House Democrats are calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan to disband a congressional panel investigating Planned Parenthood, saying heated rhetoric by lawmakers contributed to the deadly shootings at a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado.
A white Cleveland patrolman who shot a 12-year-old black boy carrying a pellet gun told investigators that he and his partner continuously yelled "show me your hands" before he fired the fatal shots, according to the officer's statement released by prosecutors Tuesday.
Donald Trump got personal with New Hampshire voters Tuesday night, telling them of the guilt he sometimes feels for not serving in the Vietnam War and advising young people to stay away from drugs and alcohol.
A Western Washington University student posted $10,000 bail Tuesday evening after he was arrested on campus Monday and accused of making racial threats against black students and others on social media.
The Islamic State group has between 2,000 and 3,000 fighters in Libya and has demonstrated its intention to control more territory in the strategically located North African country — but it is only one player among multiple warring factions, United Nations experts said in a report Tuesday.
Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley has been on leave and has faced calls for his resignation since the government charged him with keeping millions of dollars that should have been refunded to customers of his old real-estate services business.
Russia hopes to circulate a draft resolution to the Security Council very soon that will tighten the U.N. crackdown on the financing of extremist groups including the Islamic State group, the country's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday.
Counting the decade before he became commissioner, Roger Goodell has been working to put an NFL franchise back in Los Angeles and inside a new stadium for as long as it took 100,000 slave laborers to build the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal (moo-MEE'-ah AH'-boo jah-MAHL') has been granted a federal court hearing in Pennsylvania over the medical care he's received for hepatitis C and other health problems.
An American Airlines flight attendant accused of attacking fellow crew members and two U.S. air marshals during a trans-Atlantic flight made her first court appearance Tuesday, where attorneys argued over whether she should be held in custody or released to her family.
A chickenpox outbreak has prompted a Delaware judge to cancel a detention hearing for a Secret Service officer charged with trying to solicit sex from an undercover agent he thought was a 14-year-old girl.
Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders held a rare sit-down meeting Tuesday on the elusive Illinois budget, a summit where perhaps the biggest breakthrough was an agreement to talk again — even as soon as next week.
Don Newcombe, baseball's first player to win rookie of the year, MVP and the Cy Young Award, was resting comfortably at home Tuesday after fainting at Dodger Stadium after welcoming Dave Roberts as the club's first minority manager.