Hillary Clinton's running mate Sen. Tim Kaine got emotional talking about the shooting at Virginia Tech in 2007 and called for additional gun safety measures.
Kansas is suing the federal government to obtain documents related to planning by President Barack Obama's administration to move prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Fort Leavenworth
The NBA All-Star Game's exit from North Carolina because of a law limiting LGBT protections represents some of the worst publicity yet for Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's re-election campaign, even as he dismisses the move as political correctness
After several high-profile leaks at past Comic-Con screenings, a number of major movie studios are keeping their trailers at home this year.
With limited animal cruelty laws, there are barely 20 states in the U.S. with rules against leaving animals in hot vehicles. Keleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story.
Police say the Munich shooter had no ties to terrorism and had psychiatric issues, which should have barred him from getting a gun in Germany.
Police say they are hunting for a motive that might explain why an 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself
The family of a black man fatally shot by police in southern New Jersey in 2014 has reached a tentative monetary settlement in its federal lawsuit
In a lesson that teaches us to not touch what's not ours there's a viral picture of a note that alerts whomever was stealing coffee creamer that they were not drinking what they thought they were. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
Far from hiding in chat rooms or under white sheets, energized white supremacists attended the Republican National Convention this week in Cleveland
Authorities say they seized a dozen rifles and six handguns from the home of a suburban Detroit man who allegedly mentioned during a mental health group discussion that he wanted to kill police officers
The owner of Stop & Shop and the parent company of Food Lion completed their $29 billion combination after receiving regulatory clearance by the Federal Trade Commission
North Charleston is selling some city land to help offset the cost of a $6.5 million settlement with the family of an unarmed black man shot to death by a white city police officer
The American Civil Liberties Union is praising a new Illinois law that limits how police can use devices that collect cellphone data and track phone locations
California is bearing down against continuing heat and wildfires that have forced the evacuations of hundreds of homes as red-flag warnings of extreme fire danger predicted gusty winds and scorching, dry air
People began arriving hours ahead of a funeral for a sheriff's deputy slain on Sunday _ even as a funeral Mass was being held at a Catholic Church
Tim Kaine's selection as Hillary Clinton's running mate could totally upend Virginia politics and would all but certainly result in the most expensive election cycle in the state's history next if he becomes vice president
It was only a matter of time before a Pokemon Go dating app became a thing. The world now has Pokedates and Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) hopes you find love in a hopeless place.
Suspects can now be held without charges for 30 days. Some have questioned how the government is so prepared for the aftermath of the coup attempt.