Mission controllers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory received confirmation that the Dawn spacecraft had achieved orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres Friday.
Kayla Mueller traveled to Syria to help children caught in the middle of the nation’s bloody civil war. Her work was cut short in August 2013, when she was kidnapped in Aleppo.
This Martin Luther King Day, protesters are amplifying the hallowed echoes of Dr. King's words as part of a loosely connected string of #ReclaimMLK demonstrations protesting police violence and inequality.
Surprise births in 2013 include no less than five babies born at Walmarts, along with first appearances on crowded trains and at least one on a stalled elevator. Parents named her 'Ella,' after elevator.
The desecration of a nativity scene in Haverhill, Mass., has 'all the elements of a hate crime,' the mayor said. But police do not yet have evidence of anti-Christian prejudice.
Severe thunderstorm systems complicate holiday travel plans for many in the South and Northeast, while a winter storm brings Christmas snow to the Midwest and Rockies.
Fewer teens are lighting up tobacco cigarettes, but many are instead turning to electronic cigarettes, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future study.
The families of nine victims of the 2012 shooting spree at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., are suing the manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15 for negligence and wrongful death.
Shopping on Black Friday isn't the only way to spend Thanksgiving weekend. Whether you're looking to do something outdoors, to take in a little culture, or to find a way to give back, here are five alternative ways to kick off the holiday season.
The busiest travel day of the year is turning out to be even more harried than usual for Northeast and mid-Atlantic travelers, as a winter storm bears down on the East Coast.