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Doctors charged in first US genital mutilation case

In the first federal case involving female genital mutilation filed in the United States, two Michigan doctors and the wife of one of the doctors have been charged with performing the banned procedure on two 7-year-old girls.

Opinion: Female genital mutilation is also a US issue

Jumana Nagarwala, a 44-year-old emergency room doctor at a Detroit hospital, was denied bail earlier this week and remains in custody, awaiting trial, charged with performing female genital mutilation (FGM) in the United States -- which happens here more often than you think.

US cuts women's health funding to UN

The US cut funding for a UN program for women and girls, a move that critics said was based on faulty information, could lead to greater instability in the Middle East and hurt women around the world.

Erin Moran, 'Happy Days' actress, dead at 56

Popular actress Erin Moran, a mainstay on TV from the late '60s to the mid-'80s and best known for her kid-sister role in the sitcom "Happy Days," has died. She was 56.

Tempers flare, woman in tears on plane

American Airlines is investigating after a video surfaced on social media showing a confrontation between a passenger and an airline employee aboard one of its flights.

Women in science share a message: Don't give up

From across the fields of science they came, marching to show that women in science have a lot to say.

Hash brown recall due to possible 'extraneous golf ball materials'

You have an early-morning golf match. You make coffee and contemplate the optimal breakfast to help you hit the ball straighter and calm those first-tee jitters.

What sanctuary cities stand to lose under Trump

Across the nation, so-called "sanctuary cities" are scrambling to assess what they stand to lose if the Trump administration carries out a threat to take away federal funds from jurisdictions it says do not comply with immigration laws.

91 wildfires burn across Florida; thousands evacuated

Florida's National Guard has been deployed as firefighters across the state work to contain fires that have consumed more than 25,000 acres.

Tennessee teen abduction: 5 shocking revelations

Tad Cummins -- the school teacher apprehended in the abduction of a 15-year-old student -- allegedly borrowed his wife's car under the guise of going to a job interview before fleeing. It's just one of the surprising revelations from the federal criminal complaint against Cummins in the sensational case.

Police board says Charlotte shooting justified

An internal review board in the Charlotte, North Carolina, police department has determined the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by an officer was justified.

Aaron Hernandez's attorney plans to sue for negligence

An attorney for Aaron Hernandez's estate plans to sue state officials for negligence surrounding his apparent suicide and railed against the "salacious" details leaked to the media, he said in court on Friday.

FDA strengthens warning against codeine and tramadol for kids

The Food and Drug Administration says medications containing codeine or tramadol should not be given to children, and warns that these drugs could cause serious risks including difficulty breathing and death.

Teacher under fire for 'bathroom pass' genders

A New Mexico teacher's bathroom passes are being calling "inappropriate" and "rude" because of how they depict gender.

FDA: Texas execution drugs must be destroyed or exported 

Execution drugs delivered to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Arizona Department of Corrections must be refused and either destroyed or exported within 90 days, according to court documents filed on Thursday.

Semi drags car -- with the driver in it -- for miles

Motorists in L.A. see all kinds of crazy on the roads, but usually not this crazy.

GOP hopes to avert shutdown, but leaders short on detail

House Republicans return from spring recess to a jam-packed week needing to keep the government's lights on before a Friday funding deadline and unsure if there will be time to make substantial progress on President Donald Trump's priority to repeal and replace Obamacare.

DHS chief: Trump 'will be insistent' on money for wall

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Saturday that he believes President Donald Trump "will be insistent" that lawmakers include money for a US-Mexico border wall in a spending bill that they need to pass by Friday to avoid a government shutdown.

Surgeon general resigns

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was asked to resign by the White House on Friday after assisting in the transition to the Trump administration.

Retail sores closing at epic pace

Brokerage firm Credit Suisse said in a research report released earlier this month that it's possible more than 8,600 brick-and-mortar stores will close their doors in 2017.

Why everyone's laughing at this $400 juicer

It's a $400 device that connects to the internet and squeezes pre-bought packets of fruit and vegetables into juice. On Wednesday, Bloomberg revealed you can get the same result by squeezing the bags with your own bare hands.

High schooler sells $1M in custom socks

Brennan Agranoff is a 17-year-old with a lot on his plate.

Rally fights for sexual & domestic abuse awareness

DA files motion to revoke Tex McIver's bond

12 animals removed from filthy home

Son, dog save mom from burning home

PD: Man pulls gun on teens for loud engine

Woman finds pigeon in her kitchen

Woman groped by boys on trail