Recreational marijuana effort falls short in Oklahoma

An effort to place recreational marijuana on Oklahoma's general election ballot in November has fallen more than 20,000 signatures short

Counterprotester with flamethrower at 2017 rally…

A black counterprotester convicted of using an improvised flamethrower during the 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is appealing

Officials believe body of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts found

Investigators believe they have found the body of Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who has been missing for more than a month

Confederate statue on UNC campus toppled by…

The controversial "Silent Sam" statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has been toppled by protesters

1,600 attend funeral for Detroit officer hit by…

More than 1,600 people attended the funeral for a newlywed police officer who was struck and killed by a speeding SUV outside a Detroit nightclub

Authorities believe they have found the body of missing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

Authorities believe they have found the body of missing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

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Alligator kills woman trying to protect her dog…

A woman trying to protect her dog was killed by an alligator who pulled her into a lagoon at a private South Carolina resort

Man admits slaying wife, blames her for daughters…

A Colorado man is due back in court Tuesday to formally learn that he has been charged with the murders of his pregnant wife and two daughters

Atlanta leaders seek more details on Amazon-sized project

As Amazon.com prepares to select its site for a second headquarters, Atlanta leaders want to know more about plans for a colossal development project downtown

Jon Stewart Steps Up to Save NYC Subway Goats

Jon Stewart came to the rescue Monday when New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority found what it called some "very baaaaad boys" munching grass on a subway track in Brooklyn, the New York Times reports. The MTA tweeted a photo of two goats, which had apparently escaped from a slaughterhouse,...

Small plane crashes on Phoenix street; pilot…

Authorities say a homemade plane crashed in a Phoenix intersection, killing one person and critically injuring another

Indiana man gets 15-year prison term in terror-related case

An Indiana man who pleaded guilty to terror-related charges has been sentenced to 15 years in prison

Trump Worried Mueller Interview Will Be a Perjury…

President Trump still hasn't confirmed whether he plans to speak to special counsel Robert Mueller—but he did speak to Reuters to outline his concerns about a potential interview, describing it as a possible "perjury trap." Trump said he worries that it could work against him if his statements to...

University of North Carolina's 'Silent Sam…

A statue dedicated to the memory of Confederate soldiers 105 years ago came crashing to the ground at the University of North Carolina on Monday night. "Silent Sam," a statue of a Confederate soldier donated to the university by the United Daughters of the Confederacy and erected in 1913, was...

Toddlers survive alone for days after car wreck kills mother

Authorities say two toddlers survived alone for about two days after they were passengers in a wreck that killed their mother in south Arkansas

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Surf's up in California, where it's now the…

Surf's up in California, where it's now the official state sport

States aim to stop internet release of 3D-printed…

A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to issue an injunction to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that wants to post blueprints for printing 3D weapons on the internet

Police: Delaware man sexually assaulted teen at knifepoint

A Delaware man is accused of sexually assaulting a teen girl at knifepoint

Animal crackers break out of their cages

Nabisco's animal crackers to break out of their cages in new box design

Agents with expired vests vented, prepared for…

Records show Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents and supervisors repeatedly raised concerns about expired body armor for more than a year before a union grievance was filed this May

Chicago cops get immunity, must testify at Van Dyke trial

A prosecutor says several Chicago police officers will be granted immunity from prosecution to compel them to testify at the murder trial of a former colleague accused of fatally shooting a black teenager

Day at the beach turns to panic, tragedy; married…

They came on a boat, Jet Skis and a paddleboard, but couldn't help 2 swimmers who died

Experts say Tesla board may have too many ties to…

Tesla's board of directors may require shake up, corporate governance experts say, noting the lack of authority over the company's recent turmoil

Officials: Man fleeing police fatally shot in New Hampshire

Officials say a man who had previously fled from state police in Maine led New Hampshire officers on a car chase and died in a shootout.

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FBI: Chinese man kidnapped after business meeting…

The FBI says a Chinese man was kidnapped after a business meeting in the Los Angeles-area last month, but authorities haven't heard from the kidnappers since they demanded a $2 million ransom

Another hearing set to begin in Penn State frat…

Former members of a Penn State fraternity are due in court for a preliminary hearing on charges related to the February 2017 death of a pledge after a night of hazing and drinking

Divers, rescuers hunt for man missing in Wisconsin floods

Dive teams and first responders are searching for a man who was swept away in floods after a deluge of heavy rain in and around Madison, Wisconsin