SAN JOSE, Calif. -- California reported 3,974 new coronavirus cases and 51 deaths on Friday, a decline from previous days tempered by the fact that several counties did not report new data, most notably Los Angeles County....Read more
DETROIT -- Thousands of University of Michigan students got a scare Friday night: warnings circulating on social media about an apparent data breach leaking their U-M email addresses and passwords.
On Saturday, the ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Joey Chestnut didn't need a crowd or his closest competitor.
Instead, in one of the most unusual editions of one of the most distinctly American traditions, the San Jose native downed his 1,000th ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- Federal authorities intercepted 21 Mexican nationals trying to enter the U.S. illegally in a pair of panga boats off the San Diego coast early Friday, officials said.
The boats were spotted by a U.S. Customs ...Read more
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Someone smashed the head off of the Christopher Columbus statue that has stood in front of Waterbury's city hall for many years.
The decapitated statue was discovered Saturday morning and police are ...Read more
North Korea is ruling out more talks with the U.S., saying the American authorities are using the idea as a mere political tool.
"We do not feel any need to sit face-to-face with the U.S.," North Korea Vice Foreign ...Read more
CHICAGO -- A 34-year-old woman was shot and killed and two others were injured Saturday morning on the 31st Street bridge over Lake Shore Drive, according to Chicago police.
The killing was the second to occur on July 4, ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- As protests over the police killing of George Floyd raged across the nation, the University of Southern California removed the name of one of its most influential leaders from a landmark building on campus. ...Read more
U.S. racial and ethnic minorities accounted for all of the nation's population growth during the last decade, according to new Census Bureau estimates.
The data underscore the nation's growing diversity and suggest that ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Two of California death row's most notorious inmates apparently died from COVID-19, bringing the number of inmates across the state to die after contracting the coronavirus to at least 24.
The men, ...Read more
MIAMI -- Saturday's update on new confirmed COVID-19 cases from the Florida Department of Health reflected the state recorded a new single-day high, rocketing past previous peaks.
Florida added 11,458 cases, beating ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump used an elaborate fireworks display and Air Force One flyover at Mount Rushmore on Friday night to rally his base, ushering in Fourth of July celebrations a day early with accusations ...Read more
DALLAS -- Two bailiffs stood before a massive Texas flag, clutching their duty belts, as the judge glimpsed over at the cop charged with killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, a Black high school student. The courtroom went ...Read more
In appointing a relatively unknown figure to be his new head of government, Emmanuel Macron is sending out a clear message: His solution to turning around the flagging presidency is more Macron.
The mayor of a small ...Read more
MIAMI -- Miami Dade College plans to bring back as many students, faculty and staff as possible to its campuses this fall with a strict measure that other large universities in South Florida won't implement: temperature ...Read more
MELBOURNE, Australia -- The U.S. is sending the USS Ronald Reagan and USS Nimitz aircraft carriers to the South China Sea for military exercises as China ramps up its own drills in the area, drawing protests from ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- An 8-year-old boy was killed and three others injured in a shooting at a shopping mall in the U.S. state of Alabama on Friday, local police said.
Several shots were reported near the food hall at the ...Read more
LONDON -- Britain will exempt travelers from Germany, France, Spain and Italy from its coronavirus quarantine rule for international arrivals, the government said on Friday.
They are among 59 countries and territories ...Read more
GALVESTON, Texas -- As COVID-19 infections spiked in South Texas, officials closed beaches and the governor ordered the wearing of masks, but crowds still descended on Galveston's restaurants and Pleasure Pier amusement ...Read more
DETROIT -- A Clarkston couple were charged Thursday with felonious assault, a day after two racially charged videos of the same incident clearly show a white woman pointing a gun at a Black mother and her two daughters ...Read more
- At Mount Rushmore, Trump uses Fourth of July celebration to stoke a culture war
- Couple face felony assault charges in Michigan dispute involving guns in parking lot
- Eight-year-old killed, three injured in Alabama mall shooting
- Texas waited to require masks, close beaches ahead of Fourth of July as coronavirus spiked
- Will Austin bat-watching crowds stay? Only by keeping distance, city says