When Salt Lake City pursued the Winter Olympics more than two decades ago, competition was so fierce that lavishing International Olympic Committee members with gifts and favors seemed commonplace. The city got caught in a bribery scandal. Two decades later, the script has flipped.
The United States pledged $5.8 billion in aid and investment Tuesday for strengthening government and economic development in Central America, and another $4.8 billion in development aid for southern Mexico.
Dona Ana County authorities say a man is accused of dousing his wheelchair-bound mother with kerosene and trying to set her on fire.
A Texas mother whose two toddlers died after she left them inside a hot vehicle overnight was sentenced to 40 years in prison.
A Yemeni mother blocked by the Trump administration’s travel ban has won her fight for a waiver that would allow her to travel to California to see her dying 2-year-old son.
Two Missouri officers saved the life of a 6-month-old girl whose father walked into their police station and said he had just drowned his daughter, authorities say.
President Donald Trump’s charitable foundation has reached a deal to dissolve amid a legal battle with New York’s attorney general.
A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, a federal court has ruled.
The government’s top doctor is taking aim at the best-selling electronic cigarette brand in the U.S., urging swift action to prevent Juul and similar vaping brands from addicting millions of teenagers.
Police in Florida say a 23-year-old man went through a McDonald’s drive-thru and tried to pay for his order with a bag of marijuana.