Police mistakenly think black teen is home burglar

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Police say they mistook a black teenager for a burglar and pepper-sprayed him inside the home of his white foster parents…

Fever screening at five US airports

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The government plans to begin taking the temperatures of travelers from West Africa arriving at five U.S. airports…

First Ebola patient diagnosed in the US dies

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A Dallas hospital spokesman says the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States has died…

Americans living longer as most death rates fall

Americans are living longer than ever before, according to a new government report filled mostly with good news…

Air tanker crashes while fighting California fire

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A Yosemite National Park spokesman says an air tanker fighting a wildfire near the park has crashed…

Video: Indiana police breaking car window

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A cellphone video shows police in Indiana breaking a car window and using a stun gun on a passenger…

US says 168 million children are laborers

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The U.S. Labor Department reports that about 168 million children, aged 5 to 7, are working as laborers around the world…

Invasion of voracious bullfrogs spreads in US

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An invasion of American bullfrogs that will eat just about anything ?including each other is spreading…

Police: 4-year-old took heroin to day care

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Delaware State Police say a 4-year-old girl took hundreds of packets of heroin to her day care center and began passing it out…

Slower growth for US home prices in August

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U.S. home prices increased in August, yet the pace of these gains continues to slow, helping to improve affordability…