Three men released from prison after their murder convictions were overturned in the county that includes Cleveland are expected to receive $1.5 million each to settle the county's portion of lawsuit that named two assistant prosecutors as defendants
A group of scientists says beech trees are dominating the woodlands of the northeastern United States as the climate changes, and that could be bad news for the forests
Federal authorities are investigating a suspected natural gas leak that caused an explosion a newly renovated house in Dallas, killing a 12-year-old girl and injuring four other members of her family
White nationalist Richard Spencer plans to speak next week at Michigan State University, with the rest of his campus tour bogged down for now in lawsuits or lack of agreement on timing
A Pennsylvania state senator who was the subject of allegations that he behaved inappropriately toward female employees and campaign aides has announced that he is ending his stalled congressional bid
Bernie Sanders' stepdaughter is hoping the city that launched her stepfather's political career nearly 40 years ago will show her the same love in her run for mayor.
As companies continue to sever ties with the National Rifle Association , the gun lobby is hitting back with a statement that says "the law-abiding members of the NRA had nothing at all to do with the failure of that school's security preparedness ... or the cruel failures of both federal and...
A reputed mobster who authorities believe is the last surviving person of interest in the largest art heist in history is facing sentencing in an unrelated weapons case
The National Rifle Association and the state of Florida are both facing a growing backlash amid calls for stricter gun control laws at both the state and federal level
After what the Washington Post is calling a "testy" 50-minute phone call between President Trump and his Mexican counterpart, the latter will not be visiting the former as planned. The major sticking point seems to be Trump's border wall, and Enrique Peña Nieto's refusal to pay for it. The Mexican...
A prisoner on Texas death row for the dragging death of an East Texas man nearly two decades ago has lost a federal court appeal, moving him a step close to execution for the hate crime
The Broward County, Florida, sheriff says a letter from a state lawmaker calling for his resignation after a mass school shooting is "riddled with factual errors, unsupported gossip and falsehoods."
The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded