A soldier has died after barricading herself in an office and shooting herself inside a major command's headquarters in Virginia.
The citrus industry is facing a big threat from a mottled brown bug, putting at risk Florida's economy.
A freelance reporter who had been held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria has been released.
A large 7-magnitude earthquake has struck a sparsely populated area of central Peru, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday.
Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career spanned 60 years, has died. He was 90.
The largest quake to hit the San Franciso area since 1989 hit Aug. 24, 2014.
The San Francisco Bay Area's strongest earthquake in 25 years struck early Sunday, sending more than 120 people to hospitals.
The National Zoo in Washington threw a party Saturday in honor of the first birthday of panda cub Bao Bao.
New measures have been announced to allow religious nonprofits to opt out of paying for birth control while still ensuring those employees h…
A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters.
Two big automakers are recalling thousands of vehicles for safety issues and needed improvements.
A California food producer is recalling more than 92,000 pounds of chicken Caesar salad kits due to listeria concerns.
Police Thursday released video of a person of interest in the fatal assault of a former West Michigan resident in San Francisco.
Airstrikes have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain their footing, but Islamic State militants can be expected to stage a new offensive.
Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson.
Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican, has died at age 86.