Inspectors are looking into the cause of a coal slurry spill in West Virginia's eastern Kanawha County after it blackened six miles of a creek, officials with the state Department of Environmental Protection said Tuesday.
Canada is killing a decades-old investor program that had allowed scores of wealthy Chinese to move to the country over the years.
More than $50 billion has been spent in reshaping Sochi for the Winter Olympics, in the process bringing traffic gridlock, a decline in tourism and environmental destruction.
Air New Zealand's latest in-flight safety video, released Tuesday, is already another viral hit but is some turbulence over its use of several bikini-clad Sports Illustrated models. View the video here
The European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) takes very seriously its duty of protecting endangered and vulnerable species from extinction.
Like millions of Americans, I was glued to the Olympic Games over the weekend. I loved, simply loved, Ashley Wagner's strong, athletic performance on ice to one of my favorite songs from Pink Floyd.
The 2014 midterm elections are quickly shaping up to be the most obscenely expensive ever. As more and more outside groups shell out an unlimited amount of campaign cash -- while accepting bottomless contributions from big business and anonymous wealthy donors -- stockpiling huge amounts of campaign cash has become a political arms race.
Lower your expectations enough and any roadside attraction is a good excuse to stretch your legs, lose a couple bucks, and see a genuine slice of Americana you'll likely never visit again.
Samantha Sleeper, a fashion designer and co-founder of a tech company, didn't set out to be the primary breadwinner for her family.
Authorities rule out accidental causes of a deadly house explosion in Tennessee. WTVF's Adam Ghassemi reports.
Michael Dunn concedes it doesn't make sense he never called police after fatally shooting a teenager at a Jacksonville, Florida, gas station, but said Tuesday he wasn't in a rational state of mind -- not immediately after the killing, not hours later, not the next day when police questioned him.
Australian scientists have dated a star thought to be the oldest yet discovered, and it's right in our neighborhood -- astronomically speaking.
At least six people have been killed in avalanches recently in the West, as the risk of snow slides remains high.
Days before the instructions by Vice Adm. William McRaven, the conservative activist group Judicial Watch had filed a FOIA request for the photos, according to the group's president.
With yet another viral video promotion meant to scare New York's pedestrians, Anderson Cooper asks, "Why not Cleveland?"
The state dinner is Washington's top fete. And over the years, the Obama administration has weathered the party crashing Salahis — an incident which launched congressional scrutiny of White House security -- and a dinner-canceling snub from the Brazilian President last year after learning the United States was spying on her government.
In August 1974, editors of the Journal of the American Medical Association contacted the doctor who had developed a new method to save someone from choking -- then a major cause of death in the United States.
Samuel L. Jackson took a Los Angeles entertainment reporter to task Monday after the reporter appeared to confuse the actor for Laurence Fishburne.