Authorities investigating the Feb.
Raised by firefighters from the smoking wreckage of the World Trade Center, a flag telegraphed both anguish and resolve.
Around the globe, flags — some of nations, others of affiliation — have wrapped spectators at soccer matches and participants in protest marches, flown over revolutions and holy wars, adorned advertisements and marked lunar landings.
A federal official says Navy security has seen surveillance video of two people jumping the fence in the vicinity of a building where gunfire was reported on the Washington Navy Yard campus.
Navy spokesman Petty Officer 1st Class Pedro Rodriguez says a lockdown is underway.
A heavy police and fire department presence begins blocks away from the Navy Yard, with roads blocked off and a helicopter hovering overhead.
An area high school has been set up as a shelter for residents who've had to evacuate after a train carrying a flammable gas derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Five retired military dogs that spent years working in war zones are putting their noses to new uses by helping police in the U.S. combat methamphetamine and other drugs.
Hours earlier, sheriff's officials served a search warrant at a home blocks from the Maricopa residence of the missing couple and deputies were seen digging on the property.
Investigators said there has been no activity associated with the couple's phones, bank accounts, credit cards or social media accounts since they went missing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is embarking on a repair mission after his push for business-backed trade legislation ruptured relations between the White House and organized labor.
Within hours of signing the polarizing trade bill, Obama announced a proposed Labor Department rule that would make more workers eligible for overtime.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Macy's department store chain joined an ongoing exodus from association with Donald Trump and New Mexico's governor and New York City's mayor slammed him over his comments on Mexican immigrants.
(AP) — A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S.
Jennifer Timian, acting director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's defect investigation office, made the remarks Thursday to start a public hearing on the company's recall performance.
More than 26 million Facebook profile photos have taken on a rainbow hue in the days since the U.S.
The settlement money will be used to resolve the Clean Water Act penalties; resolve natural resources damage claims; settle economic claims; and resolve economic damage claims of local governments, according to an outline filed in federal court Thursday morning.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.
(AP) — The weeds and wild grass rose well above Reggie McKenzie's knees as the former NFL star walked the field bearing his name in the small Detroit enclave of Highland Park.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S.
The company, business leaders and Republican members of Congress believe they have addressed environmental and tribal concerns while protecting the environment and holy Native American locations.
[...] mining that mineral wealth creates the risk of pollution and a vicious boom-and-bust cycle that the Sierra Club says has resulted in more than 100,000 abandoned mine shafts around the state.
(AP) — Two witnesses said an unarmed Mexican immigrant fatally shot by police in Washington state fought with an officer, threw rocks and told officers to shoot him before they opened fire, documents released Wednesday show.
GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Rev.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The last of the victims of the Charleston church shooting to be eulogized was remembered Thursday as a man who lived his life with a "driving force" to serve his fellow men and his God.
Reports two years ago that the chancellor's cellphone was monitored by the NSA caused diplomatic friction between Berlin and Washington, prompting President Barack Obama to pledge he wouldn't allow America's massive communications surveillance capability to damage relations with close allies.
Boy get stitches after being bitten by shark on SC coast
Seven people have been attacked by sharks along the North Carolina coast in the past three weeks.
Federal authorities say the U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot Richard Matt opened fire on the escaped murderer after he aimed a 20-gauge shotgun at the officer.
A Border Patrol tactical team flew to the scene and began searching a wooded area around 3:45 p.m.
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say at least one train car carrying a flammable and toxic gas has derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting an evacuation within a 1-mile radius.
(AP) — Water use in drought-stricken California plunged by record levels in May, and Gov.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After decades of debate and conflict, the Episcopal Church has completed its embrace of gay rights, changing church law to allow same-sex religious marriages throughout the denomination, just days after the U.S.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new superintendent has been named at the maximum-security prison where two inmates escaped last month, and new security measures have been put in place.
The department says new security measures include stepped-up searches of inmates' cells, staffing changes to ensure bed checks are more effective and installation of security gates in the facility's tunnels.
(AP) — California's drought-stricken cities set a record for water conservation, reducing usage 29 percent in May, according to data released by a state agency Wednesday.
Felicia Marcus, chairwoman of the State Water Resources Control Board enforcing Brown's order, said the results show it's possible to meet steep conservation targets.