Philadelphia lawyer Thomas R. Kline has amassed a fortune during a long career representing people harmed in unusual, and unusually tragic, ways.

Lincoln Logs, the popular toy created nearly a century ago by a son of Frank Lloyd Wright, is coming home to the U.S.A.

A SUV full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after one of the passengers lit the driver's armpit hair on fire with a lighter, authorities said Wednesday.

A Kansas City man was charged Wednesday with throwing two Molotov cocktails at U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver's office on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Adrian Peterson's mother is defending the Minnesota Vikings running back in the wake of child abuse allegations against him, saying that he is "trying hard to be a good parent."

Amid uproar in conservative circles about perceived anti-American bias in the new Advanced Placement U.S. History course and exam, Texas on Wednesday moved to require its high school students to learn only state-mandated curriculum — not be taught to the national test.

Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles.

A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away.

A former civilian defense contractor working at the U.S. military's Pacific headquarters was sentenced to seven years and three months in prison on Wednesday for divulging military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend and keeping classified documents at his Honolulu home.

Police in Philadelphia say a man used a banana he swiped from a convenience store counter to simulate a gun while he robbed the place.

The value of Argentina's peso has hit its lowest level ever on the black market.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a last-day appeal from a Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago, clearing the way for her execution.

Law enforcement officials say they are getting close to finding out who is responsible for the disappearance of two young sisters from Maryland nearly 40 years ago.

In stories before and on Aug. 25 about the shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson, The Associated Press, relying on information from authorities, erroneously reported that Wilson had served two years as an officer in Jennings, Missouri, before serving for four years in Ferguson. Records show Wilson served almost two years in Jennings and just less than three years in Ferguson before the shooting.

West Virginia University cornerback Daryl Worley has been arrested and accused of grabbing a woman around the neck and shoving her to the ground at a nightclub.

Top prosecutors in the nation's two largest cities are rallying their colleagues across the country in a unique coalition to curb gun violence.

The 273-156 roll call Wednesday by which the House agreed to give the U.S. military authority to train and arm Syrian rebels.

Independent candidate Greg Orman's business dealings faced new scrutiny Wednesday in in Kansas' unexpectedly competitive U.S. Senate race, as he acknowledged his friendship with a former Goldman Sachs board member sentenced to federal prison for insider trading.

A bug in Apple's new iOS 8 software for mobile devices is prompting the company to withhold apps that use a highly touted feature for keeping track of fitness and health data.

A South Carolina father who authorities said killed his five children believed the kids "were going to kill him, chop him up and feed him to the dogs," according to an unredacted arrest warrant released Wednesday.

Airmen taking their enlistment or officer appointment oaths can omit the words "so help me God" if they choose, Air Force officials announced Wednesday.

A skit at a Wyoming high school in which new staff members were hazed with sexually suggestive words and actions has resulted in disciplinary action against some employees and the resignation of the principal.

On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve signaled that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.

Police say a television show that featured the nearly two-decade-old killing of an Arizona teenager and her unborn baby helped lead to an arrest.

A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who pleaded guilty to trying to help the Islamic State militant group will remain in jail before her sentencing.

The White House and the Pentagon are grappling with how to explain what American military forces are doing and could do in Iraq as they battle the Islamic State militants.

A Mexican man accused of sexually attacking a 14-year-old girl as he smuggled a group of people into the U.S. has pleaded guilty to having sexual contact with a minor.

A suburban Kansas City teenager is no longer in a medically induced coma and is speaking with family members after a police officer critically injured him with a stun gun.

Members of a Vermont family have been indicted on charges they assaulted police at a New Hampshire amusement park when they were told to leave their knives in the car.

An American aid worker infected with Ebola who's being treated in Nebraska is now expected to make a full recovery, his doctors said Wednesday.

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