Obama says he's proud of NBA center Jason Collins for breaking barrier, revealing he's gay.
Do you enjoy the outdoors and have strong vocal cords? If so, Norway might have a summer job for you: three weeks in the Arctic wilderness spotting polar bears.
Millions of Dutch people dressed in orange flocked to celebrations around the Netherlands Tuesday in honor of a once-in-a-generation milestone for the country's ruling House of Orange-Nassau: after a 33-year reign, Queen Beatrix abdicated in favor of her eldest son, Willem-Alexander.
An Army major and his wife are facing a 17-count indictment in New Jersey that charges they disciplined three foster children by withholding food and water and assaulting them severely enough to cause broken bones.
About 400 water customers around a small community in the north Georgia mountains have been told not to drink their tap water following a break-in at a treatment plant.
Rebels in eastern Congo said Tuesday they are getting ready to fight a new United Nations brigade that will be allowed for the first time to pursue armed groups.
Superstorm Sandy released 11 billion gallons of sewage from East Coast treatment plants into bodies of water from Washington, D.C., to Connecticut, according to a report released Tuesday by a science journalism group.
President Barack Obama said Tuesday that no stone will be left unturned in reviewing whether any sensitive intelligence was missed that could have stopped the deadly attacks on the Boston Marathon.
A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment.
These moms curse a lot, drink to excess, reveal scary truths and draw twisted little stick figures of their kids pooping and whining relentlessly. And this Mother's Day, they're bringing their derelict parenting to you.
A University of New Mexico official says former Lobos basketball coach Steve Alford is willing to pay a $200,000 buyout for leaving the Albuquerque school to take a job at UCLA but he won't pay the $1 million payment that New Mexico wants.
Jurors are deliberating the case of a Houston man accused of opening fire outside a Texas courthouse and killing a 79-year-old bystander.
A court in the Siberian city of Perm has convicted seven people in connection with a nightclub fire that killed 156, sentencing them to prison terms of four to nearly 10 years.
Legislation goes against majority opinion Senate Bill 5927 is a blatant attempt by Republicans to circumvent the will of a majority of Washington state voters and pander to their right-wing base in an attempt to garner more extremist voters for the upcoming midterm elections [“Awful bill re-le
A few links to pass along this morning. … — We’ll start with this Q-and-A with UW coach Steve Sarkisian from the ESPN.com blog. Sarkisian says his confidence level in Keith Price is high, that Bishop Sankey had a 3.8 GPA and that Cleveland Wallace is one to watch
U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating complaints that a rear suspension part can fail on the iconic Dodge Viper muscle car.
Israel's chief peace negotiator on Tuesday welcomed the Arab League's decision to sweeten a decade-old initiative offering comprehensive peace with Israel, hoping the gesture would help get peace talks back on track after years of standstill.
Pfizer Inc.'s first-quarter net income rose 53 percent as the world's second-largest drugmaker benefited from a gain related to a joint venture with China. But Pfizer's results fell short of Wall Street's expectations, and the company lowered its forecast for the year.
New CDs this week of Tuesday, April 30, include “Ready to Die,” by Iggy & The Stooges; “Life on a Rock,” by Kenny Chesney; Melvins’ “Everybody Loves Sausages”; and “Authentic,” by L L Cool J.