Charles Manson, Notorious Leader of Murderous Cult, Dies at 83
Charles Manson, one of the most infamous killers in American history, has died at age 81.
Roy Halladay Dies in Plane Crash
The two-time Cy Young Award winner was 40 years old.
Truck Driver Plows Into Bikers in Manhattan, Kills 8 in Possible Terror Attack
An unidentified man drove a pickup truck onto a popular bike path in lower Manhattan, leaving eight people dead and injuring many more.
Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort & Aide Indicted, Plead Not Guilty [UPDATED]
The former chairman of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Paul Manafort, has been indicted on numerous charges, including conspiracy against the United States, money laundering, tax fraud and making false statements to federal authorities.
Cub Scout Den Kicks Out 11-Year-Old Who Asked Senator About Guns, Race
Ames Mayfield, a Cub Scout in Colorado, has been dismissed from his den after asking a state lawmaker some tough questions about gun control and racial stereotypes.
Boy Scouts to Begin Admitting Girls, From Cub Scout Up to Eagle Scout
The Boy Scouts of America will soon open up its programs, allowing girls to join Cub Scout units and also to become Eagle Scouts, the organization's highest rank.
Shooting at Spokane-Area High School Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Wounded
A gunman shot and killed one student and injured three others at Freeman High School in Rockford, Washington, Wednesday morning (Sept. 13). The suspected shooter, identified as Caleb Sharpe, was detained by police.
Hurricane Irma Rips Through Florida Keys, Heads Up Southwest Coast Toward Tampa
Hurricane Irma finally made landfall on the continental U.S. Sunday morning, battering the Florida Keys first and then proceeding north to the southwestern coast of the Sunshine State.
Hurricane Irma Tears Through Caribbean With Record Strength, Heading for Florida
Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane ever measured, has made landfall on the Caribbean islands of Barbuda and Antigua, and passing by just north of Puerto Rico. Following that, if the gargantuan storm continues on its current path, its core would hit the Florida coast by Sunday morning.
Monday’s Solar Eclipse: 3 Things You Should Know
The total solar eclipse set to take place this Monday, August 21, is a rare, almost magical treat for anyone interested by what's up there in the sky and how it works. NASA has been preparing for the celestial event, and we wanted to share a few key pieces to help you better enjoy and understand what's about to happen.