Britt Slabinski received the award for actions in 2002, but the status of a Medal of Honor case for a U.S. airman who served with him is unclear.
Police Chief Art Acevedo's comments about gun violence and gun control quickly caught the attention of the National Rifle Association's Dana Loesch.
The toddler, Katera Barker, died after being left in her father's hot car all day, police said.
Steam rises and lava glows as it enters the Pacific Ocean at dawn Tuesday near Pahoa, Hawaii. (Getty Images)
Steam rises and lava glows as it enters the Pacific Ocean at dawn Tuesday near Pahoa, Hawaii. (Getty Images)
The volcano that began a new round of eruptions on May 3 is proving to be a bonanza for scientists, who are often left to model volcano behavior in distant laboratories.
Twenty years ago, he swam across the Atlantic Ocean. This time, he'll have to survive sharks and the world's largest trash collection.

The gun-control group Giffords has released a short documentary on students affected by shootings -- two students from Parkland, Fla., and a Chicago teenager whose brother was killed.

The toddler, Katera Barker, died after being left in her father's hot car all day, police said.

A doctor appeared at her bedside and said, “I understand you have the ability to officiate weddings?”

Johnson, the first black world heavyweight champion, served prison time “for what many view as a racially motivated injustice,” Trump said Thursday.

New data provides a detailed, county-level look at the rising toll of suicide.

“Just get the kids back inside!” Del Ray police officer Rob Addea said to the woman on the ledge.

The National Hurricane Center thinks a storm could form in the next five days as it tracks into the Gulf of Mexico.

Hope Cheston, who was raped at 14, was awarded $1 billion in damages in a lawsuit.

The office is at the center of some of the Justice Dept.’s biggest cases, including the WikiLeaks investigation.

Officials had promised that academic performance would improve when nearly 12,000 kids were moved five years. Here's what happened.

Two people were taken to hospitals after suffering exhaustion and dehydration, authorities said.

The move follows a massive backlash from women upset over comments he made in the past that are being newly perceived as sexist and demeaning.

Civil rights groups called DeVos ignorant and uninformed, and worried her comments would mislead school officials.

The primary weather-monitoring instrument is overheating for about 12 hours each day.

The state's decision, which allows the killing of up to 22 bears, comes less than a year after Yellowstone-area grizzly bears were removed from the Endangered Species List.

Michael Rotondo is an extreme example of a trend demographers have been watching for years.

Sens. Patrick Toomey and Jeff Merkley want the FCC to disclose how many fraudulent comments it received in the run-up to the vote to dismantle net neutrality.

Darryl Clinton became the first person reported injured by Kilauea since the volcano's activity dramatically increased three weeks ago.

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