Triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds thrust Northern California into full-fledged wildfire season with several new blazes flaring up, forcing hundreds of people from their homes.
An archaeological project has returned to an artifact-rich state park in the southern Adirondacks on what was once the focal point of the warring British and French empires more than 250 years ago.
Authorities were searching late Thursday for two men caught on surveillance video placing Confederate battle flags around the Atlanta church where Martin Luther King Jr. once preached.
After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago, American intelligence agencies have concluded.
Surveillance cameras caught images of two white males laying Confederate battle flags on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church, but it wasn't clear whether they had committed a crime.
The suspect in the deadly South Carolina church shooting is expected in federal court to face dozens of federal charges, including hate crimes and obstructing the practice of religion.
Pennsylvania police are searching for an escaped prison inmate suspected of killing a woman after walking away from a work-release program.
Facebook, Snapchat and Vessel seemed to be the three names on everyone's lips.