Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his son.
Anchorage police Friday that police responded to a report late Saturday of a verbal and physical altercation among about 20 people outside a home in south Anchorage.
President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion.
The Kalamazoo Gazette reported the 165-pound dog from Otsego died at the age of five last week.
Olive Garden is hurting itself by piling on too many breadsticks, according to an investor that’s disputing how the restaurant chain is run.
Authorities haven’t ruled out the possibility that there are more bodies inside a squalid Massachusetts home where three dead babies have been found.
The White House says Bush-era congressional authorizations for the war on al-Qaida and the Iraq invasion give Obama the authority to expand the fighting in Syria and Iraq.
The convicted killer of three Ohio students at a high school cafeteria escaped from a prison Thursday night along with two other men.
Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly wants to help military men and women dealing with mental illnesses and eliminate military suicides.
Former Peanut Corporation owner Stewart Parnell and two co-defendants have been on trial in U.S. District Court since Aug. 1
An upstate New York sheriff says he has completed his investigation into the death of a driver struck by NASCAR champion Tony Stewart during a sprint car race last month.
Pacer Paul George sent out a series of controversial tweets about the ongoing situation surrounding Ray Rice Thursday morning that he later took back.
U.S. regulators have greenlighted a new weight-loss drug called Contrave, the third in a string of approvals for prescription medications aimed at the nation’s 78 million obese adults.
Toyota is recalling about 130,000 Tundra full-size pickup trucks because a plastic trim piece can interfere with the side air bags.
President Barack Obama says the U.S. is moving ahead with tougher economic sanctions on Russia over what the U.S. says are Russia’s illegal actions in Ukraine.
Sixteen female senators from both parties are calling on the NFL to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on domestic violence.
Police went in to a home to arrest a Florida man for child porn, and once inside they found more than 30 cats running around inside and dozens of dead cats in freezers.
The nation pauses Thursday to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attack.
The NFL called in a former FBI director to examine how it pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case as pressure increased for the league to be more transparent about its original investigation.
The 40 passengers and crew who died when hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in southwestern Pennsylvania during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks are to be honored in a new way.