North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City’s 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel.
Hours before the West Indian Day Parade stepped off Monday, police reported multiple shootings - one of them deadly - near the route for the political see-and-be-seen event, which has been scarred by violence in recent years.
All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
Police say they used a Taser on a 14-year-old girl after she attacked an officer at the Monterey County Fair.
If the Illinois Teachers Retirement Service (TRS) had to pay out all of its pensions today, it could only afford to give its members 40 cents on the dollar.
The owners of TBonz Steakhouse in Augusta, Georgia, decided to be proactive when Republican Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law one of the most comprehensive pro-gun bills in the country this April, which allowed firearms into the state’s bars and restaurants.
The city of Fairbanks, Alaska, has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 election-law fine leveled on the mayor.
A 35-year veteran of the St. Louis Police Department who’d been assigned to duty in Ferguson suddenly retired this week over a YouTube video, it was reported Saturday as activists conducted another march through the strife-torn town pleading for God “to even the score.”
Business groups say they’re gearing up to defend against what they believe to be the next front in the battle with organized labor: the franchise model used by McDonald’s and other iconic brands.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana’s restrictive new abortion law.
An Oklahoma City police officer was charged Friday with raping or sexually abusing eight black women, and the NAACP is asking the U.S. Justice Department to file hate crime charges.