New Defense Secretary Ash Carter is vowing to make decisions about sending troops into harm’s way “with the greatest reflection and care.”
The White House promised an appeal after a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Obama’s executive action on immigration.
Police say a man has been accused of shaking his 3-month-old son twice, allegedly out of aggression toward a video game system.
A snow and ice storm blasted parts of the Mid-Atlantic and the South early Tuesday.
Revelers danced into the wee hours Tuesday at glitzy balls, kicking off the annual Mardi Gras bash.
Women who regularly exercise are clearly lowering their risk for heart disease.
President Barack Obama has phoned his Danish counterpart to offer his condolences after a gunman attacked a free-speech seminar and a synago…
A train carrying more than 100 tankers of crude oil derailed during a snowstorm in southern West Virginia on Monday
A 17-year-old boy shot and killed himself early Monday during what they are describing as a game of Russian roulette.
Snow falling steadily in parts of Kentucky turned roads hazardous Monday.
Surveyors have determined a new height for the Washington Monument that’s nearly 10 inches shorter than what has been recorded for 130 years…
Egyptian warplanes struck Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday in swift retribution for the extremists’ beheading of a group.
A 44-year-old woman who was teaching her teenage daughter to drive has died after being shot in the head.
Some schools are getting tougher on e-cigarettes, even punishing possession of the devices more harshly than regular cigarettes.
The ceiling mural at her “Gone with the Wind”-inspired mansion featured her family in robes, gazing down from the heavens. And Claire Risold…