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6 arrested in central Fla. teen's killing at house

6 arrested in central Fla. teen's killing at house

A 15-year-old boy was lured to a rural central Florida home Sunday night, where he was fatally beaten and shot by members of a group of teens and adults before his body was burned in a fire pit,...

Door-Knocking Democrat Tries to Break G.O.P. Grip in Ohio Special Election

Door-Knocking Democrat Tries to Break G.O.P. Grip in Ohio Special Election

Danny O’Connor, the Democratic candidate in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District, speaking with Tami Halliday in New Albany on Thursday.

Calif funeral planned for Hmong leader Vang Pao

Calif funeral planned for Hmong leader Vang Pao

Vang Pao, a fabled military hero and beloved father figure among the international Hmong refugee community, will be honored with a massive funeral "fit for a king" in central California, the gen...

Network of Wildfires Tears Through Central California

Network of Wildfires Tears Through Central California

A sprawling network of central California wildfires tore through thousands of rural acres and spurred some to leave their homes in mountain communities.

In Eastern Europe, U.S. Military Girds Against Russian Might and Manipulation

In Eastern Europe, U.S. Military Girds Against Russian Might and Manipulation

To practice their ability to move quickly in a crisis and sustain themselves along the way, American troops recently drove 950 vehicles about 840 miles from their base in Vilseck, Germany, to a training range in southern Lithuania — roughly the distance from New York to Atlanta.

Bulgarian gets 2 years for stealing dead boy's ID

Bulgarian gets 2 years for stealing dead boy's ID

A Bulgarian man was sentenced Thursday to two years and a day in prison for stealing the identity of an Ohio boy who was kidnapped and killed at age 3.

Ohio boy found competent for trial in man's death

Ohio boy found competent for trial in man's death

A 12-year-old Ohio boy who told a 911 dispatcher he shot his mother's boyfriend has been found competent for trial in the man's death.

Six in Multinational Gang Convicted of Murder in U.S.

Six in Multinational Gang Convicted of Murder in U.S.

A lengthy federal trial targeting the San Francisco branch of a multinational gang known for violence and drug dealing ended Tuesday with the convictions of six members on murder, racketeering and other charges.

Less than half of students proficient in science

Less than half of students proficient in science

Very few students have the advanced skills that could lead to careers in science and technology, according to results of a national exam released Tuesday that education leaders called alarming.

Factory activity slows as economy stays sluggish

Factory activity slows as economy stays sluggish

U.S. manufacturing grew more slowly in October, hampered by weaker demand for exports and slower production at factories.

Fred Flintstone? Michigan Man Tries to Use Feet as Brakes

Fred Flintstone? Michigan Man Tries to Use Feet as Brakes

A Detroit-area driver was arrested after he tried using his feet as brakes and crashed his car into four other vehicles, officials said Thursday.

With Larry Nassar Sentenced, Focus Is on What Michigan State Knew

With Larry Nassar Sentenced, Focus Is on What Michigan State Knew

Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar on Wednesday, when he was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for molesting girls who came to him for treatment.

Driver, Navigator Die in Nevada Road Race After Tire Blows

Driver, Navigator Die in Nevada Road Race After Tire Blows

Two men are dead after a tire blew on their Chevy Camaro during the Silver State Classic Challenge, a high-speed race in rural Nevada.

More Americans are buying Harley motorcycles

More Americans are buying Harley motorcycles

For the first time since the Great Recession, more Americans are buying Harleys.

New York High School Investigating Alleged SAT Cheating Ring

New York High School Investigating Alleged SAT Cheating Ring

A group of students at a prestigious New York high school was being eyed in a college test cheating ring, the New York Post reported Monday.

Las Vegas prepares for rave after latest death

Las Vegas prepares for rave after latest death

The death of a Texas teenager during an electronic music party plagued by drug arrests is drawing fresh attention to Las Vegas' decision to embrace the multi-day festival a year after it was banned in Los Angeles.


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