A New York woman who hailed an Uber one night in February ended up stranded more than 50 miles from home after her driver groped her and took her phone, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
Some of the biggest names in Democratic politics are descending on South Carolina in the final weeks of the midterms, introducing themselves to voters and operatives in a state that will be crucial in the party's 2020 presidential primary.
For the first time in at least a quarter-century, New York City made it through a weekend without anyone getting shot.
Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Blake Fischer decided to resign after sharing graphic pictures of his African hunting trip.
Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz appears well-positioned for re-election over his Democratic challenger Rep. Beto O'Rourke, topping him 52% to 45% among likely voters, a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS finds.
The US military said Tuesday that an October 12 US "precision airstrike" near Harardhere, Somalia killed some 60 al Qaeda-affiliated fighters.
A 13-year-old girl is missing and believed in danger after her parents were found slain in their northwestern Wisconsin home, authorities said.
He may wear size-19 sneakers, but Kevin Love still has some big shoes to fill.
A new migrant caravan is heading to the United States. And US President Donald Trump has already weighed in, threatening to cut foreign aid to Honduras if the group isn't brought back to the Central American country.
A Maryland police officer has been arrested and charged with rape after allegedly assaulting a woman during a traffic stop.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks with top Saudi leaders Tuesday as sources told CNN that the Kingdom is preparing to acknowledge that missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.
Republican Rep. Martha McSally demanded an apology on Monday night from her Democratic opponent, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, at a debate in Arizona for what she called "treason," seizing on an element of a CNN report that details the Democrat's anti-war activist past.
Florida officials announced Tuesday that Hurricane Michael has killed 16 people in the state.
Next month, Colorado will vote on changing the language in its state constitution so that it no longer allows slavery as a form of punishment. Slavery is technically -- technically -- still legal in many states.
As the polls opened this week in Georgia for the first day of in-person early voting, telephones were buzzing inside the state Democratic party's "voter protection" war room in downtown Atlanta.
A Florida child died due to flu-related illness during the week ended October 6, according to the state's Department of Health. The child, the first to die in the state, had not received a flu vaccination.
This year, more than half of all US states have had confirmed or possible cases of acute flaccid myelitis, the polio-like illness that can cause paralysis and mostly affects children, according to an exclusive CNN analysis.
House forecast: Democrats will win 228 seats (and the House majority) while Republicans will win just 207 seats. A Democratic win of 204 seats and 263 seats is within the margin of error.
Flooded homes. Destroyed roofs. Debris strewn everywhere.
How's this for an axiom that is especially self-evident: An elected official should not oversee an election in which he is a candidate.
It looked as if the ocean had come ashore. Large swells of sea water crashed into residences, inundating neighborhoods.