The State Department condemns the mortar shelling that hit the Russian Embassy in Damascus.
While millions of Americans were at home celebrating Thanksgiving Day, Lindsey Vonn was out on the slopes early doing what she loves most as she seeks to get over her latest injury setback.
The league defends a rule linked to ticket sales that has been in play for decades.
Authorities in northwest Georgia say a man shot and killed a 72-year-old who he thought might be an intruder but turned out to be a wandering Alzheimer's patient.
A Las Vegas man accused in a 2011 crime spree was granted a new trial this week, after the Nevada Supreme Court ruled the jury might have been tainted by a PowerPoint slide featuring his battered face superimposed with the word "GUILTY." The high court's ruling Wednesday reverses Frankie Alan Watters' convictions on charges of possessing a stolen car, grand larceny auto and failing to stop for an officer.
Scientists and conservation groups are worried the crash in West Coast sardines that has triggered deep cutbacks in commercial fishing is also starving brown pelicans that feed off California, Oregon and Washington.
Members of an Ocean City, Maryland, church are mourning this week after a bizarre fire left two people dead, including the church's longtime pastor, and a woman critically injured.
New York police Thursday were investigating a sucker-punch assault on a 23-year-old man for a possible connection to a series of attacks known as the "knockout game."
He suggests "closing" the U.S. Embassy in the Vatican is an attack against Catholics.
The estimate of prevented diseases, published in an article in The New England Journal of Medicine, is an analysis of some of the data in a broad project to digitize disease report records going back to 1888.
Smartphone apps are one way malls and shopping districts are trying to make parking easier to lure customers away from their computers and back into the realm of brick-and-mortar stores.
The Pentagon is losing its de facto chief operating officer, and that could be a very big development for investors.
The Energy Department began cleaning up the Savannah River nuclear weapons plant in 1996, and now says the work may not be finished until the 2040s.
Ricardo Baca will helm the paper's marijuana coverage as Colorado's new law goes into effect.
Under the new health care law, a wave of additional Americans will soon be covered by Medicaid, a program that has struggled with a shortage of doctors willing to accept its low reimbursement rates and red tape.