Boston’s fire chief announced his resignation Monday
BP Alaska plans to bring two new drill rigs to the North Slope by 2016
Palestinians say a fire has ripped through their lands in the northern West Bank
Actor Michael Douglas’ comments about throat cancer have thrown a spotlight on cancer risks from a sexually spread virus.
Even as fast-food chains tout their healthy offerings, they’re also coming up with fatty new treats to keep customers interested.
Conjoined Palestinian twins with a shared heart and other vital organs returned home to the West Bank Monday
Secretary of State John Kerry is returning to the Middle East next week in another bid to revitalize peace hopes
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sent the cases of six Texas death row inmates, including one of the infamous “Texas 7″ gang of escapees
President Barack Obama is praising Sen. Frank Lautenberg as a proud citizen of New Jersey who fought to keep America’s promise alive as a se…
The Obama administration voiced concern Monday over Turkey’s crackdown on protesters and urged authorities to exercise restraint
Stock prices are stabilizing on Wall Street on the first trading day of June, a sharp contrast to the plunge they took on Friday.
The nation’s new energy secretary says he’s taking steps to make sure that security at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant in Tennessee isn’t com…
Armed with a shield and a submachine gun, a highly trained Detroit police officer made critical errors during a house raid that led to the f…
Mark Rubinstein slogged a couple times through the Everglades without ever seeing one of the elusive snakes.
Federal officials say a New York man has been extradited to his native Bosnia-Herzegovina to be tried for war crimes committed in the 1990s
A 90-year-old pilot’s plan to fly across the U.S.-Canadian border 90 times has been postponed by wind.
A suicide bomber targeting an American military delegation outside a government office in eastern Afghanistan killed 12 people on Monday
The stock market is starting out June better than it ended May.
A man who gained Internet fame as “Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker” has pleaded not guilty through a lawyer to a murder charge.
Spending on U.S. construction projects rose in April despite weakness in residential projects and government spending.
A divided Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.
A measure of U.S. manufacturing fell in May to its lowest level since June 2009 as slumping overseas economies and a pullback in business sp…
The Supreme Court says a Virginia law can’t override a federal employee’s decision to make his ex-wife, not his wife, his beneficiary in a f…
A federal judge in Manhattan will hear claims that Apple Inc. was involved in the fixing the price of electronic books.
The U.S. Military Academy men’s rugby team has been temporarily disbanded after cadets forwarded emails that were derogatory to women.