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Each attacker may be driven by his own circumstances, personal frustrations or mental instability, but the results are often tragically the same.
People who own all-electric cars in places where coal generates the power are actually making the air dirtier, according to a new study.
Camille Cosby, the wife of comedian Bill Cosby, on Monday defended her husband from accusations brought by more than a dozen women.
Landslides are one on nature's deadliest and most catastrophic events.
A mom of three children and a barrister in New South Wales died in the cafe siege in Sydney, the state bar association said.
A new test makes it easier for doctors to measure a fairly new indicator of heart disease risk - one especially helpful for African-American women.
The Senate on Monday narrowly confirmed President Barack Obama's pick for surgeon general after fierce opposition from the National Rifle Association and gun-rights advocates in Congress.
The Ferguson Public Library stayed open during the chaos following the grand jury decision in the death of Michael Brown.
As hackers threaten to release more data, award-winning writer Aaron Sorkin is slamming news outlets for "helping" disseminate stolen information.
What do you buy the person who has everything? How about getting a new species of sea lily named after that person? There's an auction for that.
Slava Voynov's wife said the Los Angeles defenseman struck her, pushed her to the ground and kicked her, police said at a court hearing.
What's cooler than pictures of the northern lights, or pictures of the Geminid meteor shower? How about getting both in one picture?
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, son of President George H.W. Bush, told college graduates on Monday not to choose their careers based on what their parents did for a living.
Indoor tanning beds and sunlamps may eventually cause skin cancer and wrinkles, but they can also cause burns bad enough to send people to emergency rooms, researchers reported Monday.
Gunfire erupted as police stormed a chocolate shop where a self-professed sheik was holding hostages in Sydney on Monday.
About 250 protesters surrounded Oakland police headquarters on Monday morning, scaling poles and blocking the entrance.
The gunman thought to be behind a 16-hour hostage standoff in Sydney has been on authorities' radar for some time.
Tired of hearing your kids sing all those "Frozen" tunes? The director knows. And she's really sorry.
Existing computer models may be severely underestimating the risk to Greenland's ice sheet from warming temperatures, according to two new studies.