Federal Louisiana Judge Orders Release of Last of the ‘Angola Three’

A federal judge in Louisiana on Monday ordered the release of the last of the prisoners known as the "Angola Three," who has spent...

Chicago Shootings for 2015 Pass 1,000 Mark

The mother's cries filled the empty street in Bridgeport as her 17-year-old son lay under a white sheet behind yellow crime scene tape. "I just...

Kansas Man Admits to Plotting Suicide Bomb Attack at Wichita Airport

A former avionics technician who authorities said wanted to cause "maximum carnage" during the holiday season admitted Monday to plotting a suicide bomb attack...

WATCH: Video Released of Boston Police Shooting Terror Suspect

Authorities in Boston released a surveillance video Monday that shows six plainclothes law enforcement officers surrounding a terrorism suspect in the moments before police...

Abortion Rate Down 12% in U.S.

The rate of abortions has declined across almost all of the US since 2010, a new survey from the Associated Press has found. Abortions have...

TSA Fails to Identify 73 Employees With ‘Ties to Terrorism’

A new Department of Homeland Security Inspector General report found that the Transportation Security Administration failed to identify 73 aviation employees with active clearance...

Army Secretary John McHugh to Step Down by November

Army Secretary John McHugh will leave office by Nov. 1 after serving six years as the civilian head of the largest branch of the...

Religious, Civic Leaders Call for Police Officer Who Threw 14-Year-Old Girl to Ground and...

Religious and civic leaders on Monday called for officials in McKinney, Tex., to fire the police officer seen in a video throwing a 14-year-old...

May Was Wettest Month Ever Recorded in U.S. History

Fueled by colossal rainfall totals in the nation's midsection, May was the wettest month ever recorded in U.S. history, the National Centers for Environmental...

Jeb Bush Hires Campaign Manager

With Jeb Bush set to declare his 2016 presidential bid next Monday, his campaign structure is coming into focus with a spate of new...

Ex-S.C. Officer Indicted for Murder In Shooting of Unarmed Black Man

A grand jury affirmed the state of South Carolina's murder charge on Monday against a white former North Charleston police officer who fatally shot...

Praying to Jesus on the House Floor Is a Sensitive Subject for Some Staffers

Rev. Gregory Goethals of Los Angeles closed his House opening prayer on May 19 by saying, “We ask this in the name of your...

President Obama says, ‘We Don’t Have a Complete Strategy Yet on Training Iraqis to...

President Barack Obama said on Monday his top national security advisers were still working to solidify their plans to train Iraqi defense forces battling...

Barbara Bush Turns 90, Promotes Literacy for Adults

Former first lady Barbara Bush is promoting literacy on her 90th birthday. Her foundation and Dollar General are partnering with X Prize for a $7...

Gov. Cuomo says Escaped New York Murderers May Have Had Help from Prison Staff

New York state officials are investigating whether a civilian staff member or contractor helped a pair of convicted murders to escape from a maximum-security...

Four Illinois Police Officers Charged With Lying Under Oath in Drug Case

Four police officers – three from Chicago, and one from Glenview – have been charged with felony perjury, for allegedly lying under oath in...

Hundreds of Bikers Rally in Texas, Demanding Release of Brethren Jailed in Waco Shootout

Over 500 bikers protested in Waco, Texas on Sunday in solidarity with motorcyclists they say have been wrongly incarcerated following the shootout that left nine...

Pennsylvania Chemical Plant on Fire, Generating Huge Amount of Smoke

A fire at a chemical plant in Adams County, Pa., has sent black smoke billowing into the sky Monday morning. The fire at Miller Chemical...

Montana Man Kills Wife, 3 Children, and Himself

A Montana man shot and killed his wife and three children, set the family's cabin on fire and then killed himself. Anaconda-Deer Lodge Police Chief...

13-Year-Old Girl Commits Suicide After Father’s Public-Shaming Video is Posted Online

A 13-year-old Washington girl took her own life after her father recorded a video of him punishing her, sparking a debate over public shaming videos posted online by...