Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, celebrated as a hero for helping to stop a terror attack on a French train over the summer, was stabbed and seriously wounded outside a bar in his hometown early Thursday in what police said was an alcohol-related brawl.
Captured in a documentary that brought national attention to Chicago's violence, Operation CeaseFire deployed former gang members and felons to intervene in feuds that too often ended in fatal gunfire on the city's streets.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman are meeting in a federal judge's chambers about the New Orleans jail after years of being at odds in court over its management.
Stocks rose again on Friday, keeping the market on track for its best week this year, helped by advances in industrial companies. Markets continue to be driven by confidence that the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates low for several more months.
A fiery oil train derailment in southern West Virginia last February resulted from a broken rail that started with a crack that should have been detected but was missed in two inspections, federal investigators said Friday.
Three organ transplant patients who developed mold infections before dying at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center likely breathed in the mold spores, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
A Bosnian man has asked a federal judge in St. Louis to toss out an indictment accusing him of supporting terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria, insisting prosecutors lack sufficient facts proving he tried to underwrite terrorism.
The hottest tool in biology has scientists using words like revolutionary as they describe the long-term potential: wiping out certain mosquitoes that carry malaria, treating genetic diseases like sickle cell, preventing babies from inheriting a life-threatening disorder.