Atlanta Commissioner Elaine Boyer Comes Clean says ‘I’ve Betrayed the People’ and ‘I Need...

Elaine Boyer, DeKalb County's longest-serving commissioner, has announced her resignation from public office effective immediately this afternoon. Boyer's decision officially ends her 22-year run as...

With President Obama Back from Vacation, Advocates Hope for Executive Action on Various Issues

Expectations are high that President Obama can move ahead with controversial executive actions now that he has returned from his vacation. Obama’s two weeks on Martha’s...

Virginia Army Base Goes on Lockdown Temporarily; Soldier Injures Self with Gunshot

A female soldier with a gun inside a key building turned the weapon on herself, causing an injury, but didn't wound any others as...

WATCH: Thousands Attend Funeral for Michael Brown as Community Searches for Meaning After his...

With his speech today, did Al Sharpton establish himself as a national leader of all races, and not just a black leader or a...

Parents of James Foley Release Letter from Him Telling of His Capture

The parents of American journalist James Foley, who was kidnapped and later slain by Islamic State militants, released a letter they say Foley wrote...

500 Homes Threatened by Northern California Widlfire

A fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville forced the evacuation of about 150 homes and is threatening about 500 additional residences,...

Nearly 400 Swimmers Stung by Jellyfish in Florida

Hundreds of swimmers were stung by jellyfish on Florida beaches at the weekend. Lifeguards in Volusia County carried vinegar to treat people who had ignored...

After Powerful Earthquake Jolt, Napa, California Seeks to Clean Up and Recover

The heart of Northern California's wine country was getting back to business after a strong earthquake damaged buildings Sunday and made a mess of...

Deputies Conclude That North Carolina Pastor and His Wife Died In Murder-Suicide

A Cumberland County minister and his wife died in a murder suicide, according to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office. WTVD-TV reported that deputies believe Rev....

White House Officials Scheduled to Attend Michael Brown’s Funeral

Three White House officials will attend the funeral Monday of Michael Brown, the unarmed Ferguson teen shot and killed by a police officer Aug....

WATCH: Texas Police Pull Over Wrong Car; Put Mother in Handcuffs, Make Children Walk...

  A law-abiding mother - with four children under the age of ten in tow - was pulled over by Forney police at gunpoint and...

President Obama on Last Day of ‘Vacation’; Will Return to White House on Monday

President Barack Obama's summer vacation off the Massachusetts coast is about to end. The president was due back at the White House late Sunday after...

State of Emergency Declared After Earthquake in Northern California, Paving Way for Outside Aid

California Gov. Ed Brown declared a state of emergency for Napa, Solano, and Sonoma counties Sunday after a magnitude-6.0 earthquake rattled Northern California early Sunday, leaving...

Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey says Islamic State has ‘Apocalyptic, End-of-days...

America’s top-ranked military officer says the surging Islamic State group has an “apocalyptic, end-of-days strategic vision” in the Middle East and cannot be defeated...

Mass of Remembrance to be Held for James Foley

James Foley, the U.S. journalist slain by Islamic State militants after being held in captivity for nearly two years, will be remembered Sunday at...

Iowa Mom Charged with Child Endangerment for Ignoring Daughter’s Sexual Abuse

Filing criminal charges against a mother for reportedly ignoring claims her daughter was sexually abused is a rare move and will require prosecutors to...

Calm in Streets of Ferguson Marks Two Weeks Since Michael Brown’s Shooting

Two weeks after a white policeman shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, smaller, quieter street protests prevailed at the weekend,...

Five Killed in New York Car Crash

A woman and her four passengers, including three children, were returning home from a family gathering when their car veered off a Long Island...

Local Police Gear Being Reviewed by White House

A senior Obama administration official said Saturday the White House is weighing whether the federal government should continue to arm local police departments with...

Up to 25,000 Internal Homeland Security Department Records Hacked Into

The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that...