Road crews have cleared one lane in Alaska's Denali National Park, and buses are beginning to return about 300 stranded tourists back to the park entrance
PHOTOS: Firefighters rescue children left alone in an apartment which caught fire in St. Louis; boaters on Russia's Volga River floating near partially submerged monastery and a radio telescope antenna; 50th anniversary of Woodstock music festival in N.Y.
A federal appeals court has cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American immigrants from seeking asylum at two portions of the southern border
A guilty verdict has been returned against a man who defended himself against murder, aggravated battery and firearm charges in the fatal shooting of an off-duty Chicago police officer
A US appeals court has declined once again to immediately halt new Trump administration rules that bar taxpayer-funded clinics from referring patients for abortions
The father of Utah kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart has come out as gay in a heartfelt letter that reveals he has struggled throughout his life with pain and guilt
The newly elected chief of the Oklahoma-based Cherokee Nation plans to appoint the tribe's first-ever delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives, a right outlined in a nearly 200-year-old treaty with the federal government
A judge has sentenced the mastermind of the largest organic food fraud scheme in U.S. history to 10 years in prison, saying he cheated thousands of customers into buying products they didn't want.
California's unemployment rate has again fallen to an historic low of 4.1% as the world's fifth-largest economy continues to add jobs following the Great Recession
California and other states are filing the latest court challenge to new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance
One of New Mexico's largest school districts is giving parents a preview of an instruction video on lockdown situations associated with active shooters that will be shown to students.
Kentucky's labor secretary says more than 1,000 teachers violated state law by participating in mass rallies at the state Capitol that forced some schools to close