Authorities doing the somber work of identifying the victims of California's deadliest wildfire are drawing on leading-edge DNA technology, but experts say older scientific techniques and deduction could also come into play.
Advocates for Abraham Lincoln's museum are asking Illinois lawmakers to help keep a throng of historic artifacts in his hometown despite questions about whether a stovepipe hat actually belonged to the 16th president.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's office says it supports a "vibrant" Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum but wants more information before committing state money toward $9 million owed on a collection of 1,500 Lincoln artifacts.
The parent who took a photo of a group of Wisconsin high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute on the steps of a local courthouse says he was simply asking the teens to wave goodbye to their parents before they headed off to prom.
A Florida judge agreed to let George Zimmerman serve probation for a year after the former neighborhood watch leader's attorney entered a no contest plea to resolve a misdemeanor charge of stalking a private investigator.
After crisscrossing the country trying to bolster fellow Republicans leading up to last week's midterm elections, a Louisiana lawmaker shot at a congressional baseball practice last year was promoting his new book about his survival and recovery.
Tom Petty’s career spanned 40 years during which time he released 13 studio albums with his band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, three solo albums, two Mudcrutch albums, and two albums with the Traveling Wilburys, which also included Bob Dylan, G