Amazon is aiming to use drones to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less. Currently, the FAA has a ban on the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles.
The governor vetoed a bill to extend the waiting period to obtain an abortion in Missouri from one day to three. The Republican-led legislature vows to override it. Two other states already have 3-day wait times.
Shannon Conley of Arvada, Colo., 19, is charged with conspiring to help ISIS, the militant group wreaking havoc in Syria and now Iraq. Newly public court documents describe the backstory leading to her April arrest.
The Confederate flag has been in the school's Lee Chapel since 1930. In announcing the change, the Washington and Lee president also discussed Gen. Robert E. Lee, one of the school's namesakes.
Azamat Tazhayakov is now on trial for allegedly conspiring to dispose of a backpack belonging to the Boston Marathon bombing suspect and for obstructing justice. His trial isn't the main act, but it has its own significance, analysts say.
Four people were slightly injured on a roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, Calif. Nationally, the number of injuries per million amusement park attendees has been dropping.
Public health campaigns have put a major dent in teen cigarette smoking rates, but analysis of high school surveys suggests that adolescents could be shifting to hookahs.
Eleven-year-old Gilberto Francisco Ramos Juarez appeared to be on his way to contact a brother in Chicago. He was one of tens of thousands of children crossing the border.
A panel of federal judges ruled Monday that the family of the Mexican teen who was shot by a border patrol agent across the border can move forward with a civil suit against the agent.
A Florida judge dismissed George Zimmerman's defamation suit against NBC. The suit charged that NBC had edited audio recordings 'to create the myth' that he was a racist.
President Obama both chastised House Republicans and asked for their help Monday. He wants to beef up border resources, but he's also vowing to use executive actions if Congress doesn't pass broader immigration reform.
More than a hundred people have been hospitalized at concerts by Swedish DJ Avicii in recent weeks, refocusing the public eye on the electronic dance music culture.
Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D) of Illinois, a strong advocate for immigration reform, said Wednesday that there is no chance for an immigration bill in the House this year.
The Seattle settlement covers cases dating back to the 1950s and adds to the more than $1.25 billion paid by the Catholic Church in response to sex abuse lawsuits in the US since 1994.
Miami shooting: Two people were killed and seven wounded when two men opened fire with assault rifles on an apartment complex in Miami early Tuesday. After the shooting, the police union says criminals 'are beginning to act with impunity.'
According to NOAA, the average global temperature this May was 59.93 degrees F., 1.33 degrees above the 20th century average and .09 degrees above May 2010.