Six years ago, there was a massive spill of coal ash sludge in Tennessee. Three years later, tons of coal ash swept into Lake Michigan. Last February, there was another spill and gray sludge spewed into the Dan River in North Carolina.
A U.S. drone fired two missiles at militant hideout in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least five Taliban fighters, two security officials said.
President Barack Obama declared that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government.
The Army has finished its investigation into how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared from his base in Afghanistan and senior Pentagon leaders have been briefed, including Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, officials said Friday.
The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the U.S. in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing American travelers to return with a few of the once-forbidden items in their suitcases. But the cigars won't roll into stores just yet, and owners say they aren't worried about any dip in business.
Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro.
Oil and gas companies led the stock market up Friday, helping the Standard & Poor's 500 index notch its second-best week this year.
Just before midnight, the police navigated down the narrow alleys of an old downtown Cairo district and descended on a rundown bathhouse. They dragged out dozens of nearly naked men, who covered their faces as they struggled to hold up towels, and loaded them into police trucks.
Health officials say the flu is now hitting hard in parts of the country, especially the South and Midwest.
Wind farm operator PacifiCorp Energy will pay $2.5 million in fines after pleading guilty Friday to charges related to the deaths of protected birds in Wyoming.
Decatur leads at the Hammerhead Wrestling Invitational in the boys division after the first day of action with Olympic close behind. Finals take place Saturday in Bremerton starting at 6:30 p.m.
Tahoma is sitting pretty in fourth place at the Tri-State Wrestling Tournament, a premier high school invitational that features wrestlers from Washington, Idaho and Montana. The event started Friday and continues Saturday with semifinals in the championship bracket and matches in the cons
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is one of the most polished, tireless politicians in Minnesota and among the top hobnobbers in Democratic politics nationally. She is already experienced at working with Republicans, who take over Senate leadership in January.
A roundup of notable obituaries from the week ending Dec. 20.
A video released Friday shows Ray Rice's then-fiancee crying and kissing him while they are both handcuffed and being taken to jail by police officers after Rice punched her in a casino elevator.
A look at prep wrestling, with information provided by coaches. Are we missing your team? E-mail us your info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kaelin Williams-Kennedy scores 20 points in first half to get Vikings rolling
Jaylen Nowell has 34 points, seven steals for Garfield.