The Mormon church's new youth program, which will roll out in 2020 when it cuts all ties with Boy Scouts of America, will still include outdoor and adventure activities even as the initiative becomes more gospel-focused, the faith confirmed Friday.
The gunman in a Wisconsin workplace shooting was taken to a mental health hospital and barred from purchasing firearms in 2004 after telling South Dakota police that he thought co-workers were "talking bad about him," according to court records and police.
Florence's floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape Fear River.
But air quality control officials say that's not an accurate mark of progress.
The U.S. Marshals Service says a Pennsylvania man accused of threatening President Donald Trump and law enforcement officials has been arrested in Ohio.
A judge says Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross can be questioned under oath by lawyers challenging a decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses say they are willing to set up a victims' compensation fund as they face the prospect that state lawmakers will give victims of decades-old child sexual abuse another chance to sue the church.
The Latest on the effects of Hurricane Florence. (all times local)4:35 p.m.5:20A North Carolina island accessible only by ferry is accepting visitors again, saying it…
The woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting herself to death at a Maryland drugstore warehouse had been diagnosed with a mental illness and used a legally purchased gun in the rampage, a law enforcement official said Friday.
Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people.
The Latest on this week's shooting at a software company in Wisconsin that seriously injured three people (all times local):
Federal agents arrested an Oregon man who threatened to kill YouTube employees and specifically threatened the CEO of the company, saying he was coming for her, the FBI said Friday.
Uno, the sweet, baying beagle who became perhaps the most popular show dog ever, has died. He was 13.Longtime dog expert David Frei says Uno…
Tears rushed from beneath Freddy Cuevas' sunglasses as he wrapped his arms around a mourner outside the suburban New York church where his longtime partner, Evelyn Rodriguez, was memorialized Friday as a hero and a warrior for channeling grief over their slain daughter into an anti-gang crusade.
The nation's immigration court judges are anxious and stressed by a quota system implemented by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that pushes them to close 700 cases per year as a way to get rid of an immense backlog, the head of the judges' union said Friday.
The West Virginia Supreme Court's chief justice is asking the court to delay impeachment proceedings against her by the state Senate.
A man and his adult son were killed when their small plane crashed near an unlit Missouri airport, even as the pilot's fiance tried to guide in the plane with a flashlight.
U.S. officials recommended approval on Friday of a plan to block new mining claims for 20 years on the forested public lands that make up Yellowstone National Park's mountainous northern boundary.
Former Vice President Joe Biden is set to hit the Georgia campaign trail next week, making an appearance with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.
The sheriff of New Jersey's most populous county resigned Friday amid mounting pressure from his own party after a recording surfaced in which he made derogatory remarks about blacks and about the state's first Sikh attorney general.