UC Davis said early Monday in a news release that it was necessary to place police Chief Annette Spicuzza on administrative leave to restore trust and calm tensions.
New York City police have taken a man into custody in association with an alleged bomb plot where US soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan were targeted.
Part of the immediate fallout from the investigation of child sex abuse at Penn State is economic. Sales of hats, shirts, and other items emblazoned with the Penn State name have plummeted.
Fanning out to the sets of the Sunday morning talk shows, Democrats and Republicans on the deficit-cutting "super committee" blamed each other for a deepening impasse that has all but doomed chances for an accord.
At an event sponsored by an Iowa Christian group, Republican candidates tried to gain a political edge with social conservatives. But some of the discussion turned uncharacteristically personal.
Authorities said that the worst was likely over as growing flurries and falling temperatures stoked hopes that the remaining showers of ember and ash would die down.
Reno fire: a fire that has forced 9,500 people from their homes and closed 90 schools has expanded from 400 acres to over 2,000 acres.
Syracuse University assistant men's basketball coach Bernie Fine has been placed on administrative leave by the school, pending an investigation.
Catholic diocese: The move was approved Thursday by U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Robert N. Kwan after a bidding war between the diocese and Orange County's Chapman University for the sprawling 40-acre property — and was opposed by many Crystal Cathedral congregants who fear it will be the end of their church.
Herman Cain became the first Republican presidential candidate to receive Secret Service protection. There have been threats against Cain, although the nature of the threats is unclear.
Hillary Clinton will visit Burma(Myanmar), the first time a US Secretary of State has traveled to the southeast Asian nation in over 50 years.
Brooklyn Bridge: The mayor said in his weekly WOR Radio show Friday that 'a vast percentage' of the marchers were union members who 'had organized signs and leadership.'
Benetton ads depicting President Obama and other heads of state kissing have been met with criticism from leaders and the faithful alike.
White House shooter: Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, of Idaho Falls, made his first court appearance before a federal magistrate in Pittsburgh on Thursday, one day after he was arrested at a western Pennsylvania hotel.
Houston Astros were sold to businessman Jim Crane by Drayton McLane. In 2013, the Houston Astros will move to the American League West Division.
The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that proponents of the state's ban on gay marriage will be able to defend their stance in federal court.
$15,000 comic book: 'Amazing Fantasy No. 15' is the first appearance of Spider-Man and sold for 12 cents in 1962.
Hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protesters marched Thursday morning to the New York Stock Exchange, as the movement reaches its two-month anniversary.
White House shooting: Oscar Ortega-Hernandez, arrested for allegedly shooting at a window in the executive mansion at the White House, is believed to have an obsession with President Barack Obama.
The former Speaker of the US House and current GOP presidential candidate defended himself Wednesday after news that he received money from the now-troubled government mortgage giant.