On the edge of America, census begins in a tiny Alaska town

On the edge of America, census begins in a tiny Alaska town

The 2020 census in the U.S. will begin this week in a tiny community in Alaska.

Police: 2 dead in Texas club shooting, suspect arrested

Police: 2 dead in Texas club shooting, suspect arrested

Texas authorities say a search for a suspect continues after two people were killed and five others were injured following a shooting during a concert inside a San Antonio club.

In Texas and other states, voters face a variety of barriers

In Texas and other states, voters face a variety of barriers

Texas and other Republican-controlled states across the country have been imposing registration and voting restrictions in recent years that make casting a ballot more difficult.

US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

U.S. health officials have announced they will begin screening airline passengers from central China for a new virus that is making people sick.

Gun industry gathers amid slumping sales, rising tensions

Gun industry gathers amid slumping sales, rising tensions

The gun industry is gathering in Las Vegas for its annual trade show amid slumping sales and an uncertain political landscape.

Indiana boy, dad, shot when gun discharges while wrestling

Indiana boy, dad, shot when gun discharges while wrestling

A 4-year-old Indiana boy is in critical condition after a gun his father had concealed in his clothing discharged while the two were wrestling, police said.

Suspected serial killer stayed under the radar, but how?

Suspected serial killer stayed under the radar, but how?

Police say one man may have killed as many as a dozen Chicago-area girls and young woman in the late ‘70s and early 1980s, and their investigations into his actions and victims indicate how easy it was then for a serial killer to escape detection.

Coming around again: Famous ice disk seems to be re-forming

Coming around again: Famous ice disk seems to be re-forming

An ice disk appears to be forming in the same river where an usually large one formed last winter and quickly gained international fame.

Fever chart: Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s

Fever chart: Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s

Two U.S. agencies say the decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record.

A look at expected participants in Virginia gun rally

A look at expected participants in Virginia gun rally

State officials and U.S. hate-monitoring groups are warning about the potential for violence ahead of a gun-rights rally in Virginia that's expected to draw a mix of militias, firearms advocates and white supremacists to Richmond.