Merck & Co. Inc. has won federal approval for a new type of sleeping pill designed to help people with insomnia stay asleep.
Lauren Bacall, a Golden Age legend who was a movie star from almost her first moment on the silver screen, died Tuesday at the age of 89.
Sheriff’s officials say Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself at his San Francisco Bay Area home.
U.S. employers in June advertised the most monthly job openings in more than 13 years.
A look back at the life of celebrated comedian Robin Williams.
Robin Williams died Monday in an apparent suicide. He was 63.
A day of anger over a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in suburban St. Louis turned to mayhem as people looted businesses, vand…
Israel and the Hamas militant group accepted a cease-fire Sunday, clearing the way for the resumption of talks on a long-term truce.
Iraq’s embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused the country’s new president of violating the constitution.
While criminal charges haven’t been ruled out, investigators say they currently have no evidence of criminal intent in the death of NASCAR’s…
A southwestern Ohio amusement park says it has set another record in efforts to help in the fight against cancer.
The U.S. military says American jet fighters and drones have conducted four more airstrikes on Islamic militants in Iraq.
General Motors’ troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third …
The National Weather Service has downgraded Iselle to a tropical storm as it approaches Hawaii.
It’s usually someone jumping over the White House fence that causes Secret Service agents patrolling the grounds to scramble.
President Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, warning they would be launched if needed to defend Americans and besieged civilians.