Tornadoes rolled in from the prairie and slammed Oklahoma City and its suburbs Friday, trapping people in their vehicles as a storm swept down an interstate highway while commuters tried to beat it home. Five people were killed, including a mother and baby killed near Union City.
PHOENIX — Authorities say two small planes collided and then crashed in the desert north of Phoenix on Friday, killing all four people aboard the two aircraft.
German doctors say a man spent 15 years with a 4-inch pencil in his head following a childhood accident.
The remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has recovered enough to walk and assured his parents in a phone conversation that he and his slain brother were innocent, their mother told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Russian researchers say they have discovered a perfectly preserved woolly mammoth carcass with liquid blood on a remote Arctic island, fueling hopes of cloning the Ice Age animal.
TRUXTON, N.Y. — Authorities in upstate New York have identified the seven people killed when their van collided with a runaway trailer carrying crushed cars.
NEW YORK — A letter sent to the White House was similar to the poison-laced missives mailed to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and to his gun-control group in Washington, officials said Thursday.
Las Vegas student Amna Raza’s run in the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee came to an end Wednesday despite a perfect onstage performance.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Police arrested a Disneyland employee on suspicion of putting a so-called dry ice bomb in a theme park trash can where it exploded, authorities said Wednesday.
Jallen Messersmith, a shot-blocking specialist from a small Kansas college announced he’s gay making him the first openly gay active player in U.S. men’s college basketball.