NASA hopes that the planned Orion manned capsule will carry astronauts to the moon, or Mars. But its first manned test flight isn’t scheduled until 2021. Forty-six years ago to the day, Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon.
The affair-enabling dating site Ashley Madison was hacked, putting the information of its cheating clients at risk. But can the hackers claim the moral high ground?
19-year old Phillipe Bittar saved a woman from a burning vehicle in an Oregon parking lot while others were using their phones to record the incident. How can we be more effective bystanders?
Jury selection will begin Monday in a voluntary manslaughter trial after a North Carolina police officer fatally shot an unarmed African-American man in 2013.
With the growth of the legal marijuana industry outpacing government regulation, growers are tackling a new challenge of determining which pesticides are safe to use on their crops.
A tollbooth worker fired for paying someone’s toll out of his own pocket has received an outpouring of support on social media. What makes such incidents so prone to going viral?
An executive from Mitsubishi Materials Corp. made the first apology Sunday on behalf of a Japanese company for its wartime atrocities against American prisoners.
The number of Hispanic guests on Sunday shows has dropped this year, according to a new report from Media Matters of America, despite the growing importance of the Latino vote.
FBI officials say they have discovered the diary of Chattanooga gunman Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez.
Torrential rains over the weekend caused a usually docile river to overflow and flood a mobile home community, killing a pregnant woman and two of her children.
The Armed Services Committees are working to allow commanders to carry personal firearms through the National Defense Authorization Act.
The Democratic contender is set to propose a revamp to capital-gains taxes as part of her bid to distinguish herself and her economic policy from her rivals.
The Massachusetts attorney general's office is examining how ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft are providing equal access for people with disabilities.
So far John McCain is taking the high road after Donald Trump's weekend criticism of McCain's military service. On NBC, McCain said Trump doesn’t owe him an apology – but he does owe one to the nation's POWs.
The valor of military and law enforcement officers put a quick end to Thursday’s tragic shootout in Chattanooga, Tenn., authorities said Friday.
With the pomp and circumstance to come, the United States and Cuba formally resumed diplomatic relations Monday after more than 50 years of bitter political opposition.