Two runaway barges were loose Wednesday night on the swift, flooded Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma, spreading alarm downstream as they threatened a dam
New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau show the largest cities in the U.S. last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier in the decade.
The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital following a spasm of apparently orchestrated violence
A Southern California synagogue where a gunman killed a woman and wounded three other people has dedicated a new Torah scroll _ the holiest object in Judaism _ to the slain woman
Democrats running for the White House rail against the flood of campaign cash that courses through the political system, but it's becoming clear that those pledges often come with asterisks
Police defended their use of a clear mesh "spit mask" on a combative 12-year-old boy as irate bystanders videotaped the tense encounter in Sacramento while objecting that the boy was being detained
Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses