Vermont state board rejects petition to change the name of Mount Ascutney
Former New York state Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son have been convicted of bribery, wire fraud and extortion charges at their federal corruption trial
Texas A&M University leaders says Energy Secretary Rick Perry didn’t steer a $2.5 billion contract to oversee a top nuclear weapons lab to his beloved alma mater
An Indiana prosecutor who’s preparing formal charges against a man in the 1988 abduction, rape and killing of an 8-year-old girl says genealogy databases are powerful new tools for investigators
A man has pleaded not guilty in Kentucky to killing a woman he met at the massive “Rainbow Family” counterculture gathering in a Georgia forest
MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas
Report touts progress, but Delaware prison riot survivor blames officials
A former New York state Senate leader and his son have been convicted of bribery and extortion charges
A man suspected in three fatal shootings since Friday has been arrested in Houston
New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland are suing the federal government over the Republican-led tax overhaul
Prototypes? Passe. Fashion companies upend their design process with sharper technology as they race to get trends to shoppers
A Chicago police officer charged with murder in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald will stand trial starting Sept. 5.
The heated debate over how Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would vote on the Affordable Care Act might not matter. With five past defenders of the ACA still on the nation’s highest court, the odds tilt in favor of the law being allowed to stand.
Police say a bicyclist who weaved past the gates blocking access to a bridge over a river in eastern Wisconsin escaped serious injury after falling into the gap that was created when the bridge started to rise