Federal prosecutors say a sporting goods retailer violated the law by selling an AR-15-style rifle and large capacity magazine to a man who used them to kill more than two dozen worshippers at a Texas church
He stood up for the poor and the disadvantaged throughout urban America - but Elijah Cummings mainly provided a strong voice and calm presence for his hometown of Baltimore, where he was revered as an advocate and champion
The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians
The vast catalog of storied Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli, including 'Spirited Away' and 'Princess Mononoke,' is heading to the new HBO Max streaming service
Johnson & Johnson agrees to $117M multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging pelvic organs, by not fully disclosing their risks.
Human Rights Watch is calling Venezuela's "undeserved and narrow election" to the U.N. Human Rights Council "a slap in the face to the country's countless victims who've been tortured and murdered by government forces."
A US Coast Guard plane and a Mexican Navy vessel are searching the Gulf of Mexico for a small plane after its pilot flew hundreds of miles beyond his destination in Louisiana
A Native American tribe is planning a $100 million expansion of its western Michigan casino that will include adding new dining, entertainment and gaming space
Kim Kardashian West has joined a chorus of voices calling for clemency for a black man on Oklahoma's death row who says a racist juror tainted the outcome of his trial
A jury says a Philadelphia bicycle deliveryman acted in self-defense when he fatally stabbed a real estate developer in a case that carried racial implications