El Chapo's lawyers are raising concerns of potential juror misconduct after a member of the jury told a news website that several jurors viewed media coverage of the Mexican drug lord's trial against a judge's orders
The chair of the University of Oklahoma regents says an ongoing personnel investigation was not initiated by the current president, but declined to elaborate further following a closed-door meeting with attorneys to discuss the probe
Pennsylvania's top elections officials is warning that failing to replace voting machines by 2020 could put the state in the position of being the only one without a voter-verifiable paper trail
A sprawling storm is closing schools, snarling travel and threatening homeless populations with snow and cold stretching from the Midwest to the East Coast
A New York City police detective killed by friendly fire while responding to a chaotic robbery scene was hailed at his funeral on Wednesday as a consummate law enforcer with people skills befitting his lifelong nickname: "Smiles."
The U.S. government has charged a Utah man with a hate crime for his attack last year on three men authorities say he targeted because they were Mexican
A New York judge says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer can wait until May to begin serving his three-year prison sentence for campaign finance fraud and other crimes
A Muslim civil-rights group is calling for a congressional investigation after its lawsuit revealed the federal government has given access to its terrorist watchlist to more than 1,400 private entities, including hospitals and universities
West Virginia teachers continued their strike for a second day Wednesday, descending on the state Capitol in droves to watch whether lawmakers circle back to an education bill that had been tabled a day before.
Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says she would vote for a congressional resolution disapproving of President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to build a wall on the southern border
Striking West Virginia teachers are at the Capitol for a second day as they watch lawmakers' potential movements on an education bill that had been tabled a day before.
A Wisconsin school district official says its high school will no longer hand out cheerleading awards that are based on a girl's body parts, including largest breasts or buttocks
The United Methodist Church convenes its legislative assembly for a meeting likely to determine whether America's second-largest Protestant denomination will fracture due to divisions over same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT clergy
Buzz Aldrin's son is trying to stop his father from transferring assets in the latest dispute between the Apollo 11 moonwalker and two of his children over whether he is capable of managing his affairs
Conservation groups suing President Donald Trump's administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests want a judge to halt preparatory work for the drilling until their case is heard in court
For the first time in 26 years, a Florida police officer is standing trial for an on-duty killing _ and one of his defenses will be the state's controversial "stand your ground" law
Missouri's attorney general is launching his own investigation of a St. Louis day care center where two workers were accused of facilitating a 'fight club' among small children
Lawyers for white Chicago police officer convicted of murder for fatally shooting black teenager Laquan McDonald say prosecutors have no right to challenge his nearly 7-year prison term
Commuters packed onto a subway platform at New York City's Grand Central Terminal witnessed a horrifying scene Tuesday as a man was snagged by a moving train and dragged into a tunnel. The unidentified 39-year-old was walking on the yellow caution line on the edge of the platform around 7:...
New Hampshire's Cold Case Unit says it's solved its oldest crime, the 52-year-old shooting death of an auto repair shop worker, and says the man who did it killed himself years later