A 6-year-old girl came home from school and discovered her parents and live-in baby sitter dead in what police said was a double murder-suicide in the Twin Cities suburb of Oakdale.
Fire officials in Alaska say a pet rabbit woke its owner when the house was on fire, allowing the woman to get herself and her daughter safely out of the burning building.
CHICAGO - Can a computer tell when it hurts? It can if you train it, US researchers said on Tuesday.
Poverty rate in the United States is at its highest level since 1993, the Census Bureau said Tuesday.
Some people wept. Some embraced. Others silently stared into the dark pools where the twin towers once stood as the 9/11 memorial at ground zero opened its gates to the public.
In the San Francisco Bay area where tolerance is king, it is a rare politician willing to clamp down on citizens who let it all hang out.
A Florida woman who allegedly claimed to be a vampire has been charged with battery after violently biting a man in a wheelchair on his face and arms.
US President Barack Obama speaks during "A Concert for Hope" at the Kennedy Center in Washington September 11, 2011 on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
National and city leaders will commemorate on Sunday the ten-year anniversary of the attacks of Sept 11, 2001 with a ceremony unveiling a memorial and museum.
US first lady Michelle Obama and US tennis player Serena Williams (R) chat with a child as Mrs. Obama takes part in a "Let's Move" tennis clinic at the US Open to promote physical activity for kids, in New York
Yoga students hang like bats from the ceiling of a loft space in the heart of Manhattan's fashion district. In the Om Factory yoga studio, situated in a former garment factory, practitioners call it "antigravity" yoga.