Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday in what it described as a "precautionary step."
Police have arrested a student from North Kitsap High School in Poulsbo for felony harassment after he allegedly threatened to “shoot up” the school, according to reports from KIRO.
Every day, boats full of tourists and commuters float by a pale patch on the wall that lines the River Thames near Britain's Houses of Parliament.
ASTORIA, Ore. — It’s taking a little longer than planned for the first phase of a project to paint and repair the Columbia River bridge at Astoria.
As more Millennials enter the fray, dining expenses are going downscale.
Officials in a rural school district in upstate New York say they've canceled the varsity football team's season finale over hazing.
An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site in Virginia. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's commercial spaceflight effort.
President Barack Obama's commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to operate below the public radar. But did that mean invisible?
AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company -- slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.
Plan on paying in stores with your shiny new iPhone 6? Not so fast.
Soaring inflation. A collapsing dollar. Bubbles in financial markets that would soon pop. One presidential candidate even suggested that the Federal Reserve chairman should be roughed up.
Global stock markets swung higher Wednesday, cheered by a surge in U.S. stocks that were buoyed by solid earnings, while investors were also waiting for signs from the Federal Reserve on U.S. monetary policy.
Officials and residents in towns throughout coastal areas of New York and New Jersey will take stock of the recovery from Superstorm Sandy on the second anniversary of the storm.
A Chicago-bound Amtrak train collided with a semi-truck Tuesday morning in northwestern Indiana, injuring several people, after a truck driver who believed he had enough time to clear the tracks pulled into the train's path, police said.
Jeff and Denise Lagrimas' single-story home is just across the street from properties where lava from Kilauea volcano is expected to slither past on its way to the ocean.
About 425 staffers from more than 50 Washington community, private and public four-year colleges will gather at the University of Washington's Seattle campus Thursday to discuss how to prevent college sexual assaults.
The trial of a third friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ended in another conviction, but the amount of time the jury spent deliberating and its somewhat mixed verdict could help federal prosecutors argue against any new defense bid to move Tsarnaev's trial outside of Boston, according to some legal observers.
A captive British photojournalist has been used by the Islamic State group to take on the role of a war correspondent in the extremists' latest propaganda video.
The BP oil spill left an oily "bathub ring" on the sea floor that's about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows.
The European Union's environment agency says the bloc's greenhouse gas emissions dropped by nearly 2 percent last year, putting the EU very close to reaching its emissions target for 2020.