Democrats may be flustered after a week of being accused of engineering an anti-science “witch hunt,” but they aren’t backing down from their investigations into the financial backing of climate change researchers who challenge the movement’s doomsday scenarios.
With Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seated at the defense table no more than 15 feet away Thursday, the father of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing described the moment when he looked down at his son’s pale, torn body and realized he wouldn’t make it.
The U.S. Coast Guard made a unique rescue on Thursday when it came upon a man with a “1,000-yard stare” trying to walk from Detroit to Toronto by first crossing a near-frozen Lake St. Clair.
Authorities say a 33-year-old Honduran woman crashed her vehicle into a police patrol car at Miami International Airport and screamed that she had a bomb.
A late winter storm blanketed the Northeast on Thursday after zipping across much of the South, leaving hundreds of drivers and their passengers stranded on highways in Kentucky and thousands of customers without power in West Virginia.
Actor Harrison Ford suffered a bloody head wound when a World War II-era training plane he was flying crashed onto a California golf course Thursday afternoon.
Philadelphia police are mourning the death of an officer who was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store.
Much of the start of the world’s most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ice.
Lawyers for the parents of an unarmed, black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb have announced plans to file a civil lawsuit against the city of Ferguson and former Officer Darren Wilson.
A Delta plane has skidded off a runway while landing at LaGuardia Airport, and it appears the nose of the jet is resting against a fence.
After eight days of deliberation, the judge declared a hung jury Thursday in the sentencing of Jodi Arias for the 2008 murder of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander. Prosecutors had originally sought the death penalty.
A former substitute teacher in Ohio has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after she was found guilty of showing students a graphic horror movie during class.