A Northern California store as agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle claims that a supervisor sexually assaulted employees in a walk-in freezer
A police chief says a fast-thinking maintenance manager saved lives by evacuating employees before a building was leveled by an explosion that left him gravely injured
A prosecutor in the trial of two men charged in the 2015 slaying of a 9-year-old Chicago boy noted the victim brought a basketball to a park while his alleged killers 'brought guns'
Officials in the Houston area are preparing high-water vehicles and strategically staging rescue boats as Tropical Storm Imelda threatens to dump up to 18 inches of rain in some parts of Southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana over the next few days
An attorney for victims of sexual abuse by clergy says the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has paid $80 million in settlements to clients represented by his law firm alone since 2001
The leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirmed Tuesday the religion's deep-rooted opposition to gay marriage Tuesday, but said leaders repealed a policy targeting LGBT members because they felt the "heartache" it caused.
The discovery of more than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains at the Illinois house of a late doctor who had performed abortions in Indiana has left authorities in the two states trying to figure out how and why he came to amass such a collection
Student debt is a burden for many college graduates. For new doctors, the need to repay loans can drive them to higher-paying specialties rather than family medicine. "We have been planning, strategizing, and raising money" to address the student debt issue, says the dean of Cornell University's medical school. That...
Edward Snowden's memoir was released Tuesday , and the Justice Department wasted no time in suing the former CIA employee and NSA contractor who famously leaked top-secret documents regarding government surveillance programs. The DoJ filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking the proceeds from the book, alleging Snowden, by publishing it without first...
A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by a former University of Delaware athlete accused of multiple rapes says she was surprised that he agreed to connect with her on an online dating site
Since smog in Los Angeles became unbearable in the 1960s, California has set its own vehicle emissions standards—limits that were stricter than the federal government permitted elsewhere. The Trump administration now is moving to end that practice. The EPA will revoke that authority Wednesday, the Washington Post reports, citing...