In a stunning rebuke to GOP leaders, the House failed on Friday night to pass a three-week measure to keep the Department of Homeland Security funded, throwing the agency's funding into further uncertainly as a midnight deadline looms to avert a shutdown.
A gunman killed seven people in a door-to-door shooting spree across the rural Missouri community of Tyrone before turning his weapon on himself, police said Friday.
Leonard Nimoy, the actor best known for playing the emotionless, pointy-eared Spock on the "Star Trek" television series, published reports said Friday. He was 83.
One of the most wanted drug lords in Mexico has been captured, authorities said Friday.
Storm dumps snow from Mississippi to Maryland.
Wisconsin man made famous by viral photo of his efforts to ease his elderly dog's pain starts anew with another adopted dog.
A man from Italy reeled in a 280-pound catfish last Thursday along the Po River.
The identity of the masked executioner clutching a knife in ISIS beheading propaganda videos was revealed on Thursday.
Three men from Brooklyn, New York, were arrested on Wednesday and accused of plotting to wage jihad for ISIS. One of the men had offered to kill President Obama if the militants asked him to, authorities said.
The youngest survivor of last year's monstrous landslide in Oso, Washington, was just 5 months old.
More than a dozen Northern Arizona University students airlifted from rim of Grand Canyon after their vans became stuck in heavy snow.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald apologized again Tuesday for falsely stating that he served in Special Forces, saying that he made the error when trying to make a connection with a homeless veteran.
A couple in Tennessee is credited with saving a puppy's life after they found the dog frozen to the ground.
Pleasanton Independent School District officials scrambled Tuesday to find out how a disabled 4th grader with Down's syndrome was left behind on a school bus.
Drones were spotted flying over Paris landmarks for a second night running, officials said Wednesday.
Eddie Ray Routh guilty of capital murder.
Smoking, growing and possessing marijuana becomes legal in America's wildest state Tuesday, thanks to a voter initiative aimed at clearing away 40 years of conflicting laws and court rulings.
Senate works to pass Homeland Security funding bill derailed by immigration fight.
A burglar has been targeting San Antonio barbecue restaurants, taking meat and beer instead of cash.
President Obama has officially vetoed a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, marking his third rejection of congressionally approved legislation during his six years in office.