The new climate change agenda released by the groups, including the American Medical Association and the American Heart Association, comes amid early jostling among Democratic candidates over whose environmental platform is more progressive.
Some people believe the best way to teach is by example. For one father in Florida, the example was about what not to do. He took his message to a whole new level, to convince his daughter not to wear short shorts.
Lawyers for James Alex Fields Jr., 22, said in a sentencing memo submitted in court documents Friday that the defendant should not spend his entire life in prison because of his age, a traumatic childhood and a history of mental illness.
Hannah Payne is accused of shooting and killing 62-year-old Kenneth Herring. She is charged with malice murder, two counts of felony murder and aggravated assault. Payne is also charged with false imprisonment and three counts of possessions of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
The president of the Oregon Senate ordered the state Capitol to close on Saturday due to a "possible militia threat" from right-wing protesters as a walkout by Republican lawmakers over landmark climate change legislation dragged on.
Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds, making it the largest cocaine haul in the history of U.S. Customs, authorities said Friday.
Missouri's health department has declined to renew a license to perform abortions for the state's lone clinic, but the St. Louis Planned Parenthood affiliate can continue to perform the procedure for now
The bleak portrait emerged Thursday after a legal team interviewed 60 children at the facility near El Paso that has become the latest place where attorneys say young migrants are describing neglect and mistreatment at the hands of the U.S. government.
The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran on Thursday night in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go, a U.S. official said.
Trump likes using Air Force One, but has no affection for the plane's iconic, Kennedy-era blue and white design that is known the world over. Trump views the color scheme as dated, too muted and insufficiently patriotic.
A family in Massachusetts took their dog to an animal medical center because he’d stopped eating. Imagine their surprise when the vet told them their pet's sickness was caused by nearly 20 baby pacifiers in his stomach.
A witness called to testify against a fellow Navy SEAL charged with murder has admitted that he killed the victim — a wounded Islamic State fighter — in an act of mercy, a bombshell that didn't deter the military from its case.
A decree to be issued Friday by Archbishop Charles Thompson says that Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School "can no longer use the name Catholic and will no longer be identified or recognized as a Catholic institution."
Fallen trees ripped down power lines and crashed into buildings along a line from Texas to Alabama overnight and into Thursday morning, the national Storm Prediction Center reported. A few isolated tornadoes were reported, damaging roofs in the northeast Texas city of Greenville.