The Georgia Institute of Technology is investigating allegations that white members of a campus fraternity shouted racial slurs at a black female student earlier this month.
A mother of two filed a lawsuit against the city of Surprise, Ariz., after she was forced from her home under an ordinance labeling repeated 911 calls a "nuisance."
A southeastern Oklahoma day care is under investigation for child abuse on suspicion of drugging children in its care, including those under a year old, to get them to sleep, police and state officials said on Friday.
A Southern California man may lose his hand soon after being bitten by a rattlesnake when he picked it up to take a "selfie" with it.
A bison gored a man working on an island off the Southern California coast, puncturing his lung and leaving him to stagger hundreds of yards until he found hikers who called for help, the spokesman for a conservation group said on Thursday.
An Indian national who had worked as a baby sitter in Connecticut was sentenced to 14 years in U.S. federal prison for the death of a 19-month-old boy in her care last year.
A sinkhole opened up on a street in a northeastern Chinese city on Saturday, injuring five people, according to the Associated Press.
A disabled man in Phoenix was savagely beaten, and now his family is desperate for answers. Gabriel Mayorga's family said he was just running to the grocery store for tortillas when he was attacked
A man hiking through a national forest in Idaho suffered severe burns and his two dogs were scalded to death when both canines plunged into a hot spring and he jumped in after them to try to save his pets, authorities said on Tuesday.
Retailers selling a Caitlyn Jenner costume for Halloween sparked a social media firestorm on Tuesday from critics who say the getup insults transgender people and promotes stereotypes.
It's enough to cause curators to break out in cold sweats: the sight of a museum visitor tumbling right into a valuable, centuries-old painting at a busy exhibition. A Taiwanese schoolboy, 12, did just that on a visit to a Leonardo da Vinci-themed show in Taipei, tripping up while admiring the exhibits.
Social media was buzzing this week over a photo out of Gastonia, North Carolina, purporting to show someone dressed in a black robe standing at the edge of a forest.
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