In the wake of a massive college bribery scheme, the schools caught in the middle have been left facing a thorny question: What to do about the students who may have been admitted through fraud?
Farmer Jeff Jorgenson looks out over 750 acres of cropland submerged beneath the swollen Missouri River, and he knows he probably won't plant this year.
Since 1999, the ratio has been two warm records set or broken for every cold one.
A survivor described a bus swerving "like a roller coaster" and tumbling "five or six times" as it overturned early Tuesday along a Virginia interstate, killing two passengers and injuring others aboard.
Crews have extinguished a fire that's burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility.
An official sign declaring that slaves were "well taken-care of and happy" at Louisiana's most-visited historical site has been removed.
The Arkansas House has approved a bill that requires public schools to offer an elective course on the Bible if students request one.
Days after a climbable sculpture called the Vessel opened at New York's Hudson Yards megadevelopment, critics are questioning a policy that grants the attraction's owners broad rights to use photos posted by visitors.
A New Jersey sports official is apologizing for telling student athletes that Adolf Hitler was a "good leader" with "bad moral character and intentions."
A truck carrying 40,000 pounds of printer ink overturned on an Atlanta interstate, closing all lanes on an outer loop for four hours. That's 5,500 gallons (20,820 liters) of ink.
Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting "Cinderella," ''The Simpsons," ''Star Wars" and "Dr. Strange" under one corporate roof.The deal…
Books on slavery, the prison system and the Harlem Renaissance are among this year's winners of J. Anthony Lukas prizes, named for the late author and journalist.
Georgia's Stacey Abrams is willing to meet with any candidate running for president in 2020, but warned she has two ground rules before she starts meeting with the wide range of Democratic hopefuls
The recently formed city of South Fulton, Georgia, has fired its first municipal judge over allegations that she bullied workers and approved filming a reality TV show in her courtroom.
A sheriff's deputy was killed and a police officer was injured after an exchange of gunfire during an attempted traffic stop.
Fifty people were killed in a terror attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15. Some information about the victims:HUSNA AHMEDFarid Ahmed…
International aid has started trickling into the east African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi to ease the humanitarian crisis created by floodwaters from Cyclone Idai.
Video that showed a white police officer shooting to death an unarmed black teenager was played for jurors as the former cop's criminal homicide trial got underway.
Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry.
Jay-Z, Dead & Company and the Killers will headline one of the 50th anniversary shows commemorating the groundbreaking Woodstock festival this summer.