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The U.S. State Department extended late Friday the deportation deadline for a comatose exchange student, granting the Pakistani man an extra month in America, a lawyer handling the student's immigration status confirmed to NBC News.But from his bedside at a Duluth, Minn.
A federal judge has ordered the Army to track down soldiers who were subjected to secret medical experiments during the Cold War and warn them of any newly discovered health hazards they could face.In a ruling (PDF) entered Thursday in U.S. District Court in Oakland, Calif.
One crew member from a Gregg Allman biopic was killed and seven others were injured when a train barreled down tracks where the production had set up, authorities said.The circumstances of the Thursday afternoon accident in Savannah, Ga.
After a pipe collapsed under a coal ash pond, the EPA is urging residents along the Dan River to avoid direct contact with the water.
A surgical procedure that helped an Olympic athlete regain his 20/20 vision has also been a success for wrestler Brett Gray.
Garrick Utley, a veteran correspondent and anchor, has died at the age of 74 after a long battle with cancer.
An Arizona pizzeria that threatened to ban lawmakers who passed a bill allowing shopkeepers to refuse service to gays on religious grounds says customer approval has been "overwhelming.
A Connecticut schools administrator says a video showing two kindergartners being dragged should have led to the principal's firing.
A life-or-death drama that played out on the side of a Miami highway — where an anguished aunt resuscitated her 5-month-old nephew — was preceded by a silent warning.Like many infants, little Sebastian de la Cruz hates being stuck in traffic and howls when the car isn't moving.
UPDATE: It's a sad day for Team USA. The Canadian men's ice hockey team has defeated the United States 1-0 in the semifinals. Looks like the U.S. lost the 'bet.
A former tribal chairwoman was held on suspicion of murder and attempted murder after she opened fire at the tribe's northern California headquarters, killing four people and critically wounding two others, authorities said Friday.
Paleontologists have a bone to pick with fossil aficionados who are fueling an international black market for the prehistoric specimens.The latest heist involves missing 190-million-year-old dinosaur footprints that vanished from a trail in eastern Utah this week.
Three white male students refused to be questioned by University of Mississippi officials about racist vandalism on a statue of James Meredith, the first African-American student to attend the school, university police said Friday.
Authorities said they found child pornography at the Missouri home of a middle-school football coach accused of abducting and murdering a 10-year-old girl.
The road back for Detroit seems to be getting longer.More than three months after its historic bankruptcy filing, city officials Friday offered up their proposed plan to pay bondholders, pensioners and other creditors holding its $18 billion debt substantially less then they're owed.
LOS ANGELES -- A high-profile California state legislator was charged Friday with two dozen federal corruption counts for allegedly supporting legislation in exchange for tens of thousands of dollars in bribes paid to members of his family and corporate entities they controlled.