Family fights to save pit bull from being 'impounded'

 A Louisiana family is fighting to protect its beloved pit bull from a "vicious dogs" ordinance.

12-year-old with air gun dies in Cleveland police shooting

A Cleveland police officer responding to a call about a person with a gun fatally wounded a 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be an air gun that looked very much like a real firearm, police said early Sunday.

Exclusive: Why TV anchors meet secretly with Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown

Practically every journalist covering the death of Michael Brown would like to interview Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Brown.

All eyes on oil: What will OPEC do this week?

While Americans are chomping down on turkey and pie this week, everyone involved in the energy world will be closely watching the Thanksgiving Day meeting of the OPEC in Vienna, Austria.

Suicide bomber kills 45 at Afghanistan volleyball game

At least 45 people were killed and 60 others were wounded Sunday after a suicide bomber attacked a crowd watching a volleyball match in the Yahyakhil district of Afghanistan's southeastern Paktika province, according to a spokesman for the

Report finds missed chances to help Newtown shooter Adam Lanza

Newtown shooter Adam Lanza was an isolated young man with deteriorating mental health and a fascination for mass violence whose problems were not ignored but misunderstood and mistreated, according to a report released Friday by a Connecticut s

White House extends U.S. combat role in Afghanistan into 2015

In a policy shift, President Barack Obama has decided to extend the combat role of U.S.

#ThanksMichelleObama: Students criticize school lunches

Students unhappy with school meals are taking it out on the first lady by sharing images on social media of lunches sarcastically tagged #ThanksMichelleObama.

Lawyer: Bill Cosby being unfairly vilified by 'unsubstantiated, fantastical stories'

A lawyer for Bill Cosby called the increasing number of claims of sexual assault against the legendary comedian "ridiculous" and said the media should stop airing "unsubstantiated, fantastical stories."

Top local cop arrested in missing 43 Mexican students case

A top local police official in Mexico was arrested in connection with the disappearance of 43 college students, authorities said.