OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Authorities said they have concluded their search on Wednesday of a warehouse in Oakland California, which was gutted by a fast-moving fire that killed 36 people during a dance party.
(Reuters) - Two juveniles have been arrested and charged with arson in connection with deadly Tennessee wildfires that broke out last in and around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, state officials said on Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES/HONOLULU (Reuters) - It has been 75 years but U.S. Navy veteran James Leavelle can still recall watching with horror as Japanese warplanes rained bombs on his fellow sailors in the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor that plunged the United States into World War Two.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Avowed white supremacist Dylann Roof said he had to kill innocent black South Carolina churchgoers at a Bible study last year in retaliation for perceived offenses against his race, a prosecutor said in opening statements at Roof's federal death penalty trial on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - A U.S. judge in Michigan heard arguments on Wednesday over whether he should reconsider an order he issued on Sunday to accelerate the presidential vote recount in that state requested by Green Party candidate Jill Stein, according to officials.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A threat to detonate a bomb at a subway station in Los Angeles was not credible, federal authorities said late on Tuesday after police spent the day searching commuters and leading bomb-sniffing dogs around stations across the metro area.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (Reuters) - Texas AM University students and activists protested against a speech on Tuesday by white nationalist Richard Spencer, who was filmed at a conference last month saying "Hail Trump", drawing Nazi-like salutes from some spectators.
OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Authorities in Oakland, California, said on Tuesday they had identified all but one of the 36 victims whose bodies were pulled from the debris of a fire that ripped through a dance party at a warehouse at the weekend.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump laid out a U.S. military policy on Tuesday that would avoid interventions in foreign conflicts and instead focus heavily on defeating the Islamic State militancy.
WASHINGTON/CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - The company building the Dakota Access Pipeline turned to a federal judge late on Monday for a permit to finish the job after the federal government ruled against the controversial pipeline.
(Reuters) - A man suspected of fatally shooting former National Football League player Joe McKnight in a road rage incident near New Orleans has been arrested and charged with manslaughter, a Louisiana sheriff said on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - A military doctor treating former U.S. intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning while she serves a prison sentence for espionage denied her request to have her female gender reflected in her military records, according to a court filing.
DETROIT (Reuters) - A federal judge in Detroit on Tuesday granted a new trial for a Palestinian activist charged with immigration fraud for failing to disclose that she had been imprisoned in Israel in connection with a 1969 supermarket bombing there, court officials said.
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The shooting death of retired NFL player Will Smith was an "execution," Louisiana prosecutors said in court on Tuesday, opening a high-profile murder trial in which the accused is seeking immunity under a "stand your ground" state law.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's legal defense of some key initiatives including his signature healthcare law is collapsing as courts put cases on hold until after President-elect Donald Trump, hostile to the policies, assumes office on Jan. 20.
OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Authorities in Oakland, California, said on Tuesday they do not expect the death toll from a blaze that engulfed a converted warehouse during a dance party to rise above 36 but could not rule it out as they continued picking through debris.
A woman who aborted her baby in 2012 says the abortion facility donated her aborted daughter's body to researchers at the University of New Mexico without her full knowledge or consent, according to The Stream. Jessica Duran filed a lawsuit against the Southwestern Women's Options this week, alleging that the abortion facility did not tell [...]