An ocean-monitoring satellite that launched from the California coast has separated from its SpaceX rocket and been sent toward orbit.
The Al-Qaida fighters who took over a hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital are dead along with more than two dozen other people.
Authorities say a man who had been evicted from a Philadelphia homeless shelter returned and opened fire.
Severe weather sparked a pair of tornadoes that ripped through central Florida before dawn Sunday, killing seven members of one family.
President Barack Obama on Sunday heralded the release of Americans held prisoner in Iran.
The armed activists occupying a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon clashed with environmentalists Saturday.
While Republicans praised the return of the Americans, they blasted the release of Iranian prisoners by the U.S. as part of the swap.
A new app being used by millions of teenagers is causing concern among some parents.
Rescuers continued to search choppy waters off Oahu, Hawaii where two Marine Corps helicopters carrying six crew members crashed Friday.
U.S. and Iranian officials have reported that the Iranian government has released several dual-national prisoners.
John Robinson and wife Lisa went to the Tennessee lottery headquarters in Nashville on Friday to have their winning ticket verified.
At least 23 other people from up to 18 different countries were killed in the attack at the Splendid Hotel.
Al-Qaida militants struck an upscale hotel and nearby cafe late Friday that are popular with Westerners in Burkina Faso’s capital city.
A Kansas City woman whose daughter weighed 32 pounds when she was rescued was sentenced to 34 years in prison.
Vice President Joe Biden launched a “moonshot” initiative Friday to hasten a cure for cancer.