Former Navy SEAL Timothy A. Holden was killed when a car struck him as he was bicycling down Massachusetts Avenue Friday morning.
A state judge refused Friday to halt Alaska Gov. Bill Walker’s unilateral bid to expand Medicaid under Obamacare, turning back GOP lawmakers who asked him to shelve the plan until the courts can fully vet their lawsuit against the governor.
A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of felony rape but convicted of misdemeanor sex offenses Friday against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a campus tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.
North Carolina state prosecutors announced Friday that they won’t retry a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man, saying that talking with jurors after the mistrial helped convince them they cannot get a conviction.
Hundreds of rabbis from across the country will march in Washington in a few weeks when Congress reconvenes to hand-deliver a letter urging lawmaker to vote against the Iran nuclear deal.
The White House conceded Friday that new gun regulations probably wouldn’t have prevented the gunman who murdered two television journalists in southwestern Virginia this week.
Vicki Gardner, the sole survivor of a tragic on-air shooting that left reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward dead on Wednesday, gave the first eyewitness account of the incident Friday morning.
Mei Xiang’s surviving panda cub is an active, healthy male and “overall looks great,” National Zoo said Thursday, a day after her smaller twin cub had died.
A familiar scene repeated itself at a rural Kentucky courthouse: A gay couple marched into the clerk’s office, requested a marriage license and insisted that a mounting pile of court orders proves they are entitled to one.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Friday that Tropical Storm Erika poses a “severe threat to the entire state” and declared a state of emergency.
The former TV newsman who fatally shot two journalists during a live broadcast Wednesday purchased the handgun legally.
The man who was news director during Vester Flanagan’s rocky tenure at Virginia station WDBJ-TV described him as someone who constantly saw himself being victimized by others.