More than 10 inches of rain fell this week in a wide swath from central Illinois through southwest Missouri.
Despite last week’s increase, jobless claims have stayed below the key level of 300,000 for nearly 10 months.
Trying to capture what life in the White House can be like is almost impossible to convey to the public, but newly released photos by President Obama’s chief photographer highlight never-before-seen moments.
Overall visitation to national parks is on track to hit 300 million in 2015, a good sign ahead of the National Park Service’s 100th birthday in 2016.
18-year-old Ethan Couch and his mother were scheduled to be sent back to the U.S. on Wednesday.
The suit says the California Coastal Commission was outside its authority when it made a ruling on orca breeding at the park.
Patents and trademarks are largely regulated by the federal government, which considers marijuana an illegal drug.
Former New York Gov. George Pataki made the announcement Tuesday with just over a month to go before the first nominating contests begin.
Tonya Crouch was found with her son in Mexico, a teenager on probation after killing four people in a drunken-driving wreck.
It’s not clear yet how many people were on the plane and whether there were any deaths or injuries.
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke faces six counts of murder for the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Ethan Couch pleaded guilty to driving drunk and killing four people two years ago but was sentenced in juvenile court because of his age.
Kilmister’s agent tells The Associated Press Kilmister died on Monday in Los Angeles after a brief battle with aggressive cancer.
Cuyahoga County prosecutor Tim McGinty said it was “indisputable” that 12-year-old Tamir Rice was drawing the pistol from his waistband.
Americans have been doing more of their shopping by sitting at home — and they’ve been buying more items to sit on.
The ball is being worked on atop One Times Square at 42nd Street and Broadway.
A look at some of the extreme weather in Texas, California, Illinois and some regions.
The former Alabama sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a black man in 1964 outside a house known for selling illegal booze.
The New Jersey toddler was struck in the face while sitting in a parked car.
Officials ordered the restaurant closed on Dec. 7 after patrons, including members of BC’s men’s basketball team, became sick with the gastrointestinal illness.