OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma attorney general on Thursday sought an indefinite stay of three executions including that of Richard Glossip, whose planned execution a day earlier was stopped at the last minute because of a mix-up with lethal injection drugs.
NASSAU — Hurricane Joaquin strengthened as it battered the Bahamas with torrential rains, storm surges and heavy winds on Thursday and U.S. officials raced to prepare for possible landfall early next week, three years after Superstorm Sandy devastated New York and New Jersey.
OAKLAND, Calif. — A community mural designed to lift West Oakland's spirits was instead the scene of anger and grief Wednesday morning, one day after an artist was gunned down while he worked on the project.
NEW YORK — Many gay Catholic Americans felt shock and disappointment on Wednesday as they awoke to news that Pope Francis had secretly met with a Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue marriage license to same-sex couples.
KABUL — U.S. and allied special forces in Afghanistan battled insurgents besieging the airport outside the northern city of Kunduz that was captured by the Taliban this week, a coalition spokesman and Afghan official said on Wednesday.
GLENCOE, Ill. — Thousands of curiosity seekers lined up in the blustery, dark Chicago Botanic Garden on Tuesday night to catch a rare glimpse of a 4-1/2-foot tall corpse flower in full bloom, but not in full stench.
CHICAGO — Recent U.S. college graduates are significantly less likely to think their education was worth the expense, amid concerns about growing tuition costs and student debt, according to a report released on Tuesday.
BALTIMORE — A Baltimore judge on Tuesday set trial dates, the first beginning in November, for six police officers charged in the death of a black man from an injury suffered in police custody, an event that triggered protests, arson and rioting.
NEW YORK — Designer Ralph Lauren, who built a fashion powerhouse on luxury designs inspired by country club chic, announced Tuesday he is stepping down as chief executive officer and named the head of Gap Inc’s populist Old Navy brand to the position.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressional Republican leaders and the White House will launch negotiations soon on a two-year budget deal that would establish new limits for U.S. government spending in 2016 and 2017, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. congressional Republicans on Tuesday challenged Planned Parenthood’s eligibility for federal funds, while the health organization’s president said defunding it would restrict women’s access to care and disproportionately hurt low-income patients.