Richard Overton, the nation’s oldest World War II veteran who was also believed to be the oldest living man in the U.S., died Thursday in Texas, a family member said. He was 112.
New York police say a transformer has exploded at a Con Edison facility in Queens.
A magnitude 4.9 aftershock has shaken an area of south central Alaska near where a powerful temblor jolted the region last month.
More police officers have died in the line of duty this year in the United States than in 2017, according to data released Thursday. Most were killed by gunfire, and vehicular accidents claimed nearly as many officers’ lives.
Authorities say a Florida toddler was seriously injured after crashing her father’s three-wheel motorcycle into a fence.
Police say a man broke into a woman’s apartment in Massachusetts and started cleaning.
Though Latino voters are a key part of the Democratic coalition, there is a larger bloc of reliable Republican Latinos than many think. And the GOP’s position among Latinos has not weakened during the Trump administration.
Federal employees were headed for a long government shutdown after Congress returned to the Capitol on Thursday and promptly adjourned after negotiations with the White House broke down with no clear path to resolve the impasse.
Serial murderer Samuel Little told the FBI more than a month ago that he killed a black woman in the city in 1993, but homicide investigators have so far been unable to match a victim with his account.
Items associated with Elvis Presley will once again be on the auction block at Graceland as part of a celebration of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s birthday.