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A university biologist will study the remains of a mysterious and serpent-like creature that washed up on a Southern California island.
Cinder, a bear cub found badly burned last summer in the largest wildfire in Washington state history, has endured a long recovery but is now back in the wild.
The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office has said a grand jury will decide whether the cop who killed the 12-year-old should be charged.
Why are cancer drugs so expensive? With more new treatments costing as much as $10,000 a month, calls are increasing to tie price to performance.
Despair turned to anger Wednesday as hopes faded for more than 400 people trapped in the capsized Eastern Star ship on the Yangtze River.
Kits containing live anthrax were sent to 51 labs in 17 states, Washington, D.C., and three foreign countries.
The deadly chain of events began Tuesday morning, when five officers and federal agents encountered Rahim at the parking lot of a CVS in Boston.
The FIFA bribery and corruption scandal involved FIFA's decisions on who should host at least two World Cups, according to federal court documents.
Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced he is running for president on Wednesday, becoming the third Democrat to challenge Hillary Clinton.
Madison, Wisconsin Police Officer Matthew Kenny didn't violate departmental policies when he killed 19-year-old Tony Robinson, an internal probe said.
Timelapse video shows a French archaeological team working on the fully preserved corpse of a 17th century noblewoman, Louise de Quengo, Lady of Brefeillac. She was found buried in a lead-lined coffin at a Jacobin convent, still wearing her bonnet and cape.
A flight attendant involved in a kerfuffle over a can of Diet Coke will no longer serve customers, United Airlines said in an apology.
The same inclement weather that forced Solar Impulse down in Japan also caused wing damage that will keep the plane down for about a week.
A U.S. diplomat's assertion that airstrikes had killed 10,000 ISIS fighters has raised questions about how the government compiled the estimate.
The family of an American tourist who was attacked and killed by a lion in South Africa has posted a moving tribute to her online.
In the ghost town of Bridal Veil, Oregon, stands a small post office with a highly sought after postmark.
After a flurry of criticism over alleged "whitewashing" of roles in his recent film, "Aloha," director Cameron Crowe issued an apology on Tuesday.
A new GAO analysis finds that among households with members aged 55 or older, nearly 29 percent have neither retirement savings nor a pension plan.