Pols, activists to host rally calling for mandatory black history studies in state schools

If the average New York school student has no idea who Malcolm X is, they soon will, a group of elected officials and school advocates vowed Tuesday. A massive push...

Military impersonator landed helicopter to impress woman

RALEIGH, N.C. A man pretending to be a three-star U.S. Army general wanted to impress a woman when he unexpectedly landed in a chartered helicopter at the headquarters...

West Virginia police officer fired for not shooting suicidal suspect gets $175,000 settlement

A former West Virginia police officer fired after he did not shoot a distraught man armed with an unloaded gun will get $175,000 to settle a wrongful termination lawsuit...

Pennsylvania registered sex offender steps down as fire chief

Roger Gilbert Jr. officially resigned as fire chief of the Spartansburg, Pennsylvania Fire Department on Monday amidst reports that he was convicted of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a...

U.S. womens hockey beats athletes from Russia 5-0, early showdown with Canada next at...

GANGNEUNG, South Korea Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson set an Olympic record for the fastest back-to-back goals by a man or a woman, scoring 6 seconds apart in the second period...

Rapunzel the runaway German Shepherd dog resurfaces more than 180 miles away in...

BERLIN A German Shepherd dog who disappeared from her home in Germany six months ago has resurfaced more than 180 miles away in Switzerland. Officials in Zurich say...

Katie Couric called out by Dutch Embassy over skating flap

Katie Courics half-baked claims about the Netherlands athletes had the Dutch doubled over, and led to an ice-themed Twitter exchange. The NBC presenter claimed during the opening ceremony of the...

SEE IT: Shaun White puts on a show, leading talented field into halfpipe final...

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea The legend, the brash upstart and the soft-spoken prodigy have been circling each other for months, trading boundary-pushing runs with one eye on the halfpipe...

Ex-con city janitor busted for trying to rape peace officer outside Manhattan Psychiatric Center

A janitor with an extensive criminal record who works at a city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene building was arrested for trying to rape a peace officer from...

No charges for dad who tried to attack Larry Nassar in court

CHARLOTTE, Mich. No charges will be filed against a man who tried to attack former sports doctor Larry Nassar in a Michigan courtroom. Eaton County prosecutor Douglas Lloyd says...