Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzohkhar Tsarnaev are asking to delay his trial until at least September 2015.
Six Missouri residents filed a lawsuit in federal court, alleging police in Ferguson used excessive force and made false arrests.
An 86-year-old woman is outraged — and so are several politicians and military veteran groups — that the company she rents her home from ordered her to tear down her U.S. flag, citing structural concerns and fair-housing reasons.
A man who was waving the black flag of the terrorist Islamic State group out of his car window as he drove the streets of Chicago — and who then allegedly threatened to explode a bomb — has been arrested by city police.
A campaign-finance watchdog group filed a brief in federal court Friday to beat back an attempt by New York and Tennessee Republicans to stymie pay-to-play restrictions.
A landmark Utah case that would make a polygamy lifestyle legal is now free to move forward — unless state officials decide to appeal.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is taking comments from the public to help decide: Is the manatee endangered or threatened?
A medical transport plane en route to Phoenix went down in a fiery crash just minutes after taking off from an airport in southern New Mexico, killing four aboard.
The coroner in Las Vegas says the Arizona firearms instructor who died in an Uzi shooting by a 9-year-old girl suffered a single gunshot to the head.
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals issued a warning for residents this week after confirming the presence of a microscopic brain-eating amoeba in the water system of St. John the Baptist Parish.
A polygamous man who oversaw an Idaho home where nine boys were sent on repentance missions by Warren Jeffs has pleaded guilty to three counts of child abuse.
Ailina Tsarnaeva, 24, the sister of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects, was herself arrested — for making a bomb threat, police said.