Investigators have found no evidence that the Porsche carrying actor Paul Walker had mechanical problems before it crashed, killing the “Fast & Furious” star. Debris or other roadway conditions have also been ruled out.
Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Wednesday scaling back across-the-board cuts on programs ranging from the Pentagon to the national park system, adding a late dusting of bipartisanship to a year more likely to be remembered for a partial government shutdown and near-perpetual gridlock.
A tourist in Australia had to be rescued by police after plunging off a pier while browsing Facebook on her phone.
Carly Kerby, a mom of four girls, doesn’t have the greatest track record as the Tooth Fairy, but it was another family tradition that nearly did her in: The Elf on the Shelf.
Two lucky winning tickets were sold in Tuesday’s near-record $636 million Mega Millions drawing: one at a tiny newsstand in Atlanta, and the other more than 2,000 miles away in California.
The guide dog that leaped onto subway tracks after his blind owner lost consciousness and fell off a station platform is assured a loving home after his retirement.
A Florida Wal-Mart employee faces charges after officials say he shot a co-worker’s car window because she won an employee-of-the-month award.
An anonymous donor is making the holidays merrier for shoppers with Christmas gifts on layaway at an Ohio store.
Officials in southeastern Brazil say doctors performed a cesarean section on a 37-year-old woman only to discover that she wasn’t pregnant.
The outside of the mittens say “Go USA.” The insides say “Made in China.”