Federal authorities are investigating a suspected natural gas leak that caused an explosion a newly renovated house in Dallas, killing a 12-year-old girl and injuring four other members of her family.
At least three people are dead as a storm system roars eastward across the central U.S., spawning possible tornadoes and flooding and leaving a path of destruction in its wake.
Agents who work at one of the Border Patrol's checkpoints in South Texas, north of the U.S.-Mexico border, say that the checkpoint is undersized and sometimes overwhelmed by traffic.
The Rev. Billy Graham had a complicated role in race relations, particularly when confronting segregation in his native South.
A man armed with a hunting knife stabbed a woman to death Saturday inside a public library in Massachusetts, authorities said.
A search was underway in the Atlanta area to find an employee of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who went home sick more than a week ago and has been missing ever since.
Shots rang out during an armed robbery at an Oklahoma liquor store on Thursday night after a man threatened a mother and daughter for the money in the register, Tulsa World reported.