Officials in Newtown, Conn., officials say the district should tear down the elementary school where 20 first-graders and six educators were shot to death in December and construct a new building on the property.
The U.S. Treasury says it took in a surplus of $113 billion in April, the largest in five years. That lowered the federal deficit through the first seven months of the budget year and kept it on pace to be the smallest since 2008.
The decision to bury Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev in a small Islamic cemetery in rural Virginia is angering some members of the area's Islamic community, who say they weren't consulted.
Dozens of screaming and shouting Harvard University students have welcomed South Korean pop star PSY for a conversation inside an ornate church dedicated to the memory of those who lost their lives in World War I.
Former New Mexico Sen. Pete Domenici says he's disappointed to hear that he's persona non grata to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid because Domenici fathered a son out of wedlock in the 1970s with a daughter of then-Sen. Paul Laxalt of Nevada.
The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits fell by 4,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, a fresh five-year low. The decline signals fewer layoffs and possibly more hiring.
A Cleveland man arrested after three women missing for a decade were found alive at his home was charged Wednesday with kidnapping and raping them. Prosecutors brought no charges against his brothers, saying there was no evidence they had any part in the crime.