The first female pilot to fly solo around the world has died. Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock was 88.
A teacher at an elite New York City high school already accused of sending an indecent photo to a student is now facing an additional 36-count indictment alleging he victimized six others.
A Vermont man accused of crushing seven sheriffs' vehicles with a tractor two years ago won't be prosecuted.
The family of a 6-day-old Pennsylvania boy who was wounded by a hunter's stray bullet says the infant is expected to survive, but will be blind.
In this photo by A.M. Ahad, a devotee plays the flute near the idol of Hindu goddess Durga during the first day of Durga Puja celebrations in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The festival celebrates the triumph of good over evil, and Hindus celebrate by singing and dancing and visiting temples. They also may eat special foods or fast during the festival. Nearly 10 percent of Bangladesh's population is Hindu, which is the world's third-largest religion.
The wife of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has fought for the return of a personal computer purchased at auction.
A federal judge could rule Wednesday on a bankruptcy exit plan for Stockton, the largest city in California to file for Chapter 9 protection.
Police boarded a school bus in northeast Ohio and seized two toy cap guns from a 6-year-old boy they say was pointing them at other children.
A Florida police officer has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal affairs investigation after he fired a stun gun into a 62-year-old woman's back during an arrest in a Tallahassee neighborhood.
A wind-blown multi-alarm fire has damaged several buildings in Atlantic City just steps from the resort's boardwalk, and officials say two buildings have partially collapsed, but no injuries have been reported.
Shipments of plutonium-contaminated waste to the federal government's troubled nuclear dump site in southeastern New Mexico may resume as early as 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy said in announcing that the agency is committed to cleaning up the facility after a shutdown in February.