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An esteemed Native American leader who was the first woman to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs has died. Ada Deer died Tuesday evening of natural causes at age 88. Her godson, who is also the chair … more
Officials say Illinois will provide funeral and burial services for the migrant toddler who died last week on a bus headed to Chicago from Texas. Jismary Alejandra Barboza González would have turned … more
A new study finds that hurricanes the last few decades killed thousands more people than meteorologists calculate and a disproportionate number were poor, vulnerable and minorities. A team of public … more
Soprano Renata Scott has died at age 89, Scotto’s New York-based manager, Robert Lombardo, said she died Wednesday in her hometown of Savona, Italy. Scotto was a singer of uncommon intensity who … more
New York surgeons transplanted a pig's kidney into a brain-dead man and for over a month it's worked normally. The experiment at NYU Langone Health marks the longest a pig kidney has functioned in a … more
New research takes another look at the DNA of the famous glacier mummy to paint a better picture of the ancient hunter. Oetzi the Iceman died more than 5,000 years ago in the Italian Alps. His body … more
A small Minnesota town will soon be without a police department. The exodus was spurred by low pay for the chief and his officers. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the Goodhue police chief … more
A former high-ranking FBI counterintelligence official has pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge in a New York. He admited that he helped a Russian oligarch seek dirt on a wealthy rival, in … more
Transgender rights are taking center stage in North Carolina as the GOP-controlled General Assembly plans votes Wednesday seeking to override the governor’s veto of legislation banning … more
Police who were examining a stolen car for evidence made a surprising find: a kitten. Now they are looking for his owner. The Meriden Police Department said on its Facebook page Monday that the … more
The police chief in Maui has been pleading for patience while bodies of victims of Hawaii’s deadly wildfires are found and identified. He has also recalled the excruciating experience of notifying … more
A man who set a fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Illinois has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. A judge went slightly above the sentencing guidelines but below the possible maximum … more
HP Inc. has failed to shunt aside claims in a lawsuit that it disables scanners and other functions on its multifunction printers whenever the ink runs low. The suit claims that HP's so-called … more
The Russian ruble has fallen a long way in recent months, and the country's central bank is stepping in to halt the slide. It also wants to stop the inflation that a weaker currency can cause. … more
Americans increased their spending last month as inflation continued to ease on eggs, electronics, used cars and other items, and the job market remains healthy. Retail sales rose 0.7% in July from … more
The wildfire that swept across Maui nearly a week ago turned one of the nation’s most celebrated island vistas into an ashen moonscape and killed at least 99 people, a number that officials warn … more
A federal judge has sentenced a Texas woman to 30 years in prison for helping to dispose of the body of a U.S. soldier. The 2020 killing led to changes in how women in the military can report sexual … more
A drenching storm has dropped several inches of rain in a short time in an area of southeastern Missouri, shutting down roads and prompting several water rescues. Unconfirmed reports of up to 8 … more
UBS will pay U.S. authorities $1.44 billion to settle the last lingering legal case over Wall Street’s role in the housing bubble of the early 2000s, which ultimately led to the 2008 financial … more
A pilot and a crew member are recovering from the crash of a Soviet Cold War-era fighter plane at an air show in Michigan. The National Transportation Safety Board says the pilot noticed a loss of … more
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