A controversial proposal to increase housing near transportation and job hubs faces a key test as California lawmakers search for solutions to the state's housing affordability crisis
A third visitor in four weeks has fallen to their death in the Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park authorities say the 70-year-old woman died after falling around 200 feet at the canyon's South Rim, NBC reports. The park said in a statement that rangers received a report around 1pm...
Prosecutors in the case of a Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman have been hammering away at what could be a key element of the defense
A Maryland woman has been indicted on charges of vehicular manslaughter and vehicular homicide in a February wreck that killed a man and five children
The president of Planned Parenthood says it's time for states with leaders who support abortion rights to go on the offensive against Trump administration attempts to restrict abortion that she says would reduce access to health care
A federal judge in Oregon says he intends to block a rule change by President Donald Trump's administration that could cut off federal funding for providers who refer patients for an abortion
Legislation that would restore voting rights to convicted felons except murderers and felony sex offenders is another step closer to passage in the Florida House
An armed group that has been patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border has left their campsite in southern New Mexico after authorities said they were on private property
A Houston high school had adopted a new dress code barring parents from showing up to school in leggings, hair rollers, pajamas or certain other items of clothing, despite criticism that the policy could be discriminatory
The future of one of the Northwest's largest electronics recyclers is uncertain after a judge sentenced its two founders to more than two years in prison each for fraud
Police say an on-duty mail carrier for the Postal Service was killed in a New Mexico neighborhood after intervening in a dispute between a 17-year-old and his mother
The owner of a famed Chicago popcorn business has sued a former employee, accusing her of stealing thousands of files including information about its secret recipes
Florida House debates GOP bill to require local law enforcement agencies to cooperate with federal immigration authorities and banning so-called "sanctuary city" policies
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney says she is requesting the transfer of a female member of the Islamic State extremist group to face justice for crimes against women from Iraq's Yazidi minority and American hostage Kayla Mueller, who was killed in 2015
Rochester Drug Cooperative was charged on Tuesday in federal court—marking the first time a pharmaceutical distributor has been charged for its alleged role in worsening the nation's opioid crisis, the New York Times reports. RDC and two of its former executives are accused of supplying pharmacies with "dubious" practices,...