At least 19 people were injured, four of them critically, when an explosion and fire destroyed an apartment building and burned three other structures in New York City's East Village Thursday.
U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach.
A Michigan man completed a 16-day journey Thursday that aimed to retrace the trail carved through Appalachia by famed frontiersman Daniel Boone.
A tractor-trailer slammed into construction beams along a major interstate in Central Texas on Thursday, killing one person and halting traffic in both directions for several hours, authorities said.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence vigorously defended the state religious objections bill that he signed into law Thursday as businesses and organizations including the NCAA pressed concerns that it could open the door to legalizing discrimination against gay people.
A woman who police say is at the center of a scheme to kidnap babies to claim as her own calls herself a mogul, a motivational speaker, a poet, a songwriter and one of the "kindest women you will ever meet," on her many websites.
Declaring a reported kidnapping wasn't a hoax, the attorney for California woman who went missing for two days says she has met with police and is cooperating with their investigation.
Prosecutors in the case of a young girl who was run to death are turning their attention to the child's stepmom now that the grandmother is headed to prison for life.