A fast-moving fire claimed four lives on Thursday in New Jersey's second-largest city, where the mayor said a mix-up over the street name delayed the emergency response.
A Mississippi man convicted in the death of a Dutch cyclist has died in a federal prison hospital in North Carolina.
One by one, President Barack Obama's warnings to Russia are being brushed aside by President Vladimir Putin, who appears to only be speeding up efforts to formally stake his claim to Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
Bowing to the Pentagon, the Senate agreed after impassioned debate Thursday to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders in a struggle that highlighted the growing role of women in Congress.
Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto said Thursday that he is not the creator of bitcoin, adding further mystery to the story of how the world's most popular digital currency came to be.
Want to wake up to the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove with its aroma drawing you out of bed?
North Korean voters will make a choice Sunday when they elect a new national legislature, but not for a candidate. The ruling elite have already done that for them, and there's only one per district.
Two questions. One: Could the Golden Triangle soon lose its RadioShacks? Two: Could Columbus be home to a new burger joint?
A 30-year-old who has been arrested 12 times since he turned 18 is behind bars after being captured Tuesday by U.S. Marshals.
Mississippi lawmakers are moving ahead with a package of bills to restrict some labor union organizing and picketing practices.
A teenager has been arrested and charged with armed robbery. Brian Devonshay Hill, 19, of 319 Ponderosa Dr., was arrested Wednesday morning for his alleged role in a February robbery.
A Columbus man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault for an incident that occurred last month at a local gas station.
For the second time in less than six months, the city of Columbus is not eligible for a state grant because of errors on its part. The city has three low income residents who could have received state funding to rehabilitate or rebuild their homes. They won't, though, because city officials failed to follow a publication guideline that disqualified its application for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program grant.
On Saturday, March 8, the Back Street Opry in the historic Lamar Theatre in Vernon, Ala., will celebrate its 25th anniversery with a free Grand Ole Opry-style stage show.
A gay-rights group is asking Mississippi legislators to specify that a religious-practices bill won't open the way for discrimination if it becomes law.
Former Democratic Mississippi congressman Gene Taylor will stay on the Republican primary ballot opposing incumbent U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo.
A U.S. Army general accused of sexually assaulting a junior officer will admit guilt on three lesser charges but maintains his innocence on allegations that he forced her to perform oral sex, his lawyer said Wednesday night.
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