A passenger search at John F. Kennedy International Airport of a 70-year-old woman turned up 4 pounds of cocaine — in her underwear.
Public opinion on President Obama’s health care law remains divided, according to a new poll that found 43 percent of people view Obamacare favorably compared to 42 percent with a negative view.
Pope Francis on Tuesday accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected priestly child abuser in the first known case of a pope sanctioning bishops for covering up for pedophiles.
There is nothing that infuriates Colorado firearms owners more than the 15-round ammunition magazine limit enacted two years ago by Democrats, but a proposal to raise the limit to 30 rounds has split the state’s gun rights movement.
Steven Donziger, a lawyer who was charged with fabricating evidence, promising bribes and even ghostwriting critical court documents in order to win a $19 billion judgment against Chevron for polluting Ecuador’s rainforests, is now on the college speaking circuit and touring many of America’s most prestigious universities.
An Albany High School student looking to celebrate an unofficial holiday with schoolmates has been arrested for marijuana brownies.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it has not decided whether to discipline any employees after a government watchdog’s investigation found managers in the agency’s Philadelphia office cooked the books to make it appear veterans’ benefits claims were being handled promptly.
A key figure behind New York’s statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing says that losing out on oil and gas jobs is no big deal because the industry only creates work for women as prostitutes and hotel maids.
San Francisco is poised to ban performances using bears, lions, elephants and other wild animals and join dozens of other places that have some kind of prohibition on using exotic animals for entertainment.
Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries is recalling all of its products on the market after two samplings of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis.
Former NBA star Gary Payton has been accused in a lawsuit of battering a woman several times in one night this January, according to TMZ Sports.
No charges will be filed against a Chicago Uber driver who used his licensed concealed weapon to shoot a gunman who opened fire on a crowd of pedestrians Friday night, authorities said.