Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz has become the latest mass killer who was able to carry out his sick slaughter due in part to law enforcement's failure to heed warnings of disturbing behavior and because of lapses in the background check process.
A football coach using his body as a shield, a teacher stuffing 19 students into a closet and a janitor's directions may have saved countless lives during a deadly school shooting in Florida last week.
A wind-driven wildfire in rural central California forced mandatory evacuations and threatened hundreds of buildings Monday, including a historic railroad station, after it tripled in size overnight, officials said.
The Latest on a wildfire burning in central California (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Officials say they've made some gains against a wind-driven wildfire in rural central California that's threatening hundreds of buildings.
Police officers from across the U.S. have had different responses to last week's deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida. But one sheriff, in particular, has captured the country's attention with his unique offer: free conceal and carry classes.
Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage that the state alleges was caused by pollutants the company dumped for decades.