A shooting erupted during an electronic music festival at a Mexican beach resort early Monday, leaving five people dead, including one in a stampede as revelers fled in panic.
An ambitious Democratic governor with possible White House aspirations has a formula for staying blue in the time of Trump: Take your progressive message directly to angst-ridden middle-class voters.
It's tough to rebuild a city's image when the national perception is that it peaked a century ago, and when recent news has sometimes been dismal.
As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the transition from the nation's first black president to a president-elect still struggling to connect with most non-white voters.
The wife of Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen faces a court hearing in California after being arrested there in connection with his Florida shooting rampage that left 49 people dead.
Astronaut Gene Cernan traced his only child's initials in the dust of the lunar surface. Then he climbed into the lunar module for the ride home, becoming the last person to walk on the moon.
Ava DuVernay doesn't want to talk about Donald Trump's election.
Barack Obama, the man once known as the "hope candidate," on Monday warmly feted a team that had gone more than a century without much hope -- the world champion baseball team the Cubs from his adopted hometown of Chicago.
As a great admirer of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th U.S. president, Barack Obama, the 44th, shares with his distant predecessor a passionately felt hobby -- for books, and for reading.
In control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government's most powerful conservation tools, after decades of complaints that it hinders drilling, logging and other activities.