Notes left on scraps of paper in public restrooms helped Pennsylvania authorities track down and rescue a woman held captive for months. In the first note discovered last Thursday in a Walmart in Carnegie, Pennsylvania, police said the woman wrote ...

American renters are well aware of the dire housing market situation and a new report confirms that it’s only likely to worsen unless hourly wages are drastically increased. Workers simply don’t earn enough money to keep up with skyrocketing rental ...

The 69 million Americans who collect Social Security are on track to get the biggest cost-of-living hike since 1983, with one advocacy group for senior citizens projecting a 6.1% increase to benefits due to surging inflation. Recipients will have to ...

Democratic legislators in New York are opposing plans to open Chick-fil-A restaurants at rest stops in the state, citing the fast-food chain’s past donations to groups accused of opposing same-sex marriage. Democratic Rochester-area Assembly member Harry Branson is launching a ...

Richard Branson became the first person to ride into space aboard a rocket he helped fund. The supersonic space plane developed by his company, Virgin Galactic, roared into the sky over New Mexico early Sunday, carrying Branson and three fellow ...

Pope Francis will follow in the footsteps of St. John Paul II and deliver his weekly Sunday blessing and greeting from the Rome hospital where he is recovering from intestinal surgery. Francis had half of his colon removed July 4 ...

Even after authorities arrested and charged a suspect in a triple homicide in which golf pro Gene Siller was killed at a north Georgia country club, many questions in the case remain. Bryan Anthony Rhoden was arrested Thursday afternoon in ...

Leah Davis Lokan, of Chico, California, was on a long-distance bicycling trip when a grizzly bear attacked her in western Montana. The bear pulled her from her tent and killed her. Fellow campers in an adjacent tent could use bear ...

An Iowa man has been arrested after a rifle and ammunition were found inside his hotel room on the Fourth of July. A member of the cleaning staff at the W Hotel alerted authorities about firearms he found “in a ...

Trials of a four-day workweek in Iceland were called an “overwhelming success” by researchers on Sunday. The Association for Sustainable Democracy (Alda) in Iceland and the UK-based thinktank Autonomy published their findings of two large-scale trials of the program undertaken ...