A principal at a Michigan Catholic high school has rescinded a plan to require female students to wear “modesty ponchos” at prom if their dresses are too revealing.
Everyone loves sand dunes. They seem exotic, and we associate them with romance and adventure. Some of the tallest in North America, Eureka Dunes, are in Death Valley National Park.
Six years after last landing on Mars, NASA is sending a robotic geologist to dig deeper than ever before to take the planet’s temperature.
An official autopsy released Tuesday says an unarmed black man was shot seven times, not eight as concluded by an independent doctor hired by the man’s family.
Former “Law & Order, SVU” actress Diane Neal is seeking a new gig as representative of a sprawling congressional district in upstate New York.
Jesus Jara, deputy superintendent of Orange County Public Schools in Florida, was selected as the next head for Clark County at a contentious Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday.
Not long after Gary Sanchez delivered a knockout blow for the New York Yankees on Tuesday night with a three-run homer off Ken Giles in the ninth inning, the Houston closer landed a shot of his own.
Authorities say a man sent to state prison for bank robbery has robbed the same Cleveland bank branch the day after his release.
Striking Arizona teachers who won a big pay increase but came up substantially short of achieving their demands for more school funding flooded the Arizona Capitol for a fifth day Wednesday hoping it will be the last they are out of their classrooms.
Sound and smell are Review-Journal columnist Jane Ann Morrison’s most vivid memories of the PEPCON explosion 30 years ago.
Born on May 4, 1988, in a Henderson hospital, Rebekah Johnson was the youngest person injured in the historic PEPCON explosions.
Henderson fire Capt. Don Griffie, now retired, was one of the first to arrive at the scene of the PEPCON fire and subsequent explosions. In his recurring nightmares, he’s forced to relive every detail of the May 4, 1988, events.
The 1988 event could be felt throughout the valley and would later be described as the largest domestic, non-nuclear explosion in recorded history.
Rain will continue to fall over the Las Vegas Valley on Wednesday and a winter weather advisory is in effect for the Spring Mountains.
A New Jersey dairy farm says it hopes customers will like its new ice cream flavor incorporating another regional favorite food — pork roll.
Police are searching for three men involved in a series of cellphone store robberies in Las Vegas and Henderson.
For 108 years, the Boy Scouts of America’s flagship program has been known simply as the Boy Scouts. With girls soon entering the ranks, the group says that iconic name will change.
Yale is rescinding the honorary degree it awarded Bill Cosby, joining numerous other universities in revoking honors following the comedian’s sexual assault conviction.
A North Texas mother whose two toddlers died in a hot car last May has been sentenced to two 20-year prison terms to be served simultaneously.
Sixty-four passengers were left hanging in the air for up to two hours after a roller coaster made an emergency stop Tuesday at Universal Studios Japan.
A white Arkansas man charged in the beating of a black man during a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been found guilty of malicious wounding.
Global military spending rose to $1.739 trillion last year, a 1.1 percent increase on 2016, a Swedish arms watchdog said Wednesday.
Authorities hunted Wednesday morning for a paroled sex offender who led them on an hours-long chase through California in a motor home with his two young children inside.
A man who reportedly suffered a bipolar episode and tried to drown himself in a pool is suing the police officers and lifeguard who pulled him out of the water.
Solid economic growth, low unemployment and evidence of inflation pressures, though, are expected to keep the central bank on a path of gradual rate hikes the rest of the year, but not on Wednesday.
Steven Lee Cox, 45, died when he was ejected from his Chevrolet pickup about 9:50 p.m. Tuesday on the 8300 block of Bermuda Road, authorities said.
Investigators in the Russia election meddling probe have floated the idea of forcing President Donald Trump to testify under oath.
Tanner Lester had 11 kills and 11 digs Tuesday to lead Foothill’s boys volleyball team over visiting Silverado, 24-26, 25-15, 27-25, 25-17.
The first outdoor music festival to be announced since the Oct. 1 tragedy has been formally announced for Sept. 22 at Las Vegas Festival Grounds.