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Arthur is expected to become a Category 1 hurricane by Thursday, according to The Weather Channel, and hit the coast the hardest late Thursday into Friday.
East Jerusalem resident Hussein Abu Khader criticized police for responding too slowly to his report that his son Mohammed had been kidnapped.
The National Transportation Safety Board turned down a request from a group that believes the jet was shot down by a missile
1,094 new citizens from 81 countries participated in a naturalization ceremony at Turner Field, home of the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.
The plane bound for Dallas made an unscheduled landing after the passenger caused a disturbance on board, officials said.
The federal government is trying to change the message that Central Americans are getting about what awaits them if they journey to the U.S. border.
The Outer Banks, which stretches from southeast Virginia Beach to North Carolina, is threatened to get hit by Tropical Storm Arthur.
Check out this video of a lightning bolt striking a building in New York City.
The city is poised for another showdown as more immigrants could arrive as soon as Friday, after a transfer was called off Tuesday amid protests.
Gov. Jay Nixon called the bill, which would have extended a wait period for abortions from 24 hours to 72 hours, "disrespectful" to rape victims.
The U.S. is rolling out "enhanced security measures" at airports overseas due terrorism concerns, officials said on Wednesday.
Two tour buses belonging to two classic rock bands — Styx and Foreigner — caught fire this afternoon.
A potential threat linked to extremists in Syria has prompted the U.S. to ramp up security at overseas airports with direct flights into the country.
A wildfire burning near the popular tourist area of Napa Valley, California, has devoured more than five square miles.
Correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin and his team were caught in the crossfire in Jerusalem when Israeli forces fired at Palestinian protesters.
Mauricio Estrella, an associate creative director in Shanghai, developed a unique way to create and remember passwords. He used a goal.
Some of the mothers who have crossed the border into the U.S. talk of why they made the dangerous and at times almost deadly crossing.
Genetic mutations from an extinct human lineage help Tibetans and Sherpas live at high altitudes, researchers say.
The first licensed legal marijuana business in Washington state is for sale to the highest bidder—and the bidding has begun.