Newly released medical examiner reports say inmates crushed skulls with hammers and speared flesh with scissors to kill four employees in the bloodiest prison escape attempt in state history last October
Guns are so hard-wired into Texas culture that last week's deadly rampage at Santa Fe High School is considered unlikely to result in any significant restrictions on access to weapons in the Lone Star State
Washington state judge rules Incriminating statements to law officers made by the student arrested after four people were shot at a Washington state high school last year will be admissible in upcoming court proceedings
Italy edged toward its first populist government as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League identified a 53-year-old law professor with no political experience as their pick to become the country's next premier
A coastal Oregon high school is facing anti-gay discrimination allegations as the Oregon Department of Education is planning a hearing and may impose sanctions
A cloud of noxious gases, glass particles and a lava haze known as "laze" is affecting Hawaii after lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano flowed into the Pacific Ocean
A history buff who wanted to join the Army leaned against a closet door to keep the gunman from entering and an artistic student who liked red hair dye were among the 10 people killed at a Texas high school
Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.
A pastor in North Carolina says mental illness is what drove a "pillar of the community" to ram his sport utility vehicle into his family as they shared a meal at a restaurant.
A growing roster of nations are decrying Venezuela's presidential election as a farce, with the U.S. leading the charge in announcing new financial restrictions aimed at further isolating President Nicolas Maduro's embattled government