After 150 years at the bottom of the Savannah River, the armored skeleton of the Confederate warship CSS Georgia is being raised to the surface one 5-ton chunk at a time.
Traffic deaths were up 14 percent nationally in the first six months of this year and injuries were up by a third, according to data gathered by the National Safety Council.
As more farms open themselves up to visitors for apple picking, hay rides and some extra income, experts are advising owners to take steps to prevent accidents -- be they small or fatal.
Through the tough struggles of the civil rights movement, Julian Bond always kept his sense of humor, and it was his steady demeanor that helped him persist despite the inevitable difficulties involved, his wife recalled.
The heavily funded super PAC backing Republican Jeb Bush will spend at least $10 million on television time in the earliest voting presidential primary states.
The September vote on the Iran nuclear deal is billed as a titanic standoff between President Barack Obama and Congress. Yet even if lawmakers reject the agreement, it's not game-over for the White House.
Even at his own rallies, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich is a stranger to some New Hampshire voters.
Hillary Rodham Clinton offered a fierce defense of her handling of the 2012 Benghazi attacks and her use of a private email server as President Barack Obama's secretary of state, dismissing the controversies as "partisan games" in a speech before influential Iowa Democrats on Friday.
In a speech light on policy details but heavy on flair, Donald Trump told a raucous New Hampshire crowd Friday that he'd make a smarter president than any of his competitors when it comes to the economy, the military and everything else.
Payroll records suggest the hunt for two escaped killers in northern New York cost more than $1 million a day, with overtime alone for state troopers and corrections officers $22 million higher than last year.
The U.S. military said Thursday that it is committed to "a fair and equitable process" in the case of national security leaker Chelsea Manning and other prisoners accused of breaking rules at the military prison at Fort Leavenworth.
U.S. and Japanese cities linked by World War II marked the 70th anniversary of the conflict's end by vowing to remember the past and promote peace.
Social Security turns 80 today, and the massive retirement and disability program is showing its age.
TLC network has set an airdate for its new documentary to raise awareness about child sexual abuse.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe acknowledged Friday that Japan had inflicted "immeasurable damage and suffering" on innocent people in World War II, but stopped short of apologizing in a statement marking the 70th anniversary of the country's surrender.
Pilot reports of drone sightings so far this year are more than double last year, government regulators say, raising concern about the potential for a deadly collision.
Rep. Peter Welch's sister, Maureen, had better intelligence than the five-term Vermont congressman about Pope Francis' upcoming trip to the United States and his historic address to Congress.
It was supposed to be a long and uncomfortable August for Democrats undecided about President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran, but so far the political heat brought on by opponents of the much-contested accord is more of a simmer than a rolling boil.
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is slamming President Barak Obama's outreach to Iran and Cuba, calling his diplomacy with the two nations evidence of "every flawed strategic, moral and economic notion" that has driven his foreign policy.
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