Under a new experimental program, Oregon is becoming the first state to tax drivers based on the miles they travel on state roads rather than the gas they purchase.
A Miami-Dade County Judge left an accused burglar in tears on Tuesday when a question she asked made him realize they were friends in middle school.
A man accused of gunning down a woman Wednesday along a popular San Francisco waterfront is a convicted felon who has been deported several times, government officials said.
Bald eagles are back in record numbers along the James River, decades after they almost disappeared.
A plane powered by the sun’s rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.
A friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR’ tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) has dropped an appeal of his conviction for obstructing the investigation into the bombing.
Shootings across Chicago have killed at least three people and wounded five others even as thousands of police officers work longer shifts over the long July Fourth weekend.
Health insurer Aetna Inc. has made a deal to buy competitor Humana Inc. in a $37 billion deal the companies say would create the second-largest managed care company.
It won’t be a small, private affair when the Dalai Lama celebrates his 80th birthday this weekend in Southern California.
Police have identified the man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel as Tomorio Walton.
Those people clad in white keeping silent vigil in front of the California state Capitol have a message for Democratic legislators: The thousands who opposed the stricter vaccination mandates signed into law Tuesday aren’t backing down.
It was a Fourth of July unlike any other in the nation’s history. Independence Day 1865 — exactly 150 years ago — was an uneasy mix of joy, relief, resentment and unhealed wounds as Americans sought reasons for celebration after a war that nearly tore apart the country.