Jeanne Hood, who as president of the Four Queens in the 1970s helped raise the profile of women casino executives in Las Vegas, has died, sources close to her family say.
A patrol boat has helped escort a humpback whale swimming through the Cape Cod Canal.
A Guatemalan man who apparently entered the U.S. illegally after being deported twice has been charged with killing an Iowa woman and her two children.
A Pennsylvania school district is warning that children could end up in foster care if their parents do not pay overdue school lunch bills.
The Trump administration is proposing an ambitious plan to slow Western wildfires by bulldozing, mowing or revegetating large swaths of land along 11,000 miles of terrain in the West.
Massachusetts State Police are investigating after a picture was shared on social media of a dog tied to the bed of a tow truck traveling on a highway.
The U.S. government on Friday expanded its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico’s most dangerous cities, where thousands of people are already camped.
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says it has seized a British oil tanker that was passing through the Strait of Hormuz.
Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee who will question former special counsel Robert Mueller next week plan to focus on a narrow set of episodes laid out in his report.
A Chicago-area hospital says it regrets sending a bill to the family of a baby boy who died about seven weeks after attackers cut him from his mother’s womb.
Public housing officials in Chicago were planning wellbeing checks on residents as the heat and humidity are expected to mount to dangerous levels over a substantial portion of the U.S.