As police in Carson City, Nev., seek a motive in the IHOP shooting Tuesday, criminologists say thorough investigations can often turn up the reasons behind mass killings.
A California lawmaker wants to set up a fund to pay people who help identify violent sports fans. His legislation comes after brutal attacks this year at Dodger Stadium and Candlestick Park.
Chicago police have already shot and killed more people this year than they did in 2010. Officials blame a 'wanton disregard for law,' but critics say police have been too aggressive against gangs.
Among the Republican candidates, Mitt Romney has emerged as the early front-runner. Yet the field remains as uncertain as any in modern times – can any of them beat Obama?
LeBron James and his Miami Heat will face the Dallas Mavericks in Game 4 of the NBA Finals Tuesday. Off the court, however, he is being challenged by pediatricians over his new caffeine-heavy energy product, Sheets Energy Strips.
Teen jobs are hard to find as they compete with laid-off adults and fewer public-sector jobs. Some cities are raising cash to fund summer jobs.
Shaquille O'Neal, one of the most dominant centers in pro basketball history, announced his retirement Wednesday. Both on and off the court, he was an original not likely to be duplicated.
The resignation of Ohio State coach Jim Tressel holds lessons for the university, college football programs elsewhere, and the NCAA, say sports analysts. But few expect rule-breaking to abate.
Lance Armstrong, seven-time Tour de France champion, faces new allegations from a teammate that he failed a 2001 drug test, and a grand jury probe. He has long said, 'Where's the proof?'
Dirk Nowitzki scored 48 points, and J.J. Barea chipped in 21 from the bench as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder last night, 121-112 in Game One of the NBA Western Division finals.