The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states, extending federal benefits to those couples.
A police deputy in California was killed on Friday in the line of duty. In a macabre twist, his father, also an officer, died on the same day 26 years apart.
Family members of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., recently fought in a parking lot over merchandise related to his death.
A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least one person and wounding four other students, officials said. The gunman also died in the attack.
The governors of New Jersey and New York said Friday they are ordering a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all doctors and other travelers who have had contact with Ebola victims in West Africa.
An assailant shot three sheriff’s deputies in two neighboring Northern California counties on Friday, also shooting and wounding a bystander in an attempt to carjack a vehicle, sheriff’s officials said.
A federal judge has granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to at least temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.
The Air Force has transported an Ebola blood sample from an infected doctor in New York City to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia.
An emergency 911 operator contacted by a domestic abuse victim — who called in her plight by feigning a pizza order — credited the woman for her “clever” bravery at saving the day.
Hailing it as a “very special moment,” the director of the National Institutes of Health said Friday the first nurse to contract Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas is cured and will be discharged from their campus in suburban Washington.
A New York City doctor who recently traveled to West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.
A man dressed as Mr. Incredible took on a woman dressed as Batgirl in the streets of Los Angeles, ultimately shoving her and throwing her to the ground in an apparent — and very public — battle over tourist territory.