A Florida man charged with killing his 5-year-old daughter by throwing her off a bridge last month is not mentally competent to stand trial, a judge ruled Thursday.
An arrest warrant reportedly has been issued against former Louisville guard Chris Jones, who faces charges of sexual assault against two women.
As all his teammates assembled for the first time this season, in a clubhouse in Arizona on Wednesday, Josh Hamilton sat in a meeting room in New York, in street clothes, his baseball future on the line.
Two spectators were killed and a third seriously injured in Chatsworth early Thursday when a Ford Mustang racing another vehicle lost control and plowed into the crowd, Los Angeles police said.
After his players justified his faith in them by launching an eight-game winning streak that turned their season around, Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi felt compelled to reward their efforts.
CIT Group's $3.4-billion takeover of Pasadena's OneWest Bank will come under scrutiny today at a public-benefit hearing called by U.S. bank regulators.
Cheer up, secular parents: Despite the benefits often associated with being religious -- comfort in knowing there's an afterlife, easily accessible communities that can quickly come to our aid and more -- you can (and many of you do) raise smart, well-adjusted, moral children who contribute...
Guests at six condo resorts in the upscale community of Wailea in south Maui could save as much as 30% on their accommodations in spring and early summer.
As the two political parties begin to gear up for next year’s presidential election, the public has a more positive general image of the Democrats but trust Republicans more on specifics, a newly released survey shows.
Clostridium difficile, a bacterium that causes swelling of the colon and potentially deadly bouts of diarrhea, infects almost half a million people each year and contributes to the deaths of 29,000, according to new research.
The death toll from avalanches in northeastern Afghanistan rose to more than 160, officials said Thursday, as rescue helicopters and trucks loaded with relief supplies struggled to reach victims in snow-logged mountain terrain.
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CheapAir plans to be the first online travel website to start selling airfares to Cuba directly to U.S. fliers in a single transaction.
A reader frets that taking long baths may be bad for the planet. Umbra says she's in hot water.
Harriet Tregoning, a rock star in the world of smart growth and urban planning, is now the head of HUD’s Office of Economic Resilience.
The Islamic State militant nicknamed "Jihadi John" who beheaded several hostages including journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff has been identified in media reports.
You might call Andrew Jarecki an expert in family dysfunction. His directorial debut, the Oscar-nominated documentary "Capturing the Friedmans," was a gripping portrait of a father and son accused of child molestation. The subject of his latest project, the six-part HBO series "The Jinx: The...
West Virginia's state Senate has approved an abortion ban at 20 weeks' pregnancy, as the state House of Delegates did earlier, and by hefty margins likely to withstand a possible veto.
The president of Mongolia on Thursday pardoned an American and two Filipinos who had been sentenced to five years in prison on tax evasion charges involving their former employer, the mining company SouthGobi Resources.
Between Monday's showdown with the Detroit Red Wings and Friday's rematch with the Kings, the Ducks on Wednesday took a night off.