Texas governor meeting with students, shooting…

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott concludes meetings on school safety and mass shootings by talking to those closest to the violence of recent attacks

The Latest: Baltimore officers visit funeral home

Fellow officers, public officials and others are visiting a Baltimore-area funeral home to honor a colleague killed on duty

San Francisco police not charged in black man's…

San Francisco prosecutors say they won't charge officers in two shooting deaths, including the 2015 killing of a black man that led to protests and U.S.-recommended police reforms

Congo says confirmed Ebola cases have reached 31…

Congo's confirmed Ebola cases reach 31, with 9 deaths, as capital's ports tighten monitoring

Condemned killer blames attack on 'homosexual…

Attorneys for a condemned killer are asking that their client be spared, saying he experienced a "homosexual panic" of self-revulsion before killing a man he picked up at an Ohio bar

Who says Americans don't know geography?

Venkat Ranjan,13, won the title after almost three million students took part in the competition.

Fashion Designer And Boyfriend Convicted Of…

A judge has convicted a London fashion designer and her boyfriend of killing their nanny and burning her body.

McDonald's Breakfast Catering May Soon Be Coming…

In its quest for global breakfast domination, McDonald's is testing out catering for the day’s most important meal too.

Study: Some public pensions funds could run dry in downturn

A new study finds that some public pension funds are in such bad shape that they might be totally depleted during an economic downturn

Agency: Texas chemical plant unprepared for Harvey floods

The federal agency that investigates industrial accidents offers muted criticism of the Houston-area chemical plant that flooded during Hurricane Harvey and partially exploded

Wall Street dips after N. Korea summit canceled

Stocks ended down slightly on Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Fred Katayama reports.

Missouri teen barred from graduation after school sale prank

An 18-year-old who put his suburban Kansas City high school for sale on Craigslist has been banned from graduation after the senior prank went awry

Jury says Samsung must pay $539M for copying parts of iPhone

A jury has decided Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone's features to lure people into buying its competing products

Wisconsin frack sand sludge spill reaches…

Officials in Wisconsin are testing the environmental and health impacts following a frack sand sludge spill that has now reached the Mississippi River.

Judge appoints brain experts in case of slain…

A judge has appointed two brain experts to evaluate a man facing the death penalty in the slaying of a teenage girl last year

A rare look at NYC's potter's field, home to 1…

Officials let reporters get a rare look this week at Hart Island, the place that has served as New York City's potter's field for 150 years

Australia Fights Killer Cats With Massive Anti-Cat Fence

It’s not a Guinness world record yet, but Australia has built what is reportedly the world’s longest cat-proof fence. Conservationists are hoping the 27.3-mile fence bordering the Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary in central Australia will help save endangered animals like the mala, a type of small wallaby, from feral cats...

Prosecutors add lewd conduct charges to tortured kids case

Prosecutors have added four charges of lewd conduct against a father accused of torturing his children in a Northern California home where prosecutors say 10 children lived in filth and neglect