This morning's Illinois earthquake registered a 3.8 on the Richter Scale. How does that stack up against past US tremors?
The law originally was designed to stop the Jim Crow-era lynching of black men. But in recent years, South Carolina's lynching law mainly had targeted African-American gang members.
A panel of the South Carolina House held a hearing into the potential impeachment of Gov. Mark Sanford Tuesday. The state constitution gives lawmakers wide latitude to impeach Sanford, who left the state secretly in June to visit a lover in Argentina.
With a vibrant entrepreneurial climate and deep pool of venture capital, Seattle capitalizes on high-tech, exports, and world health.
While financial innovation is often associated with nearly toppling the international economic system, some entrepreneurs are preparing a different breed of financial tools.
Ali Saleh Al-Marri, who pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to Al Qaeda, could have got 15 years. But the federal judge took into account the almost six years he was held without charge as an enemy combatant in a military prison.
A state Republican lawmaker will introduce a resolution Tuesday to begin impeachment proceedings against South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford.
TYPHOON HAIYAN, 2013 - A Philippine flag stands amongst the damage caused after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban City, Leyte province, central Philippines, Nov. 9, 2013. The most recent and one of the most powerful typhoons on record ripped through the region, wiping away buildings and leveling seaside homes with massive storm surges.
A giraffe at Sydney's Taronga Zoo in Australia stuck her tongue out during an early morning feeding. The celebrity gossip site TMZ.com spotted a giraffe being walked on the beach in Malibu, Calif., on Feb 20.
Amazon's pioneering device may not dominate the market for long. Many phones are now sophisticated enough to be used as e-book reading devices.