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The State Highway Patrol says 29 people have been injured in a crash between a commercial bus and a car on Interstate 75 in northwest Ohio.
Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress Wednesday that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
The mayor of the Oklahoma City suburb battered by a monstrous tornado says he is pushing to require safe-room shelters in all new homes.
Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes ticked up last month to the highest level in three and a half years, helped by a jump in the number of houses for sale.
Los Angeles voters have approved a proposition limiting the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
Anthony Weiner's run for redemption is officially on.
Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of slain civil rights activist Malcolm X, has been buried at a cemetery in suburban New York.
Federal agents and the state fire marshal have effectively barred a federal safety panel from the site of a Texas fertilizer plant blast that killed 15 people and injured about 200 others, hampering its investigation, the panel's chairman said.
A mysterious respiratory illness has left five people hospitalized and two dead in southeast Alabama, state health officials said Tuesday.
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FBI Director Robert Mueller has praised two agents who died while training off the Virginia Beach coast for their "true and unerring valor."
The illegal trade in elephant ivory may constitute an important source of funding for armed groups, including the Lord's Resistance Army, threatening peace and security in central Africa, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report to the Security Council.
Many young people are among the mourners attending the funeral of a Hofstra University student who was accidentally shot by police.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Myanmar's government has made progress in reducing the recruitment of children into the armed forces but still needs to stamp out the practice.
A judge has ruled that a North Texas lesbian couple can't live together because of a morality clause in one of the women's divorce papers.
While most in this tornado-ravaged city slept, Fire Chief Randy Poindexter urged his search and rescue team to keep digging, keep looking.
The Oklahoma City area is already home to two of the costliest tornados in the last half a century, and Monday’s devastating twister that hit just south of the city is likely to stress federal emergency dollars already under pressure from the recent federal budget cuts.
Groups of scientists are urging federal officials not to remove protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states.
A suspect was arrested Wednesday in an assault in Manhattan's East Village that police say was one of several anti-gay attacks in recent days.
A Coast Guard rescue swimmer whose disappearance led to a massive search in Hawaii pleaded guilty to desertion Tuesday, saying he left work one day, decided never to return and spent the next three months camping in the mountains. A military judge sentenced him to more than six months confinement and a bad conduct discharge.
Lives were forever changed in a few short minutes as a large tornado battered the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, killing at least 24 people and injuring dozens. The storm tore apart one elementary school and severely damaged another; it ripped homes off their foundations, scattered prized possessions, laid waste to businesses.
Teachers in Oklahoma are being hailed as heroes for protecting students caught at school when a tornado struck the state on Monday and leveled Plaza Towers Elementary School. With more storms crossing the state this week, how prepared are schools and teachers for disaster?
A man accused of vandalizing a 1929 Pablo Picasso painting in a Houston museum - an act that was caught on cellphone video - agreed Tuesday to a two-year prison term as part of a plea deal with prosecutors.
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) - In a story May 20 about the Susan Powell investigation, The Associated Press reported erroneously the day that Josh Powell committed suicide. It happened on Feb. 5, 2012.
A goat believed to have escaped en route to a slaughterhouse snarled the morning commute along one of the busiest roadways in northern New Jersey on Tuesday, leading police on a nearly two-hour chase.