A Pizza Hut general manager says he has been fired for refusing to open his store on Thanksgiving Day.
A man ran into the rectory of an Episcopal church with his clothes on fire, causing a blaze that killed himself and the church’s pastor, authorities said Wednesday.
Beijing is waging a war against air pollution, one barbecue at a time.
A wet and blustery storm along the East Coast made driving hazardous and tangled up hundreds of flights Wednesday in the middle of the Thanksgiving travel frenzy but didn’t cause the all-out gridlock many had feared.
Part of the stadium that will host the 2014 World Cup opener in Brazil collapsed on Wednesday, killing two workers and raising urgent new concerns whether the country will be ready for soccer’s signature event.
A Pakistani political party launched an attack on the CIA drone program on Wednesday, turning up the heat on an issue that the government in Islamabad has tried to manage without sparking a crisis with the U.S. The party revealed what it said was the name of the CIA’s top spy in the country and called for him to be tried for murder.
A Florida school has backed off its threat to expel a student for refusing to change her natural hairstyle.
A southern New Jersey police officer braved heat and blinding smoke to pull an unconscious driver from a pickup truck that had burst into flames.
Ten former National Hockey League players, including All-Star forward Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn’t done enough to protect players from concussions.
An Australian family has reclaimed their Guinness World Record by stringing up more than half a million Christmas lights around their suburban home.