West Virginia and Ohio far outpace other states in drug overdose death rates.
The deaths of 3 detainees since April, along with the release of internal reports about detention center conditions, have spurred an outcry from advocates.
As authorities investigate the unexplained deaths of three Americans at a resort in the Dominican Republic, a Colorado couple who stayed at the same facility last year said they became violently ill after being exposed to what they suspect were insecticides spread through the air conditioning system.
It remains unclear whether the three deaths, of a Pennsylvania woman and a Maryland couple, are connected, but U.S. officials said they are actively monitoring the investigations.
Hundreds of dead seabirds have washed up on an Alaskan island - all apparently starved to death because the warming waters they forage from contain less food
Police are continuing to look for more potential victims.
Hotel employees discovered the three bodies in the room alongside two crossbows.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A man already charged with killing three people in the Kansas City area was indicted Friday in the deaths of three more men, all of whom were shot in apparently unprovoked attacks along or near hiking trails, Jackson County prosecutors said. The suspect, Fredrick Demond Scott, a 23-year-old black man, once threatened to "kill all white people." All the victims...
Veteran Suicide Crisis Draws Attention From House Lawmakers Who Promise Action Following Multiple Deaths On VA Campuses
The scheduled hearing and news conference were held in response to multiple instances of veterans dying by suicide in April -- three suicides in five days. A fourth veteran died by suicide outside a VA clinic in Cleveland Monday.
A U.S. counterterrorism unit inaccurately reported the deaths of two civilians in Somalia following an airstrike, U.S. Africa Command said Friday, marking the first public acknowledgement that noncombatants have been killed in the military's expanded bombing campaign in the country.
More children were fatally shot in 2017 than on-duty police officers and active duty military, according to a new study.
Civilian deaths mount as US drone strikes in Somalia escalate: Amnesty
The six deaths drew attention on social media and speculation among activists that something sinister was at play.
A look at an analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and what it means.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a 32-year-old woman attempting to smuggle methamphetamine and fentanyl into the United States on Saturday.
The deaths at the iconic track have come in a 10 week span; there's speculation heavy recent rains may have harmed the track's dirt surface
The number of Americans dying due to substance misuse and suicide is at an all-time high.
The number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roads last year was the highest in 28 years, an increase due in part to driver and walker distra...
A young man proclaimed his opposition to President Nicolas Maduro. Two days later, his family said, rifle-wielding special police agents shot him to death.