The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is “a top priority emergency,” the World Health Organization said Sunday.
Lava fountains danced along a lengthy volcanic fissure near Iceland’s subglacial Bardarbunga volcano Sunday, prompting authorities to raise the aviation warning code to the highest level and close the surrounding airspace.
Police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City say a 9-year-old girl trapped when a sand hole collapsed on her has died.
The mother of a Washington state boy who brought a gun to school that went off in his backpack and critically wounded a classmate will spend more than a year behind bars.
Police say an armored truck overturned on a Rhode Island highway, spilling bags of money that quickly drew passers-by.
Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal.
A Southern California woman arrested with a trash bin containing her former boyfriend’s body parts has been convicted of first-degree murder.
Whooping cough cases in Delaware have quadrupled in the past year. Through August, 202 cases of whooping cough have been reported to health officials. Of those cases, 187 were in Amish country, where many children do not receive vaccinations due to religious beliefs.
Here’s a state-by-state look at the Common Core standards, starting with the Silver State.
The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday.