Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, a Republican candidate for governor, died Thursday, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot, police said.
Sometime in the next few weeks, Wisconsin will likely become the 25th state to get a right-to-work law, opposed by organized labor because it eliminates the requirement that workers must pay union fees.
The Justice Department said Tuesday that it was closing its investigation into the shooting death three years ago of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin without filing criminal charges against former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman.
On the day Alaska became the third state in the nation to legalize recreational pot use, folks in this party town best known as the finish line for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race seemed more interested in watching snowmobile contestants blast into the city than smoking a joint.
A federal jury in New York has found the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority liable for a series of terrorist attacks that killed or wounded Americans in Israel during the early 2000s, officials announced Monday.
Wesleyan University's president on Monday urged students who know of anybody distributing drugs on campus to come forward after a dozen people were sickened over the weekend from an apparently contaminated batch of the party drug Molly.
It is so cold this winter that the five Great Lakes are freezing over, joining Niagara Falls in a dramatic ice makeover.
Most road rage incidents are emotional collisions between strangers, encounters where tempers explode and mayhem ensues.