A federal grand jury in Maryland has indicted a man accused of trying to arrange two killings as revenge for the death of a cousin.
The wreck of a 253-foot British-built steamship that sank off Lake Ontario's western New York shore after colliding with another vessel nearly 90 years ago has been found, a team of underwater explorers said Tuesday.
A judge is hearing arguments on a bid by lawyers for ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez to have additional evidence in a murder case against him thrown out.
A lawyer who represented Anita Baker against allegations that she failed to pay for work done on her Detroit-area home is suing the singer, saying she owes him money.
A student was shot by a fellow student outside a North Carolina High School on Tuesday morning just minutes before classes began, authorities said.
A descendant of a Confederate soldier who died in a Civil War prison camp in New York says the wrong name is on his gravestone, and the Department of Veterans Affairs won't fix it.
A defense lawyer says the Boston Marathon bombing suspects' sister denies making phone threats, allegations that have resulted in a harassment charge.
A Pittsburgh-area psychiatric hospital has refused to treat a 16-year-old boy awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school in April.
A prosecutor in the former Soviet republic of Georgia has ordered the body of the late prime minister Zurab Zhvania to be exhumed, nearly a decade after his death in murky circumstances.
Police say a student was shot after an argument at a central North Carolina high school just before school began.
In this photo by Kin Cheung, Chinese divers Chen Ruolin, left, and Liu Huixia compete in the women's synchronized 10-meter platform diving final at the Asian Games. They won gold, adding to China's lead in the medal tally at the continental games. With 322 of 439 gold medals decided, China stood atop the tally with 125, followed by host South Korea with 54, and Japan with 37. China's dominance was expected, largely because it brought the most athletes - nearly 900. The Asian Games end Sunday after bringing together athletes from 45 countries and regions to compete in 42 sports.
U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors set aside worries about the protests in Hong Kong.
Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland's state pension of nearly $53,000 a year will not be affected by his second felony conviction.
A man who shot and killed a 17-year-old teenager after an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store said Tuesday that he feared for his life when he opened fire.
A convicted Texas felon who faked being an Army Ranger to get close to acclaimed retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell faces up to 10 years in prison for having guns.
News Corp. will pay about $950 million to buy the online real estate business Move Inc. in a deal that aims to speed up the media company's digital expansion.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Rachel is barely a tropical storm and is forecast to keep weakening over the Pacific off Mexico's coast.