A dispute between a Florida VA medical center and Pinellas County on where to evacuate up to 30 patients during Hurricane Irma, resulted in them being left behind, reported the Tampa Bay Times.
A 22-year police department veteran in San Antonio, Texas, has been suspended indefinitely because of a relationship with a convicted prostitute.
Hawaiian officials are reportedly preparing for a nuclear attack by North Korea while trying not to worry residents and tourists.
A Democratic candidate for mayor in New Orleans allegedly masturbated during an Uber ride in California earlier this year, authorities said.
A high school teacher in Texas accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student was arrested on Thursday, reported the San Antonio Express-News.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a lawsuit against the city of St. Louis on Friday over what it called "unlawful and unconstitutional action" during demonstrations that followed the acquittal of a white former police officer in the death of a black man.
A 4-year-old girl in Florida died last Thursday after she accidentally shot herself in the chest while reaching into her grandmother's purse searching for candy, her father told The Tampa Bay Times.
A 4-year-old girl died last week after shooting herself in the chest while reportedly looking for candy in her grandmother’s purse.
A survivor of sexual abuse by Japan's World War II-era army has attended the dedication of a San Francisco statue commemorating the plight of Asia's so-called "comfort women."
Tens of thousands of people in storm-scarred Puerto Rico were forced to evacuate on Friday afternoon as a major dam in the northwestern part of the island is on the verge of breaking.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has approved the demolition of a lead-contaminated public housing complex in northwestern Indiana.
An NAACP chapter is asking a Virginia city to move a slave auction block from its downtown.
The four-day long event -- organized by a student group called Berkeley Patriot in conjunction with right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos’ MILO Inc. -- has become a major concern for officials at UC-Berkeley worried about seeing more violent counter-protests, like the ones that have plagued the school this year during speeches by conservative and alt-right speakers.
Despite the start of astronomical fall, ongoing heat from the central United States will spread toward the Atlantic coast into next week.
The Coast Guard released video Friday of a dramatic rescue off Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria battered the island.
A small pet pig named Spam, who was stolen during a Cleveland home break-in earlier this month, was found dead, the owners said Thursday.
Mold, especially toxic black mold, growth is a big concern after a flood.
North Korea complained in newly unearthed letters that U.S.-led sanctions were depriving it's starving, suffering populace of essential aid and materials -- such as ski equipment.
No matter where you live, power outages are likely to happen at some point, because every season brings its set of potential emergencies.
Widespread damage and power outages have been reported in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic as Hurricane Maria moves toward the Turks and Caicos.
Another powerful hurricane tore through the Caribbean this week while a powerful earthquake caused catastrophic damage near Mexico City.
Authorities say a construction crew member who was using a portable toilet was accidentally rolled over by a dump truck driver while working at an expansion project at the New Orleans airport.
With the warm central United States in various degrees of drought as the summer comes to a close, wet weather this weekend may compensate - or even overcompensate - for missed rainfall.
The top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia says America remains deeply troubled by the ongoing crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine state and allegations of human rights abuses there.
A video clip showing a local middle-school teacher getting caught up in a fight between two students has shocked a community in Floyd County, Georgia.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump, calling him a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" and hinting at a frightening new weapon test.
Three federal appeals court judges on Friday will be asked to allow Texas to ban “sanctuary cities” after a district judge last month blocked much of the law before it took effect.
A Chicago woman charged with fatally beating her 4-year-old son in November 2011, was convicted of first-degree murder Thursday night.
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They eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico sought to recover from the storm's devastation.
A New Orleans businesswoman convicted in a massive Medicare fraud scheme was sentenced Thursday to more than six years in prison and was ordered to pay back more than $16 million.
More than 150 Harvard professors are in open revolt with the university's administration after it rescinded a Ph.D. program offer to ex-inmate Michelle Jones and withdrew a fellowship invitation to convicted leaker Chelsea Manning.