Paul Davenport, Associated Press | Posted Sep 1st - 10:02am
Tens of thousands of Phoenix-area residents and businesses, including a food bank, were without power more than 12 hours after a monsoon storm knocked down trees, damaged buildings and toppled a tractor-trailer on a freeway.
David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted Sep 1st - 10:01am
A Michigan legislative committee on Tuesday held a disciplinary hearing for two conservative lawmakers accused of misusing public resources to hide an affair, including by sending a false, sexually explicit email claiming one of them had sex with a male prostitute.
A county clerk in Kentucky who has invoked "God's authority" and is defying the U.S. Supreme Court by refusing to license same-sex marriage has been summoned along with her entire staff to explain to a federal judge why she should not face stiff fines or jail time.
A man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades — a period in which the nation's attitudes toward pot have steadily softened.
Authorities say a Pennsylvania police officer shot himself to death after officers came to arrest him for committing a burglary at his estranged wife's home and then trying to frame her boyfriend for it.