Dayton hospital shooting, between a Veterans Affairs hospital housekeeping employee and a retired worker struggling over a gun in a break room during Monday's lunch hour, causing a lockdown at the hospital as FBI agents searched the complex.
Circus accident: Eight acrobats hanging from their hair fell on a dancer below. After the accident, the circus manage asked for prayers. Three of the circus performers are listed in critical condition in the hospital.
Last year's stunning discovery of three young women held captive in the Cleveland home of Ariel Castro for more than a decade has offered a bittersweet glimmer of hope to other families with missing loved ones.
Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, who was an early supporter of Barack Obama in 2008, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president on Saturday, though the former first lady and secretary of state has not said she'll run.
President Barack Obama will visit Arkansas Wednesday to see firsthand the devastation wrought by Sunday night's tornado, which killed 15 people and destroyed hundreds of homes. He'll also meet with families affected.
Alaska State Troopers are recovering from the shooting deaths of two of their colleagues, killed in the isolated city of Tanana over an argument about selling a sofa that escalated. A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the killings.
Tyson Gay, who won a silver medal in the men's 400-meter relay at the 2012 London Olympics, accepted a one-year suspension Friday for using a product containing a banned substance. Gay also accepted loss of results dating to July 2012.