New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited Washington on Monday, telling White House officials and members of Congress that his state needs billions of dollars in federal assistance to rebuild and repair after Superstorm Sandy.
The day before a train derailed on a New Jersey bridge, sending several cars into the water and hazardous chemicals into the air, railroad workers responded to a report of alignment problems with the structure, the chairwoman of the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday.
A military appeals court has removed the judge who had been overseeing accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan's court-martial, saying the judge was biased.
Are we there yet? If you're Voyager 1, the answer is no. NASA officials have been saying for months that the space probe is soon to become the first man-made object to leave the solar system, but it's found a new region at the far edge of the system instead.
Two Mexican nationals were charged Monday in the death of a Coast Guardsman, who succumbed to his injuries after authorities said his boat was rammed by those on a suspect panga-style boat.
A series of aggressive interactions with patrons and workers at a Seattle bar, followed by an odd exchange with police, landed comedian Katt Williams in jail over the weekend, police said.
There are a few things you can usually expect out of an NFL halftime show. A debate about gun control isn't one of them. But Sunday wasn't a normal day in the NFL. It was two days after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend and the mother of his child before killing himself outside the front door of the Chiefs' practice facility. It was shocking. And it was expected that this tragedy would seep through into Sunday's football coverage. But many people were not expecting Bob Costas to make a plea for gun control.
We always want answers. This lack of certainty surrounding murder-suicides often amplifies the frustration people feel when loved ones are wrenched from them so violently. And it makes it even tougher to understand when the violence is wrought in public.
Lenny Dykstra, the former New York Mets outfielder who became a successful self-taught investor, was sentenced Monday to 6 1/2 months in federal custody following bankruptcy fraud and other federal charges, authorities announced Monday.
A last-minute and unexpected change in government rules over a key environmental dispute prompted uncertainty and consternation at the Supreme Court on Monday, with justices chastising the Obama administration over its policy tactics.