On an island where most people have no Internet access, the arrival of mobile phone email service was embraced with joy.
A 57-year-old man has been charged with arson in one of 10 wildfires that swept the San Diego region this week.
Political leaders in a New Hampshire town have officially joined residents in demanding the resignation of a police commissioner who uttered a racial slur about President Barack Obama.
For the past 4,618 days —and counting— an EarthCam has been situated at Ground Zero in New York City capturing the recovery effort after the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers fell on September 11, 2001.
Thousands of years ago, a teenage girl toppled into a deep hole in a Mexican cave and died. Now, her skeleton and her DNA are bolstering the long-held theory that humans arrived in the Americas by way of a land bridge from Asia, scientists say.
A minivan carrying nine people rolled and crashed early Friday on Utah’s main east-west highway near the Colorado border, killing four people and injuring four others. Police were investigating whether the vehicle was involved in human smuggling.
A man was shot four times by police inside a northern Utah hospital emergency room Friday after he made demands and pulled out two guns, authorities said.
Federal safety regulators slapped General Motors with a record $35 million fine Friday for taking more than a decade to disclose an ignition-switch defect in millions of cars that has been linked to at least 13 deaths.
Charity Johnson, the 34-year-old who posed as a teenager to enroll in at a small private high school in East Texas, has been arrested on charges of giving false information to police.
In an effort to raise worker wages to $15-an hour, labor organizers turned up the pressure on McDonald’s and other fast-food chains on Thursday, with plans to stage actions in more than 30 countries.
Victims’ friends and relatives, rescue workers and survivors of the terrorist attack descended into the subterranean space and revisited the tragedy as the National Sept. 11 Memorial Museum was dedicated by President Barack Obama as a symbol that says of America: “Nothing can ever break us.”
Aaron Hernandez ambushed and shot to death two men after a chance encounter inside a Boston nightclub weeks before he signed a five-year, $40 million contract with the New England Patriots, prosecutors said Thursday.
A London skyscraper that drew ire for having a glare so strong it melted nearby cars and shops will get a permanent fix.
After a high-pressure pipe burst, spewing 10,000 gallons of crude oil into the streets of L.A., businesses were evacuated, sending some to the hospital with respiratory issues and causing drivers to abandon their oil-covered vehicles.
Signs in McCarran International Airport that advertise to tourists the shows they might want to attend in Las Vegas have been joined by a poster from the CDC that warns travelers about a MERS virus they should stay away from.