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A group of Pennsylvania prison inmates who claim they were savagely beaten and abused by guards while held in solitary confinement three years ago are due in court Monday on charges that they sparked a riot in their unit.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which controls public transportation in New York, announced Sunday that it plans to make immediate safety improvements on the Metro-North commuter railroad, a week after a horrific derailment in the Bronx that killed four people.
The family of a U.S. Marine who committed suicide inside a U.S. Embassy in Greece says their son was buried without a heart, after the Greek government performed an illegal autopsy on his body and “harvested” the organ.Craig and Beverly LaLoup, of Coatesville, Pa.
The 85-year-old American detained in North Korea this fall said Sunday that he was well fed and comfortable during the more than a month he was held in the secretive communist nation, a newspaper reported.
A Sonic Drive-in signboard that carried a "shockingly racist" message about the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs and Washington Redskins prompted an apology from the restaurant chain on Sunday.The uproar began after a photo circulated on Twitter showing the sign in Belton, Missouri.
DENVER - Aron Ralston, whose harrowing tale of amputating his own forearm after he became trapped in a Utah canyon became a best-selling book and later a Hollywood film, was jailed in Denver on suspicion of domestic violence, court records released Sunday show.
A winter storm wreaked havoc in the Midwest and East on Sunday, covering roads with dangerous sheets of ice and snow that triggered fatal pileups involving dozens of cars, officials said.
Several whales believed to be part of a pod that was stranded in Everglades National Park were found dead in the lower Florida Keys on Sunday, national wildlife officials said, raising the number of fatalities to 22 in the last week.
This Christmas story comes with large teeth – in the dozens of alligators that a couple say are ruining their use of property they own in rural Mississippi.Tom and Consandra J.
MIAMI — When insurance agent Kelly Fristoe recently spent 30 minutes helping a client pick a mid-level health plan and the federal marketplace website froze, he called the government's hotline and tried to finish the application.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- In their zeal to tout their faith in the public square, conservatives in Oklahoma may have unwittingly opened the door to a wide range of religious groups, including satanists who are seeking to put their own statue next to a Ten Commandments monument on the Statehouse steps.
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin's ultra-liberal capital city is a place where just about anything goes, from street parties to naked bike rides. But city officials say a business is pushing even Madison's boundaries by offering, of all things, hugs.
The New Jersey waitress whose story was questioned after she claimed she received an anti-gay note instead of a tip is now out of a job.The Gallop Asian Bistro said Saturday that Dayna Morales will no longer be working there.
A winter storm was hitting vast areas east of the Rockies Sunday, after having left hundreds of thousands of people in Texas and Arkansas without power.
A Florida man was arrested after he left an infant inside a locked car in a Fort Myers strip club parking lot, police said.Andrew Sosa, 21, was arrested on a child neglect charge after he left the 4-month-old girl inside a Kia Optima at Lookers strip club, according to NBC 2.
SUNBURY, Pa. -- A couple married for just three weeks lured a man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.
Much of the U.S. was in the grip of ice, snow and subzero temperatures on Saturday, and forecasters said anyone who wasn’t feeling the freeze yet would likely be slipping, sliding or shivering by early next week.
A Delta Airlines flight from Seattle to Atlanta was rerouted to Spokane International Airport in Washington state shortly after takeoff on Saturday due to a medical emergency that left a 16-year-old male passenger dead, officials said.
Philadelphia librarian and social justice advocate Marion Marguerite Stokes spent 35 years of her life recording nearly every minute of every program on every local and national news network on VHS and Beta Max cassette tapes.
A moderate earthquake shook homes and rattled nerves near Jones, Okla., on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of damage, authorities said.The earthquake, which struck around 12:10 local time with an estimated magnitude of 4.