Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

Scientists will take samples of the murky waters and conduct DNA tests to determine what species live there.

Mexican Mafia run jail crime like an ‘illegal government’

The Los Angeles County jails are run by the sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wields the power in the underworld behind bars.

Police response to Texas school shooting remains unclear

But in the aftermath of the deadliest public school shooting in Texas history, early witness accounts and recordings from emergency dispatch describe a 30-minute nightmare as the real thing unfolded last week, even as authorities continued to keep details close Sunday.

Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon

The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00.

Police search for motive in Texas school shooting

The mother of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school said her daughter recently rejected the romantic advances of the 17-year-old charged in the shootings, a possible motive for the violent tragedy.

Corps leaving Puerto Rico with hurricane recovery unfinished

The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico’s electric grid, despite residents’ fears that the island’s government won’t be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000 people who remain blacked out eight months after Hurricane Maria.

Parkland, FL parents ask media not use Sante Fe, TX shooter’s name in reports

Parents of Parkland, FL school shooting victims send a message to the media.

Texas school shooting kills 10, deadliest since Parkland

A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most of them students,...

US says number of overfished fish stocks at all-time low

The number of American fish stocks that can be described as “overfished” has hit an all-time low, the U.S. government announced on Thursday.