An international team has launched its helium-filled balloon from Japan in a bid to reach North America and break two major records en route.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after his three-week-old baby girl was found dead near their Southern California home.
A 13-year-old California boy was arrested Saturday in the stabbing death of a 14-year-old high school student, KTTV reports.
Jury selection for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is moving more slowly than expected as a judge probes prospective jurors on their feelings about the death penalty.
The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales.
The restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday is being accused of discriminating against male bartenders and servers because the company hired only women for summer positions at its Park City, Utah, location.
Government screeners at airport checkpoints seized a record number of guns in 2014
Aaron Hernandez once seemed to be a man with a bright future.