Maryland earthquake, measuring 3.6 magnitude, was centered just outside Washington, D.C. just after 5 AM ET Friday.
Steinbrenner died early Tuesday in Tampa, Florida. The New York Yankees won seven World Series titles under the ownership of George Steinbrenner.
Nancy Pelosi is a master tactician and the most powerful speaker in a half century. Behind her personal brand of power politics – and whether she will still be speaker after the midterm elections.
Steinbrenner, a sporting legend, died early Tuesday. For more than 30 years, George Steinbrenner lived up to his billing as "the Boss."
Three suspected Al Shabab suicide bombers killed more than 60 people, including one American, in successive bombings at places in the capital of Uganda, Kampala, where fans were watching the World Cup on TV.
Protests erupted in Oakland overnight after the Johannes Mehserle trial ended Thursday with a conviction for the lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter. But legal experts call the outcome of the transit police officer's trial fair.
Duck boat crash on Wednesday took the life of a Hungarian tourist. The search continues for a missing male tourist.
Duck boat crash: A female body has been found in the Delaware River at Philadelphia. The search continues for a missing Hungarian male tourist.
A report released Thursday finds that all 18 firms lining up for tens of billions in US-backed loans for new nuclear power plants would use overseas jobs to build most of them.