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Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah, California

Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah, California

Nearly 1,000 firefighters battled a Utah wildfire that grew Sunday morning to nearly 67 square miles (174 square kilometers) and has prompted the evacuation of 1,500 people from hundreds of…

Man catches teen falling from park ride: ‘It’s OK to let go’

Man catches teen falling from park ride: ‘It’s OK to let go’

Matthew Howard Sr. was just leaving a New York amusement park Saturday evening when he heard someone screaming.…

Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Japan, US

Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Japan, US

Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday.…

Lawsuits: Officer used excessive force in several cases

Lawsuits: Officer used excessive force in several cases

Eight brutality lawsuits settled over the past 10 months paint a disturbing picture of a former Connecticut police officer accused of beating people while they were handcuffed and ordering his…

Women with Star of David flags told to leave Chicago gay pride march

Women with Star of David flags told to leave Chicago gay pride march

LGBT Pride festivities in Chicago took an ugly turn over the weekend when three women were ejected from a march because their rainbow flags bore a Jewish Star of David.…

Once-homeless sisters mingle with track stars at nationals

Once-homeless sisters mingle with track stars at nationals

The siblings from New York City were guests of USA track and field after their rise to prominence in the sport, with their exploits bringing them medals, TV appearances and…

John Kasich: Ohio governor’s website hacked with pro-ISIS propaganda

John Kasich: Ohio governor’s website hacked with pro-ISIS propaganda

Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s official website was one of several government pages to be hacked Sunday with messages advocating support for the ISIS terror group.…

NY town plagued by violence graduates high school seniors

NY town plagued by violence graduates high school seniors

About 1,200 high school students in Brentwood, New York, celebrated their futures at a graduation ceremony capping a violence-plagued year that started with the killing of two fellow students.…

An Arkansas prison inmate recaptured after 32 years

An Arkansas prison inmate recaptured after 32 years

An Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades has been recaptured.…

Hailey Burns: Missing North Carolina girl found alive after more than a year

Hailey Burns: Missing North Carolina girl found alive after more than a year

A North Carolina teenager who disappeared more than a year ago has been found alive in Georgia and a 31-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the case, authorities…