Robert Gibbs wasn’t looking to have a day named in his honor, but Clark County commissioners decided he deserved it.
The Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday displayed thousands of items confiscated from carry-on bags over three months at Kennedy Airport. As the chaotic holiday travel season approaches, the agency wanted to remind the public what carry-on items are no-nos.
Four people died during a storm that dumped more than 4 feet of snow around Buffalo and forced motorists in 150 vehicles, including a women’s basketball team, to ride it out on a day when temperatures dropped to freezing or below in all 50 states.
Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed five people in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest such incident in six years in the holy city.
A bill to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline failed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, sparing President Barack Obama from having to veto legislation that several fellow Democrats supported.
Police in Cobb County, Ga., outside Atlanta reopened an investigation into allegations that Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard abused his 7-year-old son.
Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season by the NFL on Tuesday for committing an “incident of abusive discipline” on his 4-year-old son.
An Oklahoma City police officer was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on dozens of charges alleging he sexually assaulted 13 women while on duty.
Ventura County firefighters were allowing spot fires to consume an unstable substance that ignited at a wastewater facility near Santa Paula agricultural fields, injuring at least two people early Tuesday.
The Marlins persuaded Giancarlo Stanton to say yes. He couldn’t afford to say no. Stanton agreed to terms Monday on a $325 million, 13-year contract, team owner Jeffrey Loria said. It’s the most lucrative deal for an American athlete and averages $25 million per season.