A judge will decide whether a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo receives leniency or a long prison sentence for his conviction on federal bribery and fraud charges
A woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart and stood by as the Utah girl was sexually assaulted was released from prison amid concerns that she remains a threat 15 years after the chilling crime
Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic rain and floods
A judge has ruled that U.S. officials cannot deny a passport application from an intersex Colorado resident based solely on a refusal to select male or female for gender
Ohio's major-party governor candidates kick off their first debate with pointed attacks involving the state's opioid crisis.
Sixty-five women came to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's defense in matter of hours in a letter-writing campaign, and more than a dozen signers who've since spoken to The Associated Press or other media outlets are standing by their declaration.
Elizabeth Smart says she's moving forward with her life and trying not to live in fear now that one of her kidnappers has been released from prison
Prosecutors say they have identified three more possible victims of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and raping two intoxicated women
A Pennsylvania police officer fired multiple shots killing a gunman who had injured four people when he opened fire in the lobby of a municipal building
Federal agency can't account for 1,488 migrant children placed in homes around the country