A half-dozen potential Republican presidential contenders spent last week peacocking across the sprawling grounds of a pink-hued luxury resort, schmoozing with donors and sizing up the competition in the party’s most fractured field in decades.
Florida authorities vowed on Friday to capture a monkey last seen running through a Tampa neighborhood that they described as “three-foot tall, brown and fast.”
Officials say icy conditions caused a City of Chicago maintenance truck to slide into Lake Michigan on Chicago’s Near North Side.
An Ohio State football player reported missing after he uncharacteristically skipped two practices has a history of sports-related concussions, and his family worries he might have become disoriented, his sister said.
The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said surveillance video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive.
A man apparently upset about U.S. immigration policy was fatally shot early on Friday in Austin, Texas, after firing more than 100 rounds of ammunition at the Mexican consulate, a U.S. federal courthouse and police headquarters.
Demonstrators have disrupted business at a large suburban St. Louis shopping mall to protest a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson.
For the first time in more than a decade Barbie has been frozen out of the top spot on the holiday wish lists of girls.
A man whose pregnant fiancee was struck and killed by a van in a Pittsburgh parking lot says their son was born by emergency cesarean section and doctors are evaluating whether he was harmed by a lack of oxygen.
The first teaser for J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has hit the web.