During a speech at the Democratic National Convention, mother Christine Leinonen honored her son who was killed in the Orlando shootings at Pulse Nightclub.
A man accused of tossing a fake bomb into a police van in Times Square is headed for a psychiatric examination to determine whether he's fit to stand trial
A judge says the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia
Nearly 70 protesters have been arrested in St. Paul this week as the fallout from a black man's police shooting death and the investigation into it continue
Hillary Clinton was named the Democratic presidential nominee Tuesday night, but most media outlets announced the news with photos of Bill Clinton.
A man in the UK was pulled over when his van looked like it was overweight. It was, it was full with close to a ton of rice. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
The online magazine of the Islamic State group has described how a 27-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker who blew himself up at a bar in the southern German town of Ansbach spent months planning the attack
The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will continue to live under a number of restrictions when he leaves a Washington mental hospital next month
A planed dubbed 'The Corpse Flower' earned its name because it smells like rotting flesh when it's in bloom. New York City is about to experience it. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has more.
Prosecutors have dropped the remaining charges against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction
The lawyer for an investment banker on trial for insider trading blamed the man's father for betraying his son through illegal profitable trades
Family members say Oklahoma's first black state senator, who held a sit-in at the state Capitol with civil rights icon Clara Luper and fought to keep the state's only historically black university open, has died
A new study refutes the idea that e-cigarettes are a healthy alternative to smoking. Scientists found two undiscovered chemicals in e-liquids.
Both the Republican and Democratic National Convention showcased drama, but here are the best and worst convention entrances and exits. Jeanne Moos has the good, the bad and the awkward.
Two good Samaritan vessels rescued 46 people Tuesday night who abandoned their sinking fishing boat in the Bering Sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, the Coast Guard said
Police officers in Massachusetts are planning to protest after the mayor of Somerville refused to remove a Black Lives Matter banner from city hall
State auditors say the Kansas Department for Children and Families is struggling to adequately oversee private foster care contractors, putting children in the system at risk
Ahead of a referendum monkeys got into a polling station and destroyed voter lists. Thankfully everything should be back to normal before the vote actually happens. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
Donald Trump's campaign advisers have money in Russian gas and finance companies, and concealed records might be hiding his own possible ties.