Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., apologized for a campaign ad that used the names of sexual assault and domestic violence victims without their permission.
Alaska’s lieutenant governor resigned Tuesday after unspecified “inappropriate comments,” Gov. Bill Walker said.
Recreational marijuana will become legal throughout Canada on Wednesday, and those who have marijuana convictions on their record may soon get a pardon.
Like staff mate Dallas Keuchel but to an even greater extent, Houston right-hander Charlie Morton has been more observer than participant in recent weeks.
Given recent history, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is taking nothing for granted when his No. 3-ranked Tigers host No. 16 N.C. State.
Second-ranked Ohio State knew that injured defensive end Nick Bosa would not be available for Saturday night’s Big Ten game at Purdue.
Jackie Bradley Jr.’s eighth inning grand slam helped the Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 8-2 in Game 3 of the ALCS on Tuesday in Houston.
Matriarch Roseanne Conner’s fate was revealed in the first few seconds of the debut episode of “The Conners” Tuesday night.
Sleeping out on the streets in Hungary is now a crime, according to a new law that went into effect on Monday.
A bridge in Texas collapsed Tuesday as heavy rains throughout the state caused severe flooding.
The U.S. Treasury Department issued new sanctions on Iran over allegations it recruited child soldiers to fight for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Syria.
Alain Goma, a French national held by Houthi rebels in Yemen for more than four months after his boat had problems near the Port of Hodeidah has been released.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed 62 cases of a rare neurological condition known as acute flaccid myelitis in the United States.
Anna Burns became the first Northern Irish woman to win the Man Booker Prize for her novel, “Milkman,” the award committee announced Tuesday.
Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson spoke of his influence on decades of popular music as he accepted a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The Denver Broncos’ season is going south quickly after a 23-20 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday.
Former gymnast and congresswoman Mary Bono resigned as interim CEO and president of USA Gymnastics on Tuesday.
The San Francisco 49ers announced Tuesday that they have signed quarterback Tom Savage to a one-year deal.
Free-agent linebacker NaVorro Bowman will work out with the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday, multiple media outlets reported.
Buffalo Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen will miss Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts because of a right elbow injury.