It's been just over a year since 9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double-hand transplant, and he said Tuesday what he really wants to do is play football.
After a much-criticized delay, President Barack Obama visited flood-stricken Louisiana Tuesday, defending his administration's response and urging citizens to pitch in and help ravaged communities.
The San Diego Zoo says it has had to put down a 50-year-old Asian elephant suffering from old age.
Prosecutors say a Canadian man caught pulling a sled carrying more than 280,000 prescription pills across the border into Vermont has been sentenced to a year in prison.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden promised unwavering commitment to NATO's collective defense Tuesday as he sought to reassure Baltic allies spooked by a resurgent Russia and White House hopeful Donald Trump.
Imagine a dream team of the nation's top historians, recruited by the White House to advise the president on major decisions. That's the idea being pitched by two Harvard University scholars who say many United States leaders know alarmingly little about history, both of their own country and of others.
Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Hillary Clinton Tuesday as her campaign battled to silence suggestions that donors to her family's charity paid for access when she was America's top diplomat.
Members of the Bellows Falls Fire Department stand in front of their station as they pay respect to Justin Beebe, a "Hotshot" who was killed Aug. 13 battling a wildfire near Great Basin National Park in Nevada, as his ashes return home to Bellows Falls, Vermont, early Wednesday, Aug. 24.
In a court case with repercussions for the art world and millions of dollars at stake, a U.S. judge ruled Tuesday in favor of an artist who was sued for denying a painting was his.
Kansas is asking a federal appeals court to keep thousands of people who haven't yet provided the documents to prove they are U.S. citizens from voting in November's election.