Political rivals for New Mexico governor faced off in a Spanish debate Monday, a rare event that marked an emerging trend as Republicans and Democrats around the U.S. court Hispanic voters.
A Michigan woman who admits she tried to kill herself and her autistic daughter is selfish and manipulative, a family member testified Monday during a sentencing hearing.
A 3-month-old boy has died a day after being left in a hot car for several hours while his mother and a family friend were in church for a choir practice, police said Monday.
Authorities were investigating the cause of two fiery vehicle crashes in Southern California that left 10 dead, including five teenagers returning from an amusement park, as family members and friends mourned their loss.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the hotly contested issue of gay marriage, a surprise move that will allow gay men and women to marry in five states where same-sex weddings were previously banned.
The wealthiest Americans are giving a smaller share of their income to charity, while poor and middle-income people are donating a larger share, according to an analysis conducted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
The parents of an U.S. aid worker held hostage by Islamic State militants on Sunday released photographs of their son and parts of a letter he wrote them from captivity in which he says he is scared to die but at peace with his belief.
Mexican authorities examining a clandestine mass grave have found the bodies too badly burned to determine quickly whether they are among 43 students unaccounted for after a deadly clash between police and protesters a week ago.
The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States was fighting for his life at a Dallas hospital on Sunday and appeared to be receiving none of the experimental medicines for the virus, a top U.S. health official said.
Passengers’ nerves were tested but they remained mostly calm as a pair of tires blew out on an Aeromexico jetliner about to take off from Los Angeles International airport.
Two people aboard a helicopter-like aircraft were killed when it crashed into a river in western Colorado, but no one on the ground was injured, authorities said Sunday.
Greek police say two Russians, both aged 23, were arrested Sunday for scaling a wall on the Acropolis and damaging it while doing acrobatics.
Russian police say a suicide bomber blew himself up in the capital of Chechnya, killing four police officers and wounding four others.
A powerful typhoon is heading toward Tokyo after lashing southern Japan, where it killed at least one U.S. airman on Okinawa island and left two others missing. The Meteorological Agency says Typhoon Phanfone was off the coast of southwestern Japan Sunday night, packing winds of up to 90 miles per hour.
A pair of deadly nighttime crashes only hours apart in Southern California killed a total of 10 people, most of them teenagers, including a group of five boys and girls returning from an amusement park who were burned beyond recognition, officials said Saturday.