Los Angeles voters go to the polls on Tuesday, and they could make history by electing the city's first female mayor. The runoff election pits City Controller Wendy Greuel against City Councilman Eric Garcetti. (May 21)
Police in West Valley City, Utah are ending their active search for Susan Powell, three and a half years after she disappeared and more than a year after her former husband Josh Powell killed himself and the couple's sons. (May 21)
Dozens of people are dead after a huge tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma, near Oklahoma City on Monday. Rescue crews are searching through the night for survivors and victims in an elementary school that the tornado destroyed. (May 21)
Highlights of this day in history: Aviator Charles Lindbergh lands in Paris, completing the first non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic; The American Red Cross founded; Susan Lucci wins a Daytime Emmy; 'Gypsy' opens on Broadway. (May 2...
White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew in late April that an impending report was likely to say the IRS had inappropriately targeted conservative groups, President Barack Obama's spokesman disclosed Monday, expanding the circle of top officials who knew of the audit beyond those named ...
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says "hearts are broken" for parents who are wondering about the fate of their children after the tornado that devastated suburban Oklahoma City. (May 20)
With nothing more than a smartphone, one man walks through a neighborhood in Moore, Okla. where homes have been reduced to rubble by a tornado. (May 20)
Several children have been pulled out of the rubble alive at a school in an Oklahoma City suburb. Rescue workers lifted children from the rubble before they were taken to a triage center set up at Plaza Towers Elementary School. (May 20)
Two suspects arrested for breaking into a car in Central California accidentally called 911 on a cellphone. A dispatcher listening to the 35-minute conversation, directed police to their location. (May 20)
A monstrous tornado as much as a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods in Moore, Okla., setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school. (May 20)