How Santa Barbara ranks with other U.S. oil spills
The Santa Barbara oil spill has environmentalists and California officials scrambling as an estimated 105,000 gallons of oil may have spilled into the Pacific Ocean and onto the Golden State's coast.
First round of Clinton emails released
The State Department released Friday its first round of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as Secretary of State, offering a new look at her handling of the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
Lawsuit: Inmate rapes permitted
Two women are suing a corrections officer at Rikers Island and the city of New York, claiming that they were raped repeatedly by the officer with the complacency and consent of the city.
An unlikely friendship blossoms between a killer and a scholar
A few months ago, Kelly Gissendaner wrote a letter to a pen pal across the Atlantic. She told him the state of Georgia was about to fix a date for her execution. One evening soon, she would be strapped to a gurney, needles would be inserted into her arm, and poison would course through her veins until she was dead.