US home prices rise 12.2 percent, best in 6 years

U.S. home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May compared with a year ago, the biggest annual gain since March 2006…

12-foot alligator spotted close to Florida shore

A Florida beach community is closed as wildlife crews search for a 12-foot alligator….

Amateur film on Snowden’s HK stay

It was shot in single takes with amateur actors, hobbyist directors and about $650…

Peanut allergy suspected in teen’s death

A 13-year-old girl with a peanut allergy died after taking a bite of a treat at a family summer camp in Sacramento, Calif…

Student left in DEA cell to receive $4 million from US

The Justice Department has agreed to pay $4.1 million to a California college student left in a Drug Enforcement Administration holding cell last year…

Detroit police sergeants may face robbery charges

In Michigan, two veteran police sergeants are expected to face robbery charges….

Tour bus flips over in Arizona floodwaters

No one was injured when a Las Vegas-bound tour bus carrying 33 people was swept away by floodwaters…

Amazon.com looks to fill 7,000 jobs in 13 states

Amazon.com Inc. is looking to fill 7,000 jobs in 13 states….

Woman arrested in DC cathedral vandalism

D.C. police say a woman has been arrested at the Washington National Cathedral in connection with vandalism there….

Researcher faces criminal charge in wife’s poisoning

A University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning his neurologist wife has been arrested in West Virginia…