Wildfires prompt Brown to declare state of emergency in Calif.

Gov. Jerry Brown declares state of emergency for California in wake of wildfires.

Legionnaires' death toll climbs with 4 dead in NYC

Four people have now died from the disease and 65 people have contracted it.

Man dies after scuffle with deputies in Dallas jail lobby

Officials say the man ran into the jail lobby screamingthat his wife was out to kill him.

How a small Ind. town became a gay rights battleground

Debate over Goshen’s nondiscrimination ordinance has attracted statewide attention.

Biden 2016 buzz ramps up amid new reports

Speculation about Biden's political future revved up Saturday amid a report that the vice president is taking a "second look" at a 2016 pres...

Status of Jericho the lion disputed

Jericho, an ally of Cecil the lion, may be dead.

Obama to reveal plan for cutting greenhouse-gas pollution

The Obama administration will unveil the finalized version of its unprecedented regulations clamping down on carbon dioxide emissions on Mon...

Texas attorney general indicted on felony charges, sources say

The charges will be unsealed in McKinney, Texas, on Monday.

Bag tested positive for explosives at Minnesota Airport

A bag tested positive for explosives Saturday afternoon at a Minnesota airport. 

Walker: Biden, Clinton 'names from the past'

Walker speaks at Koch summit where candidates and senators mingle with wealthy donors.

Army claims progress in recruiting

The Army narrowed its recruiting gap to 92% of its goal at the end of July.

Study: Popular in your 20s, better off at midlife

Researchers say social life at 20 and 30 predicts well-being later in life.

High-speed police chases have killed thousands

Innocent victims include small children, teenage drivers and the elderly

Tennessee’s bravest man refused to surrender in WWII

Charles Coolidge left Chattanooga a bookbinder and returned a hero.

Sailor faces charges for submarine photos on cellphone

The pictures showed classified engineering spaces on the attack submarine USS Alexandria.