INDIANAPOLIS | Michael Sam says he wants to be known as just a football player, hopeful his sexuality soon won't be a story.
NEW ORLEANS | Louisiana state police say an investigation involving local authorities and the FBI resulted in 30 arrests on charges related to sex-trafficking during the NBA All-Star weekend in New Orleans.
WASHINGTON | When it comes to deciding whether airline passengers can use their cellphones in flight, federal agencies are sending different signals to consumers.
CLEARWATER, Fla. | The candidates are Alex Sink, Democrat, and David Jolly, Republican, but Obamacare is on the ballot in a big way in a competitive House race in Florida that offers a preview of the nationwide campaign for Congress this fall.
WASHINGTON | Cuts are on the table next year for Medicare Advantage plans, the Obama administration says. The politically dicey move affecting a private insurance alternative highly popular with seniors immediately touched off an election-year fight.
WASHINGTON | The United States is condemning a deadly Taliban attack in Afghanistan, saying there is "no possible justification" for killing people who worked to help Afghans achieve a brighter future.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii | About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the U.S. into World War II.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. | A late fall cold snap that has gripped much of the country is being blamed for a handful of deaths and has forced people to deal with frigid temperatures, power outages by the thousands and treacherous roads.
The stepmother of a 14-year-old accused of bullying a Florida girl prior to her suicide was arrested and charged with child abuse after a video depicting the woman beating a boy was posted on Facebook, a sheriff said Friday.
DECATUR, Ga. | A teen was in custody Tuesday, accused of firing shots from an assault rifle at an Atlanta-area elementary school where dramatic television footage showed young students racing out of the building, being escorted by teachers and police to safety. No one was injured.
BOSTON | The Republican National Committee, responding to plans by two television networks for programs about Hillary Rodham Clinton, approved a resolution Friday to block CNN and NBC from hosting GOP presidential primary debates.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Low-income stroke patients on Medicaid in Illinois are offered just four sessions with a rehabilitation specialist, far too little therapy to allow them to make a strong recovery, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said in calling for a better standard of care.
BOISE, Idaho | A wind-driven wildfire burned its way through sage and pine trees near the Idaho mountain resort community of Sun Valley as sheriff's deputies expanded evacuation orders to 1,600 homes
JOHANNESBURG | President Barack Obama met privately Saturday with the family of Nelson Mandela.
SAN FRANCISCO | Same-sex marriages that were outlawed in California 4 1/2 years ago resumed in a rush after a federal appeals court took the "unusual, but not unprecedented," step of freeing couples to obtain marriage licenses, before the U.S. Supreme Court had issued its final judgment in a…
ATLANTA | Passengers were being allowed to return to their gates at Atlanta's airport after a small electrical explosion at a maintenance shop knocked out some power to one of the concourses, authorities said. No one was injured.
There were about 20 runners from Northwest Indiana competing Monday in the 117th Boston Marathon overshadowed by a terrorist attack.
Jeremy Bush places flowers and a stuffed animal at a makeshift memorial Saturday in front of a home where a sinkhole opened up underneath a bedroom late Thursday evening and swallowed his brother Jeffrey Bush in Seffner, Fla.
SEFFNER, Fla. | Engineers worked gingerly Saturday morning to find out more about a slowly growing sinkhole that swallowed a Florida man in his bedroom, believing the entire house could eventually succumb to the unstable ground.
Pedestrians walk by police tape Saturday on the MIT Campus in Cambridge, Mass.,after police responded to reports of a gunman on campus that Cambridge police later said were unfounded.
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