Hundreds mourn girl whose body was dumped on hiking trail

Hundreds mourn girl whose body was dumped on hiking trail

Hundreds of people filled a spacious Southern California church to mourn the death of a 9-year-old girl whose name they didn't know until a few weeks ago.

Marijuana ER visits climb in Denver hospital study

Marijuana ER visits climb in Denver hospital study

Study shows marijuana use is sending more people to the ER at one large Denver hospital.

The Latest: Official: Probe of fire at facility to take time

The Latest: Official: Probe of fire at facility to take time

A U.S. Coast Guard official says it could be several more days before a section of the Houston Ship Channel closed amid cleanup efforts after a fire at a petrochemical storage facility is reopened.

The Latest: Oklahoma to announce settlement in opioids case

The Latest: Oklahoma to announce settlement in opioids case

Oklahoma's attorney general will announce a settlement in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioid pain medications.

Linked by pain: 2 school massacre survivors, dad kill selves

Linked by pain: 2 school massacre survivors, dad kill selves

The community of Parkland, Florida, is focusing on suicide prevention programs after two survivors of the Florida high school massacre there killed themselves this month.

Mapping pot legalization politics: Not just red vs. blue

Mapping pot legalization politics: Not just red vs. blue

A setback for marijuana advocates in New Jersey may show that the path of legalizing recreational marijuana use doesn't just run along blue state-red state lines.

US experts: Too soon to pull breast implants tied to cancer

US experts: Too soon to pull breast implants tied to cancer

U.S. health authorities revisit the safety of breast implants, the latest review in a decades-long debate.

More aging Americans are using pot to soothe what ails them

More aging Americans are using pot to soothe what ails them

More Americans in their 70s and 80s are adding marijuana use to the roster of senior activities.

Some Americans cheer Mueller's report, others feel let down

Some Americans cheer Mueller's report, others feel let down

First glimpse of Mueller's work brings cheers from Republicans, scoffs from Democrats, and a push from many for more details.

Spacewalking astronauts swap out space station's batteries

Spacewalking astronauts swap out space station's batteries

NASA astronauts take spacewalk to swap out aging batteries on International Space Station.

First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years

First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years

In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government set in motion an experiment that, if successful, would prove to the world that radioactive waste could be safely disposed of deep underground.

New Jersey orders cleanup of clothing, cookware chemicals

New Jersey orders cleanup of clothing, cookware chemicals

New Jersey is ordering five companies that manufacture chemicals used to stain-proof clothing and produce non-stick cookware to spend what could be hundreds of millions of dollars to clean up contamination from the substances.

Small solar storm coming to Earth but no big light show

Small solar storm coming to Earth but no big light show

Space weather forecasters say a solar storm is heading to Earth, but don't expect a big light show.

US underground nuclear waste dump explained

US underground nuclear waste dump explained

Q&A: A look at some of the science behind the United States' only underground repository for low-level radioactive waste.

Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

Monkey birth a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

Birth of a monkey highlights experimental technology to preserve fertility when boys undergo cancer treatment.

Environmental, economic damage a concern now that fire out

Environmental, economic damage a concern now that fire out

Businesses and residents are concerned about the environment and economic fallout from a fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage farm.

New Jersey's push to legalize recreational marijuana stalls

New Jersey's push to legalize recreational marijuana stalls

A vote to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey is hours away, but the governor and legislative leaders are still courting lawmakers.

Avenatti charged with trying to extort millions from Nike

Avenatti charged with trying to extort millions from Nike

U.S. prosecutors have charged Trump critic and attorney Michael Avenatti with extortion and bank and wire fraud.

Audit: Slow Legionnaires' response at Illinois veterans home

Audit: Slow Legionnaires' response at Illinois veterans home

A state audit contradicts former Gov. Bruce Rauner's claim that his administration had done everything federal experts had recommended to remedy a deadly 2015 Legionnaires' disease crisis at an Illinois veterans' home.

New Mexico senator, conservationist won't run again in 2020

New Mexico senator, conservationist won't run again in 2020

New Mexico Senator Tom Udall will not seek re-election in 2020, opening secure Democratic seat to competition.

New push for justice after 4 Dutch journalists slain in 1982

New push for justice after 4 Dutch journalists slain in 1982

Calls are mounting for a former Salvadoran army colonel living in the United States to be brought to justice for the 1982 killings of four Dutch journalists at the height of the country's civil war.

Lawsuit: Sater looked to launder cash through Trump projects

Lawsuit: Sater looked to launder cash through Trump projects

A lawsuit says a Soviet emigre who worked on real estate deals with President Donald Trump plotted to use Trump-branded skyscrapers to launder money allegedly stolen from a Kazakhstan bank.

Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects request to delay opioid trial

Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects request to delay opioid trial

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has denied a request by drugmakers to postpone the trial in the state's lawsuit accusing them of fueling the opioid epidemic.

DNA test solves 45-year-old double-murder mystery in Montana

DNA test solves 45-year-old double-murder mystery in Montana

Montana sheriff says investigators have solved a 1973 double murder using a genealogy database to match DNA from the crime scene with the genetic profile of the now-deceased killer.

Settlement reached in lawsuits over Xarelto blood thinner

Settlement reached in lawsuits over Xarelto blood thinner

A $775 million settlement has been announced in roughly 25,000 lawsuits involving the blood-thinning medication Xarelto.