Roger Stone, a former campaign adviser to Donald Trump, has settled a $100 million lawsuit accusing him of publishing false information on the InfoWars website
An internet troll who harassed a black college student with racist messages on social media has agreed to a court settlement requiring him to get "anti-hate training," apologize in writing and on video and publicly renounce white supremacy
The attorney for a woman suing a suburban Chicago hotel over the death of her 19-year-old daughter in a walk-in freezer says someone could have locked the young woman inside
A former U.S. prosecutor hired by the University of Texas says a state senator accused of sending sexually explicit text messages to a graduate student blamed them on someone else and didn't fully cooperate with investigators
Sonoma County will pay $3 million to settle a civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of a California teenager who was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy while holding a pellet gun
Attorneys for a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds say the state is punishing him again for not baking a cake celebrating a gender transition
Mark Rober felt violated when a package was stolen off his doorstep a few months back, so he decided to get revenge—in a big way. Rober, an engineer who has worked on NASA's Curiosity Rover, joined forces with a friend who makes custom circuit boards to create a high-tech...
A Harvard University professor and writer for The New Yorker is asking a court to order the release of documents related to two grand juries that sat in Boston nearly 50 years ago to investigate the leak of the Pentagon Papers
The Trump administration is calling on farmers to throw their support behind a proposal to withdraw federal protections for many of the country's waterways and wetlands
A judge has declined to shorten the jail term for a New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate in 2015 as part of a game of sexual conquest
Nathan and Ellen Rigney were asleep just before midnight Monday when the baby monitor next to their bed started making a beeping noise. Next, the Texas couple started hearing "sexual expletives," which they assumed were coming from inside their 4-month-old son's room. "Then [he] said 'I’m going to kidnap your...
Chicago police say two officers likely didn't see or hear a train that fatally struck them because they were focused on another train coming the opposite direction
Two conservation groups say the federal government is violating the Endangered Species Act by failing to consider how salmon fishing off the West Coast is affecting endangered killer whales
U.S. authorities say a German engineering company has agreed to plead guilty and pay $35 million for its role in the Volkswagen vehicle emissions scandal
President Trump's controversial charitable foundation is shutting down. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said Tuesday that the Donald J. Trump Foundation has agreed to dissolve itself under the oversight of the courts and her office, reports ABC News . Earlier this year, Underwood sued the foundation , alleging that the Trump...
Bump stocks can turn a semiautomatic weapon into a firearm that shoots at nearly the speed of a machine gun, and a "machine gun" is what the devices will be considered going forward. NPR reports the Trump administration on Tuesday announced a ban on the attachments, a move facilitated by...
Nevada prison officials say death row inmate Scott Dozier has gone to great lengths to kill himself while awaiting execution, including attempting to obtain drops of a deadly drug on a piece of paper sent through prison mail
Judge lifts court order blocking the implementation of a new charter amendment that would give Houston's firefighters pay parity with city police officers