The mother says that US border agents shot her son 10 times in the back and have not been held accountable. US officials say that the teen was throwing rocks and that the agents acted in self-defense.
Sinkhole in Florida: A 120-foot-wide sinkhole opened up in a Tampa suburb Saturday, forcing evacuations in an area of Florida known as 'Sinkhole Alley.' Florida, much of which sits atop limestone beds, is prone to the cave-ins.
More than 100 homes were lost in one Washington State wildfire. Across much of the West – especially the Pacific Northwest – this year’s fire season is worse than usual.
Texas Sen. John Cronyn expects the House of Representatives to pass a 'skinnied down' emergency funding bill this week to help solve the influx of child immigrants from Central America.
HHS revealed on Thursday the number of unaccompanied migrant children being housed in each state. Some public officials want them, while others want to send them back.
Whether or not Sen. John Walsh pays a political price for the controversy, it turns out he is in good company among political figures who recently have been accused of plagiarism.
Abigail Hernandez returned on Sunday to her home in northern New Hampshire nine months after her disappearance. Investigators are seeking information from anyone who saw her between 10 and 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.
The EPA moved Friday to scuttle a controversial open pit mine in Alaska and help preserve the area's salmon habitat. The step only fans the flames of discontent in Congress over the EPA approach to environmental regulation.
The Washington lieutenant governor and Oregon governor have declared states of emergency. Congress is beginning to mull legislation that could help deal with wildfires.
In closing arguments, prosecutors said Azamat Tazhayakov, friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect, helped hide incriminating evidence. Defense attorneys say he’s just a 'friend of a kid who committed a heinous act.'
A federal judge temporarily halted the execution of convicted murderer John Middleton Tuesday over concerns that he could be mentally ill. The stay could be overturned Wednesday.
Following a two-year investigation, two former Utah attorneys general were arrested Tuesday and charged with multiple corruption-related felonies, including bribery and obstruction of justice.
A California partition plan backed by a Silicon Valley tycoon will be on the 2016 ballot, the group Six Californias says, but it faces an uphill battle for voter support and against criticism it's unrealistic and a waste of time.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held by the Afghan Taliban for five years, returned to active duty Monday, 1-1/2 months after his controversial release. A big unanswered question now is whether he will yet face desertion charges.
Amazon is aiming to use drones to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less. Currently, the FAA has a ban on the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles.
The forecast in Washington State is for hot and dry weather through Tuesday. Meanwhile, officials step up patrols and public education, as firefighters struggle to contain five wildfires.