The trial of Azamat Tazhayakov, charged with obstruction of justice in the Boston Marathon bombing case, is shedding new light on the mind-set of Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the surviving alleged bomber.
Food trucks are big business in the US, but an explosion at a Philadelphia food truck that injured at least 11 people has raised questions about the safety of kitchens on wheels.
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.
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.
The TSA and the Homeland Security have asked international airports to step up security screenings of US-bound passengers to include testing their electronic gadgets.
The great white shark attack in Manhattan Beach, Calif., Saturday happened when a swimmer accidentally swam toward a shark that had been hooked by a fisherman 45 minutes before and was struggling to get free.
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.
Branden Mattier and Domunique Grice were sentenced to three years Monday for trying to collect over $2 million on behalf of their aunt. She had been dead for 10 years.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the former captive of the Taliban, moved from inpatient to outpatient care at a military hospital in San Antonio Sunday. Officials say this is just one step in a long road to recovery.