Burger King confirmed Tuesday that it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion.
"Modern Family" won a record-tying fifth best comedy series Emmy Award and a dominant "Breaking Bad" captured the top drama award.
Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.
Thousands of mourners filled the massive Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis for the funeral on August 25, 2014.
The mourners filled an enormous church Monday to remember Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.
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.