A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties. More>>
Sheriff's deputies in north Florida say a man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games. More>>
Court records show Will Arnett has filed for divorce from Amy Poehler more than 18 months after the comedians announced their separation. More>>
A Baraboo woman says she's been criticized and even threatened for sending letters of support to the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
Authorities say a man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker is scheduled to appear in court.
Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect are headed to court Wednesday to ask a judge to dismiss some of the charges against him and to ease restrictions on him in prison.
Students plan to gather in prayer and in support of one another on the football field of a Pittsburgh-area high school where classes were scheduled to resume a week after a mass stabbing. More>>
The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims of the shootings at two Jewish community sites. More>>
Police say a man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line had a rice cooker in his backpack and is being charged with possession of a hoax device. More>>
A Pittsburgh-area high school is to resume classes one week after a student stabbed 21 others and a security guard, leaving four students still hospitalized. More>>
Miley Cyrus is in the hospital and unable to perform her "Bangerz" concert in Kansas City, Mo., as planned. More>>
Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's resilience in the face of a terror attack. More>>
The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? More>>
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Authorities say a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children and then put them inside boxes in her garage. More>>
A pair of rhinestone earrings Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1955 Hollywood film premiere have sold at auction for $185,000. More>>
Authorities say three people have been shot and killed in suburban Kansas City. More>>
A vegan tastefest and expo is to be held at a Detroit-area conference center. More>>
President Barack Obama and the Republican Party already are competing hard for the support of women in the November elections. More>>
It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to a remote redwood campus 650 miles north. More>>
As the fourth anniversary of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster approaches, workers who cleaned up oil in the Gulf of Mexico are able to file claims for medical problems they developed after the spill. More>>
The world's tallest horse and the world's tallest donkey will be in one place this weekend. More>>
Kiss, Nirvana and Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band have been ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Barclays Center. More>>
The National Park Service says Washington's cherry blossom trees have reached peak bloom this week as predicted.
Miami Senior High School student Cristhian Reyes had his lost wallet returned by a total stranger with conditions attached, but not the kind of conditions Reyes was expecting. More>>
A medical helicopter has crashed near the landing pad atop University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. More>>
Rescue teams have called off the search for a father and son from Minnesota who went missing last week in the Colorado mountains. More>>
An Apollo 11 lunar surface checklist sheet was among the coveted items sold at a New York City auction of space exploration artifacts. More>>
Fans of "A Night With Janis Joplin" will just have to hold on, hold on. More>>
The Republican National Committee says it raised $10.2 million in March and has more than $12 million in the bank heading toward November's elections. More>>
Flailing away with two kitchen knives, a 16-year-old boy with a "blank expression" stabbed and slashed 21 students and a security guard in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school Wednesday before an assistant principal tackled him. More>>
A car smashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, killing a girl and injuring 14 others, at least a dozen of them children, and authorities were searching for the driver of an SUV who they say started the crash, officials said. More>>
An official says four students were believed to be seriously injured at a high school near Pittsburgh, where a student with a knife stabbed or slashed others, injuring as many as 20. More>>
Authorities say a Virginia man was recently arrested at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on bag at a security checkpoint.
The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial has urged the athlete to "take responsibility" for fatally shooting his girlfriend, pushing him to look at a police photograph of Reeva Steenkamp's bloodied head that was displayed in court.
Prosecutors in Daytona Beach say they've filed attempted second-degree murder and child abuse charges against a pregnant South Carolina woman who drove a minivan carrying her three small children into the Atlantic surf.
A Marine is in custody after military officials say he shot and fatally wounded a colleague with his M4 rifle at the main gate of a North Carolina base. More>>
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. More>>
It was deja vu for Husky fans Students stormed the court at Gampel Pavilion for a second consecutive night as the Husky's women basketball team joined the men as national champions. More>>
The Snohomish County medical examiner's office says one more person has been added to the list of people killed in the Washington state mudslide. More>>
A California bill that sought to end killer whale shows at SeaWorld in San Diego and phase out keeping them in captivity has been put on hold, meaning it's dead for the year.
A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.
The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington community of Oso has risen to 34, with the addition of one more person to the number of victims.
It took in less than the weekend estimates of $96.2 million, but "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" was still the weekend's box office hero, setting the record for the largest domestic April debut with a solid $95 million. More>>
Authorities in southern Indiana are refining their search for a Michigan kayaker who remains missing after two days of searching. More>>
Vice President Joe Biden is promoting a Democratic Party effort to expand voter access to the ballot box. More>>
The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 33.
It was a day of seeing double this weekend at school in western Michigan. More>>
President Barack Obama is remembering the victims of the Rwandan genocide, an event he says was "neither an accident nor unavoidable." More>>
Pfizer says an experimental drug has shown encouraging results in treating advanced breast cancer in an early clinical trial. More>>
More and more taxpayers are entering the digital age in filing their returns. More>>
An Iowa prosecutor has filed a child endangerment charge against a woman suspected of kidnapping of a newborn baby and leaving him behind a gas station.
The GOP-controlled House has backed away from a battle over the government's debt cap and passed a measure extending Treasury's borrowing authority with overwhelming support from President Barack Obama's Democratic allies. More>>
The early stages of the 2016 presidential contest are worlds apart for Democrats and Republicans. More>>
One of the country's largest producers of gun magazines is leaving Colorado and moving operations to Wyoming and Texas because of new gun laws.
Multiple problems have snarled the rollout of President Barack Obama's signature health care law. More>>
It's a wrap for NASA's Christmas Eve spacewalk. More>>
Authorities say an Amtrak train has collided with a vehicle in south central Virginia and there are injuries. More>>
Cast members of "The Sopranos" were on hand as a New Jersey town remembered native son James Gandolfini. More>>
A senior Obama administration official says the nuclear deal with Iran does not include recognition of Iran's right to enrich uranium. That had been a sticking point in the negotiations between Iran and six world powers, including the United States. The official says the deal includes an agreement that Iran will halt progress on its nuclear program, including a plutonium reactor at the Arak facility. The deal also calls on Iran to neutralize its 20 percent enriched uranium stockpiles. ... More>>
Federal prosecutors have filed charges of murder and commission of violence at an international airport against the unemployed motorcycle mechanic suspected of carrying out the deadly shooting at the Los Angeles airport. More>>