The Justice Department says two companies crucial to the business of U.S. energy exploration _ Halliburton and Baker Hughes _ have abandoned their planned merger
The trial of alleged "Grim Sleeper" Lonnie Franklin Jr. headed to a close Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer who stalked women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic, then lay low for 14 years before renewing the grisly sex attacks
Officials thought little Nickerson, Nebraska, was the perfect spot for a chicken processing plant and the accompanying 1,100 jobs, but no one celebrated when the news leaked out
Italy's Foreign Ministry says an international tribunal in The Hague has decided that an Italian marine being held in India in the shooting deaths of two Indian fishermen mistaken for pirates can return home for the duration of arbitration
Experts have studied the minds of serial killers for year. Now they say many of them might have a unique brain structure. Keleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story.
Detroit Public Schools can't afford teachers, summer school or special education services — and lots of schools across the nation are cutting budgets.
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating after a suspect, who police say was intoxicated, died at a hospital after being stunned by officers during his arrest
Ted Cruz's campaign said his wife "misspoke" when she referred to Cruz as an immigrant. It's an important distinction for his presidential hopes.
An Australian man long thought to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as the man responsible for its creation
Passengers have set sail from Miami on a historic cruise to Cuba, the first in decades to depart from a U.S. seaport for the communist island nation
Audiences loved the bite-sized sketches that initially brought the comedic duo fame, but critics say the transition to feature film was rocky.
Olympian Nick Simmonds is auctioning off some space on his arm that can be used for ads during the 2016 track and field season. Problem is, he's not exactly allowed to do that. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) breaks it down.