A Florida jury found a white software engineer guilty on Wednesday of first-degree murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager during a dispute over loud rap music.
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Health experts were observing up to 18 people, including children, who had contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States, officials said on Wednesday.
Relatives of five Utah family members found dead in their home of mysterious causes over the weekend said Tuesday they are looking for answers that could give them closure.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent seen punching a Mexican immigrant teenager on video could have his felony charge of aggravated assault reduced to a misdemeanor, according to the Santa Cruz County attorney prosecuting the case.
The New York Times Co said on Wednesday it would cut jobs to lower costs and invest the savings in its “digital future” as advertising revenue from its print business dwindles, sending the company’s shares up 7 percent.
The manager of a restaurant where 15 people were shot during a teen party over the weekend was arrested for selling liquor without a license, authorities said Tuesday.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.
Authorities say the mayor of the Los Angeles suburb of Bell Gardens has been shot to death and his wife is in custody.
U.S. health officials said on Tuesday the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus had been diagnosed in the country, in a new sign of how the outbreak ravaging West Africa can spread globally.
State police searching for a man accused of killing a trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt that were capable of causing significant damage.
A student was injured on Tuesday in a shooting at a Louisville, Kentucky, high school, and police have arrested a suspect, officials said.
There was no sign the driver of a truck that hit a bus, killing four college softball players from Texas, tried to avoid the collision after he left an Oklahoma highway traveling at about 70 mph, officials said on Monday.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways.
An Oklahoma man apparently uttered Arabic words during an attack in which he allegedly severed a co-worker’s head, but the killing appeared to have more to do with the man’s suspension from his job than his conversion to Islam, a prosecutor said.
A central Pennsylvania man and woman have been charged with homicide in the death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found in their Harrisburg home during the summer.
U.S. lawmakers scolded the head of the U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House, and director Julia Pierson promised it would never happen again.
Colorado’s highest court is considering whether workers’ off-duty use of medical marijuana is protected under state law.
A patient in a Dallas hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said Monday.
It was supposed to be a record-breaking year for tourist visits to Israel. But all that changed when the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas prompted jittery travelers to cancel trips en masse, leaving empty hotel rooms and barren tourist sites in their wake.
The man who breached security at the White House this month overpowered a U.S. Secret Service officer and ran through much of the main floor, penetrating farther into the building than previously disclosed, the Washington Post reported on Monday.
Authorities say 10 people, including seven children, were injured when a semi rear-ended a stopped school bus as children were exiting in north Florida.
The investigation into the case of a missing University of Virginia student has provided a “significant break” in the unsolved 2009 death of another young woman who disappeared from the Charlottesville campus, Virginia State Police said Monday.
President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq’s army to fight such extremists.
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