane's takeoff was aborted was a Maryland man

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Ruling keeps alive Abu-Jamal's lawsuit over…

A federal appeals court is keeping alive a lawsuit brought by Mumia Abu-Jamal that alleges his rights were violated when he was denied hepatitis C drugs

Beachgoers Save a Pod of Stranded Whales

When Georgia Natural Resources workers arrived at a beach on St. Simons Island, they thought the group of people in the water was putting on some sort of dolphin show for beachgoers. "As we got closer, we couldn't believe what we saw," a spokesman said, per CNN . The crowd was...

Remote Work May Ramp Up Productivity, But Workers…

Working from home is becoming more popular, but its effects are only just being studied.