At least three school buses collided in southern New Jersey on Monday, injuring 23 children and an adult staff member returning from a summer day camp, police officials said.
A blob of hot volcanic lava struck an ocean tour boat just off the Big Island of Hawaii on Monday, injuring nearly two dozen people in the worst casualty incident to date from the ongoing eruption of the Kilauea Volcano, authorities said.
A Pennsylvania woman was charged with criminal homicide for the death of her 11-week-old son after an autopsy showed the baby had died because of drugs in the mother’s breast milk, prosecutors said.
The estranged wife of a prominent Ukrainian-born concert pianist was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2016 slayings of the couple’s two young daughters in their Texas home, and the judge hearing the case ordered her committed to a state mental hospital.
A California wildfire burning out of control at the edge of Yosemite National Park that has killed one firefighter and closed a major route into the park mushroomed overnight as crews fought on Monday to protect a string of small communities.
A 29-year-old Russian woman living in Washington has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian government while developing ties with U.S. citizens and infiltrating political groups, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.
An Indiana man was charged on Monday with sexually assaulting and murdering an 8-year-old girl in 1988, police said, a day after they said he had confessed to the crime.
A Massachusetts man is expected to be arraigned on murder charges Monday after being accused of killing a south Boston police officer and a bystander with the officer’s pistol early Sunday, officials said.
Police shot and killed a man on Sunday after a series of shootouts on the streets of Kansas City in which three officers were wounded and hospitalized in stable condition, officials said.
A firefighter was killed on Saturday while battling a wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park, California state fire officials said, bringing to at least 10 the number of such deaths this year as wildfires rage across the U.S. West.
A Chicago man has been charged with a felony hate crime after a video that went viral showed him scolding a woman for wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a Puerto Rican flag as a police officer watched the incident, authorities said on Friday.
The second U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan this week was identified on Friday as Sergeant First Class Christopher Andrew Celiz of Summerville, South Carolina, the Department of Defense said in a statement.
Boeing Co’s KC-46 mid-air refueling tankers have completed the final flight tests ahead of its first aircraft delivery in late October, the U.S. Air Force said on Friday.
A U.S. service member died on Thursday from wounds sustained in a combat operation in eastern Afghanistan, according to a brief statement from the Department of Defense.
A Danish national accused of starting the second-largest wildfire on record in Colorado was charged on Thursday with 141 counts of first-degree arson for each building destroyed in the massive blaze, court documents showed.
The last of four defendants pleaded guilty on Thursday to taking part in a racially-charged 2017 attack on an 18-year-old mentally disabled Illinois man that was livestreamed on Facebook, county prosecutors said.
A Missouri jury on Thursday found Johnson & Johnson liable in a lawsuit filed by 22 women who alleged the company’s talc-based products, including J&J Baby Powder, contain asbestos and caused them ovarian cancer, and ordered the company to pay $550 million in compensatory damages.
Five of the seven board members of the bankrupt Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority resigned on Thursday, effectively leaving the utility with no leadership amid a massive restructuring effort following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria.
Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc, the global stuffed animal retailer, had to cancel its popular pay-your-age event as long lines stretched outside its U.S. stores and crowds clogged mall corridors.
A U.S. service member died on Thursday after being wounded during a combat operation in eastern Afghanistan, the U.S. military said in a statement.
The U.S. government has reopened its investigation into the 1955 death of black teenager Emmett Till in Mississippi, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday, citing a report from the U.S. Department of Justice.
U.S. adult film star Stormy Daniels, who claims she had an affair with President Donald Trump in 2006, was arrested in a strip club on Wednesday in what her lawyer said was a setup.
Fliers may have a tough time recovering damages for invasive screenings at U.S. airport security checkpoints, after a federal appeals court on Wednesday said screeners are immune from claims under a federal law governing assaults, false arrests and other abuses.
A 46-year-old homeless man with no arms was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida, for stabbing another man with a pair of scissors using his feet, police said on Wednesday.
An avowed white supremacist and supporter of the gunman behind the massacre at an African-American church in South Carolina in 2015 was sentenced to nearly three years in prison on Wednesday for illegally buying a gun from an undercover FBI agent.