A North Carolina town where a levee breached is among the latest to feel the punch of Hurricane Florence.
A white Texas school superintendent who posted online that "You can't count on a black quarterback" in reference to Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has resigned.
Scientists are noticing fewer and fewer moths, ladybugs, fireflies and butterflies, but they can't quite quantify what's happening to flying insect because they never measured how many bugs there used to be.
In he-said, she-said disputes like Kavanaugh case, frailty of memory may play a role.
Officials at Yellowstone National Park say new thermal activity occurred at the park over the past several days.
Lawmakers have scuttled a plan to limit airline change fees as bill deadline looms.
Higher oil prices hurt consumers, but modest increases don't have to crimp the economy.
The Big Island visitors bureau and Hawaii County have launched a campaign that aims to create a more conscientious tourism industry on the Big Island.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will reopen its main gates Saturday, welcoming carloads of visitors eager to see Kilauea's new summit crater and the area where a longstanding lava lake once bubbled near the surface.
Authorities in New York City are facing an epic security and logistical challenge with the coming arrival of President Donald Trump and other world leaders for the United Nations General Assembly.
Hurricane Florence washed away half the rooms at the Starlite Motel in Spring Lake, ripping away the livelihood of a family that bought it in recent months.
An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case.
A judge says a California kindergartner can keep bringing a cannabis-based drug used for emergency treatment of a rare form of epilepsy to her public school.
Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River.
GOP Congressman Paul Gosar says his siblings who endorsed an election opponent in a television ad are disgruntled liberal Democrats who hate President Trump and put ideology before family.
Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing Monday is set to begin with testimony about his sex offender evaluation and a fierce debate over whether the 81-year-old actor should be branded a 'sexually violent predator'.
Fearful immigrant families hoping to reunite with children and teenagers who crossed the border alone are facing an intimidating system that includes submitting fingerprints by all adults in the household where a migrant child will live.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a measure allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires.
A storm system has dumped record amounts of rain in parts of Oklahoma and caused flooding in Texas, including in the Dallas area, where floodwaters swept a man from a bridge to his death.
Survivors respond with fury to Trump's remarks on woman who accused court nominee of sexual assault.
Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts has had successful surgery after slipping and hitting his head while playing with his dog in Florida.
"Blue Boy" is getting a long-awaited makeover, and the public will get to watch as one of the world's most iconic paintings gets a little nip here, a tuck there and some splashes of fresh paint.
About 80 of Burt Reynolds friends and relatives shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service.
There has never been a book tour quite like the one planned for Michelle Obama's "Becoming.".
A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape.