A Long Island cardiologist had the office of another doctor torched, then hired someone who turned out to be an undercover police officer in a failed attempt to have the doctor hurt or killed, authorities said Wednesday.
A bill that sets up a regulatory framework in Oklahoma for ridesharing programs such as Uber and Lyft passed the state Senate on Wednesday, but not before a provision protecting gay and transgender passengers from discrimination was removed.
Authorities are asking the public's help in finding two paintings - one of them by famed American Roy Lichtenstein - that were stolen from a Malibu foundation established by the late co-creator of "The Simpsons."
A 65-year-old German mother of 13 is getting ready to give birth again — this time to quadruplets.
The shrinking space on airplanes is surely uncomfortable, but it might also be dangerous for passengers' health and safety.
Israel has begun its annual Holocaust memorial day with the nation's leaders attending a solemn ceremony.
Crocs plastic shoes left tread marks that helped link a 22-year-old Fairbanks man to downtown burglaries, authorities said.
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him.
A federal judge in California declined Wednesday to remove marijuana from the list of most dangerous drugs.
Police arrested a man who steered his tiny, one-person helicopter onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, astonishing spring tourists and prompting a temporary lockdown of the Capitol Visitor Center.
A Houston hospital says a woman has given birth to five girls in what it believes is the first set of all-female quintuplets born in the U.S.
A Senate committee began debating legislation Tuesday that attempts to fix the much-maligned No Child Left Behind education law by giving states more control in determining how to hold public schools accountable for student performance.
Fighting raged overnight and in the early hours on Tuesday on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine despite an agreement reached by the Ukrainian and Russian foreign ministers a day earlier.
Police said Tuesday they were investigating the fatal shooting of a gay community college worker as a possible hate crime.
A disgraced ex-police officer testifying against his drug squad colleagues acknowledged Tuesday that he stole drug money, planted evidence and lied on police paperwork too many times to count.