Consumer activist Erin Brockovich, who famously took on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. in the 1990s, urged California lawmakers not to let the utility go bankrupt because it could mean less money for wildfire victims
The death of a Connecticut teenager who accidentally shot himself with his friend's father's gun has spurred his parents to advocate for tougher federal and state laws on safe gun storage
As more videos emerge of an encounter between high school students, Native American marchers and militant black protesters last week in Washington, President Donald Trump is weighing in on the matter saying it appears the students were treated unfairly
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered a close review of the country's relationship with the United States in answer to stinging condemnation from the Trump administration
A federal judge appeared inclined to toss out a lawsuit against President Donald Trump by porn actress Stormy Daniels that seeks to tear up a hush-money settlement about their alleged affair
Yalitza Aparicio made history on Tuesday when she became the second Mexican woman ever to be nominated for the Academy Award for best actress for her role in Roma.
Police say a woman has been arrested on suspicion of unlawful disposal of human remains after her newborn baby was found dead inside an Amazon distribution center in southwest Phoenix last week
A state court judge rules Iowa's fetal heartbeat law unconstitutional, concludes state Supreme Court's earlier decisions affirming a woman's fundamental right to an abortion would include the new law passed last year
U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday, snapping a four-session rally, as a gloomy global economic growth outlook, trade concerns and disappointing company forecasts dampened sentiment. Fred Katayama reports.
Fox News host Bret Baier and his family survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana after the television anchor's sport-utility vehicle slid on an icy road, collided with a pickup truck and turned over in a ditch
Snow and freezing rain has prompted officials to close the largest school districts in Nebraska and Iowa ahead of a winter storm that's threatening the Midwest with several inches of snow
A sheriff says authorities quickly decided to arrest an El Salvadoran immigrant suspected of four recent northern Nevada slayings after he approached a regional mall that has a large gun store
The World Anti-Doping Agency forgave Russia for its tardiness in turning over lab data, and then raised the specter of an Olympic ban if that data is found to have been tampered with
Federal aviation officials stopped flights from flying into and out of Newark Liberty International Airport due to reports of drones spotted above nearby Teterboro Airport