An extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. made the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult Wednesday, including one that has destroyed at least four homes in an Arizona town known for its wineries, authorities said.
NEW YORK — The family of an unarmed New York City man killed by a police chokehold said they were frustrated that federal authorities still haven't decided whether to prosecute any of the officers involved in the death.
HELENA, Mont. — A conservative group wants to let Montana voters decide whether transgender people must use public restrooms and locker rooms designated for their gender at birth — a move that could thrust the state into the national debate over transgender rights.
MINNEAPOLIS — In the moments after a Minnesota police officer fatally shot Philando Castile, his handcuffed girlfriend began screaming in the back of a patrol car as her 4-year-old daughter begged her to stop.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump travelled to the Midwest on Wednesday for a raucous rally with his loyal supporters — the kind of event he relished before winning the White House.
San Francisco city supervisors unanimously approved a measure that bans the sale of flavoured nicotine-laced liquid used in electronic cigarettes and flavoured tobacco products, saying nicotine masked in cotton cand
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska wildlife officials say a black bear believed to have mauled a 16-year-old to death during a weekend mountain race has been shot and killed along with three other black bears.