Activists in the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have been pushing for statehood for decades. But they aren’t the only ones who aspire to create a 51st state.
Police said Michael Clemons told the deputy that he and his passenger, Ariel Machan-Le Quire, were collecting frogs and snakes under an overpass.
Pope Francis has issued a sweeping set of new Catholic Church laws aimed at better policing how the hierarchy investigates claims of clergy sex abuse and cover-up.
Leaders at a Southern California synagogue knew they needed to increase security around their front door a year before a gunman walked through it and opened fire.
A man armed with a pistol opened fire on students at a North Carolina university during the last day of classes Tuesday, killing two people and wounding four, police said. Officers who had gathered ahead of a campus concert raced over and disarmed the suspect.
A woman in China was so overwhelmed while watching “Avengers: Endgame” this past weekend that she began sobbing uncontrollably and had to be taken to the hospital.
The question isn't if the spotted lanternfly will get to Michigan. It's when.
Identical twins Pierce and Jacob Reed played South Jersey high school football, got hooked on prescription painkillers, held up local drugstores, went to prison, and found God.
Local teachers who led student trips to France lament fire that ravaged the Notre Dame Cathedral.
According to one of the world's most unusual age-calculating systems, South Korean babies become 1 on the day of their birth and then get an additional year tacked on when the calendar hits Jan. 1.
The Midwest Michigan branch of the American Public Works Association endorsed the plan to build the monument along Grand Haven’s waterfront.
In an era where the legions of homeless are at best tolerated, residents in Kingman, Arizona, have embraced an eccentric man they call “Santa James” like a long-lost friend.
Leaders with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints delivered spiritual guidance aimed at strengthening members' faith amid a world of temptation and immorality during a church conference last week in Utah.
There's no escape from the long arm of the law in Sweden.
When Washington and Colorado launched their pioneering marijuana industries in the face of U.S. government prohibition, they imposed strict rules in hopes of keeping the U.S. Justice Department at bay.