For the first time since 1996, when the franchise was in Seattle, Oklahoma City is in the NBA Finals by virtue of their series-clinching win Wednesday night over San Antonio.
Beside the dock, there are 1.5 million tons of tsunami debris still floating in the Pacific. A Harley Davidson in a crate arrived in British Colombia. A soccer ball from Japan washed up in Alaska.
US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta expressed frustration with the Pakistani government Thursday over not doing enough to root out terrorists attacking US troops in Afghanistan.
A new report says the New York metropolitan area, including Long Island and northern New Jersey, could be hit with heavy financial losses in the event of a hurricane making landfall there.
Several of the nine jurors who have been seated have links to Penn State as students, alumni or supporters.
The former President suggested a temporary extension would give the political parties time to work out a compromise.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals have rejected the gay marriage opponents' appeal; the case is now headed to the Supreme Court.
Scott Walker is the first governor in US history to survive a recall effort.
Turnout is high in an election fraught with labor politics.
Across the United States, the general public has caught astronomy fever as they watch this once-in-a-lifetime event.
At an event announcing the push, First Lady Michelle Obama called the announcement a 'game changer.'
Oklahoma City is one win away from the franchise's first NBA Finals, after a thrilling five-point win in San Antonio Monday night.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo backs a bill that would change possession of small amounts of marijuana from a misdemeanor crime to a maximum fine of $100.
Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State University assistant football coach, faces 52 counts of molesting 10 boys over a 15-year period. Jury selection begins Tuesday in the Jerry Sandusky trial.
Luka Magnotta was wanted for killing a Chinese student and then mailing parts of his body to Canada's political leaders.
The Bloomberg policy would ban sales of sugary drinks over 16 ounces.
The election has attracted enormous attention and is expected to be decided by a thin margin.
Former President Bill Clinton said that a Mitt Romney presidency would be bad for the country.
US officials are not sure if Abu Yahia al-Libi was killed in the strike in Pakistan.
Attorney Mark O'Mara wrote Monday on a website run by George Zimmerman's legal team that he would file a motion asking for another bond hearing.