Delaware transportation officials are partially reopening a bridge on a key East Coast interstate that was closed in early June because several supporting columns were tilting.
Alpha Natural Resources said Thursday it expects to lay off 1,100 workers at 11 southern West Virginia surface coal mines by mid-October, citing dismal markets and federal regulation.
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A former New York Yankees outfielder has been convicted of sexually abusing a young girl.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced more questions about his handling of a special anti-corruption commission Thursday after Manhattan's federal prosecutor threatened to investigate his office for possible witness tampering and obstruction for allegedly encouraging members of the panel to speak out on Cuomo's behalf.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it is preparing a site near Reno, Nevada, as a possible location for its new battery factory, but is still evaluating other locations.
An Alaska Native regional corporation and six Native Village corporations have signed an agreement with a Shell Oil subsidiary that aims to share the profits from offshore drilling off Alaska's northern coast.
Thousands of immigrants have signed up to take advantage of a Colorado law that allows them to get drivers' licenses and identification cards beginning Friday, a heavy demand causing frustration for those who must wait.
A man accused of killing two girls along a rural Oklahoma road in 2008, but who wasn't arrested until after being questioned in his fiancée's death three years later, pleaded guilty in both cases Thursday.
The cases are separated by two decades, but they share macabre similarities.
A California state senator previously charged with bribery pleaded not guilty Thursday to a new charge of racketeering and to previously filed counts of accepting and soliciting bribes in exchange for exerting his influence in Sacramento.
A 5-year-old girl is dead after police say another 5-year-old accidentally shot her at an eastern Idaho home.
An Oregon Medicaid committee is expected Thursday to significantly scale back access to an effective — but expensive — new drug used to treat hepatitis C.
For the second time in nine months, a federal judge in New Jersey has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on gay conversion therapy.
A World War I gas mask stolen from the Wyoming Capitol and missing for almost a century is on display in Cheyenne again after a South Dakota pawn shop donated it back to the state.
After three days of jury selection, a panel with plenty of extra members was seated Thursday to hear the case of three people charged in connection with a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago.
In 1968, Dionne Warwick had never been to San Jose and didn't think much of the song.
Five people sued the federal government Thursday alleging that an expanded national security screen targeting Muslims has led to lengthy delays and denials in their citizenship and green card applications.
State police are investigating a woman's report that a lion bit off part of her finger at a small private zoo in northern Michigan.
A former mayor of the scandal-ridden city of Bell who could not read or write English was sentenced to serve a year in Los Angeles County jail and five years of probation.