Officials at Boston’s Logan Airport are apologizing for holding a fire drill, complete with smoke and flames, on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship could be upright again next week, nearly two years after the liner capsized and killed at least 30 people off the Italian coast. The giant vessel will be rolled off the seabed and onto underwater platforms.
An Arizona man was seriously hurt when a room-size boulder slid down onto a mountain road and landed on him while he and some other workers were trying to move another boulder out of the road.
A 6-year-old Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out received implants Tuesday at a hospital in southern China owned by a Hong Kong doctor who offered the operation after learning about the brutal attack.
Pushing military might and raising hopes it won’t be needed, President Barack Obama threw his support Tuesday behind a plan for U.N. Security Council talks aimed at securing Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles. In Congress, more opposition to military action emerged.
Baby boomers are entering the years when they’re most prone to tumors, and doctors are having a hard time keeping up with complex new treatments, government advisers reported Tuesday. The combination poses a serious problem.
Police investigating a domestic dispute between George Zimmerman and his estranged wife said Tuesday that video from her broken iPad may be crucial evidence in determining whether any charges are filed.
Don’t let the big price tags nix an application to Harvard or Yale. The average student receiving financial aid on those campuses paid about a quarter of the public sticker price and most graduates leave their ivy-covered quads with smaller debts than peers who attended less prestigious schools.
Federal officials on Tuesday released previously classified documents showing misuse of a domestic spying program in 2009 that went too far in collecting domestic phone data and then mislead a secret spy court.
The gulf between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America is the widest it’s been since the Roaring ’20s.