(Photo: Steve Helber, AP)

Former Virginia Governor and Wife Freed on Own Recognizance

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were released on their own recognizance Friday in the federal corruption case against them. The former...
Emergency crews work at the scene of a massive pileup involving more than 40 vehicles, many of them semitrailers, along Interstate 94 Thursday afternoon near Michigan City, Ind. At least three were killed and more than 20 people were injured. (AP Photo/Indiana State Police)

‘War Zone’: Indiana Highway Re-opens After Massive, Deadly Pileup

A mile-long stretch of a busy northern Indiana interstate reopened Friday morning, nearly a full day after a massive pileup that killed three people...
FILE 2012: A Raytheon Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System aerostat is pictured on the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

Pentagon Plans to Launch 2 Blimp-like Aircraft in the Skies Above D.C.; Says They...

The Pentagon plan to deploy two large blimplike aircraft 10,000 feet into the sky about 45 miles northeast of Washington, D.C., has raised new...
A model 1911 pistol is held in the hands of an assembler prior to being test fired at the Smith & Wesson factory in Springfield. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Gunmakers, Smith & Wesson and Sturm Ruger, Abandon California Rather than Comply with New...

A new gun law proponents say helps law enforcement has driven Smith & Wesson and Sturm Ruger out of California, and affirmed the suspicions...
Jason Cross, 8, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., was told not to bring his Bible to Highview Elementary School, according to his mother, who says teachers at the same school distributed worksheets referencing alcohol.

Michigan Mom says School Told Son Not to Bring Bible to School

A Detroit-area woman is accusing her children's school of hypocrisy after her son was told not to bring his Bible to class and her...
Veteran BART police officer Tom "Tommy" Smith was shot and killed by another BART officer on Tuesday Jan. 21, 2014 in Dublin, Calif. Photo: Handout, Courtesy BART

California BART Officer, Sgt. Tom Smith, Slain by Fellow Officer; First Official Killed in...

The bullet struck an area of BART Police Sgt. Tom Smith's body that was not covered by the vest, Alameda County sheriff's spokesman Sgt....
Marlise Munoz was 14 weeks pregnant when stricken; her family says she's brain dead (Credit: CNN)

Texas Court Takes Up Case of Pregnant Mom: Husband says she’s Brain Dead; Hospital...

Is Marlise Munoz "nothing more than an empty shell," as her husband says, contending she's been brain dead since November and should be left...
Hunter Moore, who operated the website isanyoneup.com, has been indicted on federal charges. The 27-year-old is accused of hacking into email accounts, stealing nude photos and posting them online. (CLUBBENTV VIA VIMEO.COM)

FBI Arrests Owner of Revenge Porn Site on Hacking, Identity Theft Charges

Hunter Moore and his accused hacker, Charles "Gary" Evens, were charged Thursday with conspiracy, seven counts of unauthorized access to a protected computer, and...

California Experiencing Worst Drought in More Than a Century with No Sign of it...

In California, 2013 was a record-setting year because of the lack of rainfall. A professor at UC Berkeley warns this time could go into...

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Seeks 50,000 Work Visas Over 5 Years to Entice Immigrants...

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder asked the federal government Thursday to set aside thousands of work visas for bankrupt Detroit, a bid to revive the...

Justice Department Reports that Nearly Half of Prison Rapes Are Committed by Guards and...

A decade after President George W. Bush signed into law the Prison Rape Elimination Act, sexual abuse is still rampant in America’s corrections facilities, with a growing...

Robert Kennedy’s Daughter to Face Trial on February 24th for Drugged Driving

Kerry Kennedy's drugged-driving trial has been set for Feb. 24, even as her attorney sought to have the charge dismissed. Kennedy, the daughter of Sen....

President Obama’s Senior Healthcare Advisor Chris Jennings is Leaving the White House

Chris Jennings, a top adviser to President Barack Obama who played a key role in the implementation of his signature healthcare law, is leaving...

Forecast: U.S. to be Locked in Freezing Polar Vortex Until February; Houston Sees First...

  Many northern cities could stay below freezing through the end of the month. The intense cold that's plagued much of the central, eastern and southern...

Beautiful, Talented 19-Year-Old Track Star at UPenn, Madison Holleran, Jumps to her Death from...

The parents of a popular track star at the University of Pennsylvania who committed suicide on Friday, begged her not to go back to...

Some Are Asking, Who Is the Thug? Justin Bieber or Richard Sherman?

Whose behavior is worse, Justin Bieber or NFL player Richard Sherman? Sadly, race is the deciding factor for whom to label a ‘thug.’ Which person...

Arizona State University Fraternity Expelled Over Racially Charged MLK Holiday Party

Photos on social media depicted partygoers wearing stereotypical hip-hop clothes and posing with hollowed-out watermelon cups. Arizona State University severed ties with the Tau Kappa...
Luan Vu, 19, is being held for capital murder in the death of his alleged ex-girlfriend Vy Ngoc Bao-Pham. (Credit: Houston Police)

Houston Teen Kills Ex-Girlfriend and Dumps her Body in Bayou After she Starts Dating...

A 19-year-old Houston man killed his teenage girlfriend, police said, dumping her body in the Sims Bayou, after she had decided to start seeing...
Zakieya Latrice Avery (Montgomery County Police Department)

Two Maryland Women Arrested for Stabbing 4 Toddlers Called Themselves ‘Demon Assassins’

The Montgomery County mother accused of stabbing her four young children during a bloody exorcism — killing two of them — believed that demonic spirits were...

Ronald Reagan’s Granddaughter, Ashley Reagan, Poses Next to Man Dressed as al-Qaeda Bomber; Family...

Ronald Reagan's granddaughter has sparked a furor after she posted a photograph of herself with a man dressed as an al-Qaeda suicide bomber to...