Tropical Storm Erika was soaking Haiti with heavy rain and strong winds on Friday as it swirled across the Caribbean but showed signs of losing steam as it headed toward south Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
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Sixty years after the CIA and the Air Force found an old airstrip along the Groom Dry Lake bed to test the U-2 spy plane in 1955, the family that owns mineral rights to the Groom Mine and property within sight of the classified installation known as Area 51 has been given a final offer of $5.2 million to sell its stake in the land, Air Force officials said Friday.
A judge is weighing whether an involuntary manslaughter charge should be dropped for a Massachusetts teen accused of encouraging a friend to kill himself.
Evidence fails to support claims that the diabetes drug Actos causes bladder cancer, a lawyer for the drug's manufacturer said Friday.
It's no secret that crowded airports can be a hassle and a giant time-suck for cross-country travelers. Soon, a workaround may be available for corporations and the ultra-rich. The concept is this: You don't need an airport if you can land and take off from your own front yard.
Checking in at the airport can be a dispiriting experience, especially when you factor in delays and long lines to get through security. London's Gatwick Airport wants to help take the pain out of travel, and has a remedy in the form of 'happy meals' rich in mood-enhancing hormones.
London's Gatwick Airport wants to help take the pain out of travel, and has a remedy in the form of 'happy meals' rich in mood-enhancing hormones. Restaurants at the airport have updated their menus to include dishes designed to put travelers in a better mood.
Lisa Escobar traded velvet ropes for vintage chairs. Escobar had a quintessential Vegas dream job managing high-end nightclubs Tryst and XS inside the Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. But as much as Escobar loved it, that job wasn't a calling.
No longer must you limit your scathing, one-star reviews to that overpriced Italian restaurant with the lousy osso buco. Yelp has announced an agreement with the federal government to allow the TSA and other federal agencies to claim Yelp pages and respond to reviews.
Smokers who keep smoking, and those who quit, will all gain weight over time, but those who smoked the most before quitting may gain more, a new study suggests.
Two bodies have been recovered and rescue crews were expected on Friday to resume searching for a third person who went missing after a building was destroyed in a landslide triggered by heavy rain in Alaska, state troopers said.
WASHINGTON — Two pioneering women who completed the daunting U.S. Army Ranger school this week said Thursday they hoped their historic achievement would open doors for other females as the Pentagon opens new roles, including elite Navy SEALs, to women.
ORLANDO, Fla. — A teenage boy in South Carolina and a young girl in Florida were recovering on Friday from shark bites suffered this week in the Atlantic Ocean, the latest in a series of attacks around the world this year.
CARSON CITY — NV Energy says the 235-megawatt cap on net metering capacity was reached at 8 p.m. Thursday.
Two people were hospitalized after saving their family dogs from a fire in their Henderson home Thursday night, according to a news release.
The embattled executive director of the agency providing public housing in Southern Nevada told Clark County commissioners that he has taken classes on the prevention of harassment and discrimination, but on Friday he refused to show proof of that to his oversight board.
With classes just three days away and precious vacation time slipping by, incoming UNLV freshman Braden Pleggenkuhle almost didn't muster the energy to roll out of bed Friday morning for the school's welcome ceremony.
A 40-year-old woman who was struck and killed by a pickup truck while crossing Boulder Highway on Thursday has been identified by the Clark County coroner's office.
Hazy skies are sticking around, and Clark County remains under an air quality advisory. Smoke from wildfires, especially the Rough Fire, burning just west of the Sierra slopes near Fresno, Calif., will waft in and above the valley through at least Sunday, National Weather Service meteorologist Barry Pierce said.
Lightning struck a Delta Air Lines plane in line for takeoff at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport this week, and it was all captured on amateur video.
A New York hotel starting at $22 per night? In a city where a chain hotel room can cost hundreds of dollars per night, that sounds like an old-fashioned New York scam. That's because the $22 buys you a night in a van, parked in strategic spots across the city.
U.S. airlines are expected to carry 14.2 million passengers worldwide from Wednesday, Sept. 2, through Tuesday, Sept. 8, up 3 percent from a year earlier, Washington-based trade group Airlines for America said on Tuesday.
All 54 people on board a Trigana Air aircraft were killed in a crash two days ago in Indonesia's Papua province, the latest in a string of aviation disasters in the Southeast Asian archipelago, officials said on Tuesday.
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