OAK BROOK, Ill. Hundreds of fast-food workers demanded wage increases as they marched outside McDonald's Corp headquarters during the company's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.
A 75-year-old Alabama murderer set to die on Thursday is asking U.S. courts to block his execution for an eighth time, challenging a drug cocktail that left the last inmate put to death in the state coughing and wheezing for 13 minutes.
NEW YORK Faced with this summer's partial shutdown of New York's Pennsylvania Station due to track repairs, some employers in the largest U.S. city are scrambling to come up with "Plan B" offerings to allow their suburb-dwelling staff to avoid the largely shuttered transit hub.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. One of Harvard University's most famous dropouts, Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg, returns on Thursday to the Ivy League school to address its graduating class.
SAN FRANCISCO Wally Nowinski got his first car when he turned 16 in Michigan, the home of the U.S. auto industry. But after two years of living in New York City, he sold his wheels, using ride services, carsharing and bike sharing to get around.
NEW YORK A 16-year-old boy stabbed three other teens near their high school in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday and then fled, New York City police said.
Vermont's governor on Wednesday halted, at least temporarily, efforts to become the ninth state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but offered to work with state legislators to resolve what he cited as the bill's shortcomings.
BRUSSELS As her reality TV star husband meets many of his Western allies for the first time as U.S. president on Thursday, Melania Trump will be offered a different take on the surreal by her hosts in Brussels.
PITTSBURGH Seven men and five women, including two black jurors, will determine comedian Bill Cosby's fate at his upcoming sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania, after claims from his lawyers that race played a factor in their selection.
LOS ANGELES Dani Mathers, the 2015 Playboy Playmate of the year, pleaded no contest on Wednesday to a criminal charge of invasion of privacy for secretly photographing a 70-year-old nude woman and was sentenced to 30 days of graffiti removal work, prosecutors said.