There were no fire alarms at first, no knocks on the door from the crew, just thick, acrid smoke filling cabins and waking passengers on the overnight ferry from Greece to Italy.
Bloated bodies and debris seen floating in Indonesian waters today painfully ended the mystery of AirAsia Flight 8501.
The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies.
Televised images of New York City's glittery ball drop have become inextricably linked with New Year's Eve.
Farmers already scrambling to find workers in California fear an even greater labor shortage under President Barack Obama's executive action to block some 5 million people from deportation.
A day after the funeral of one of two police officers gunned down in their patrol car, the city's police commissioner called Sunday for a "lot less rhetoric and a lot more dialogue" to defuse the tension between police officers and the population they protect.
North Korea blamed its recent Internet outage on the United States on Saturday and hurled racially charged insults at President Barack Obama over the hacking row involving the movie "The Interview."
Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets Saturday to honor Officer Rafael Ramos.
It was supposed to be a joke. "Are you still president?" comedian Stephen Colbert asked Barack Obama earlier this month.
If I were a cartoonist, a phrase cartoonists are loath to hear, I'd sketch a chubby imp dressed in a diaper, sporting a chia Mohawk and munching the last Big Mac on Earth while straddling a nuclear-armed missile that bears a striking resemblance to Dennis Rodman.
The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group in Syria pleaded for his son's release on Thursday.
At a time when many in the nation's police community feel embattled, Americans in cities and towns across the country are making an effort to express support and gratitude.
Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece.
Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a "permanent governing majority" for the GOP.
After Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot his ex-girlfriend and posted an online death threat against police, investigators in Maryland used modern cellphone tracking technology to follow his journey to New York City in real time.
A suburban St. Louis police officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him at a gas station late Tuesday, police said.
The Food and Drug Administration is building a legal case against companies that sell pure powdered caffeine, which can be fatal even in small doses.
It's Christmas season and the little town of Bethlehem is jammed with a big-city problem: Traffic.
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