Oscar Pistorius offered $34,000 to the family of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after he killed her, but the family rejected the funds because they did not want "blood money," a prosecutor said Tuesday at the sentencing hearing for the double-amputee athlete.
A 10-year-old boy apparently angry that a 90-year-old woman had yelled at him held a cane against her throat and repeatedly punched her, killing her, prosecutors said.
An Ohio man was killed on his wedding day when a pickup truck carrying him, his new wife and friends crashed.
Three fault segments running beneath Northern California and its roughly 15 million people are overdue for a major earthquake.
Pounding rain and tornado watches didn't deter hundreds of protesters Monday outside Ferguson police headquarters, where they stayed for almost four hours to mark how long 18-year-old Michael Brown's body was left in a street after he was fatally shot by police.
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in five weeks, state media reported Tuesday, ending an absence that drove a frenzy of global speculation that something was amiss with the country's most powerful person.
A Dallas-bound American Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport turned around and made an emergency landing Monday at SFO after some of the cabin's wall panels cracked loose, aviation and airlines officials said.
A Utah school bus driver was arrested Monday on suspicion of DUI after swerving lanes and nearly hitting a car on a busy stretch of highway while taking 67 elementary-school students on a field trip.
Having health insurance is no panacea for high medical costs. Overall, 1 in 4 privately insured U.S. adults say they don't have much confidence in their ability to pay for a major, unexpected medical expense.
What is the price of being forced to raise a brown baby? It's an unusual question, arising from an unusual lawsuit prompted by an insemination gone wrong.
Where is Kim Jong Un? He's nowhere to be seen, and yet ... he's everywhere.
Bakersfield police were called to another report of a clown sighting Saturday night, but patrol officers found nothing. The clown sightings are drawing attention of national and even international news media.
Health officials on Monday urged the nation's hospitals to "think Ebola" and launched a review of procedures for treating infected patients, while the World Health Organization called the outbreak "the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times."
Oscar Pistorius is a "broken man" after killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and has already suffered emotionally and financially, a psychologist called by the Olympic runner's lawyers testified Monday ahead of his sentencing.
A Texas health care worker who was in full protective gear while providing hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus and is in stable condition, health officials said Sunday