In one neighborhood, 54 were people rescued. They described a water level that "swallowed up trucks and was chin-high."
On a cold and rainy day in Boston thousands gathered to finish what two bombs stole from them. A one-mile run traced the home-stretch of the Boston Marathon, giving spectators, runners and victims a chance at closure.
As the nation prepares to mark Memorial Day, outrage has been building on Capitol Hill and beyond over the military's failure to repair a system that has placed service members in more danger of sexual assault than of battlefield injury.
The presidential salute actually breaks with military decorum and was started by Ronald Reagan in 1981.
London duo Sam Bompas and Harry Parr have made names for themselves with their wild, experimental food installations. From pineapple islands and banana vapors to re-creations of famous architectural monuments, their work playfully pushes the boundary of how we experience food.
Authorities said a Union Pacific train t-boned a Burlington Northern train. After a diesel fuel leak, one of the engines caught fire but firefighters were able to extinguish it.
The Tigers' Sanchez has been here before. This is the fourth one-hitter of his career. It was also the third time the Twins' Joe Mauer broke a no-hitter in the 9th inning.
The calls are harrowing and they offer a glimmer of the chaos and emotion that followed the storm.
The complex identities navigated by black Puerto Ricans play out in the music of hip-hop artist Tego Calderón and one of his inspirations, Ismael Rivera.
The bus caught fire when the driver tried to switch from using gasoline to natural gas. The driver fled the scene.
The grill "is the one and only male-dominated appliance in America," says a researcher who recently crunched the numbers. He found that men are more than twice as likely as women to be the primary grillers at home. One reason? Grilling can feel like a form of recreation.
The French Parliament is at odds over a measure that allows French universities to teach in English. Those in favor say it will help attract more international students, while opponents fear it will marginalize the French language.
As residents of Moore work toward recovery after Monday's deadly tornado, supplies are pouring in from across the country. Volunteers and relief organizations are sifting through everything from diapers to food and teddy bears. But the groups say what's really needed is the flexibility of money.
The contentious little creatures were allowed in the Chelsea Flower Show for the first time in its 100-year history. Their presence has been hotly debated, but celebrity-decorated gnomes will be sold for a cause.
President Obama banned enhanced interrogation techniques, but he's largely avoided discussing whether the tactic ever produced valuable information. He might not be able to avoid it forever: The CIA is preparing an official response to a report that concluded the techniques were worthless.
With rising economic power, a new generation of Indian women is giving matchmaking a modern twist. While most Indian marriages are still arranged, single women are increasingly making their own choices, meeting potential mates via marriage-focused websites and companies that organize group outings.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's department violated the rights of Latinos in its crackdown on illegal immigration, a federal judge says, issuing an injunction against the practice.
Rob Ford responded to a video that surfaced last week that The Toronto Star says appears to show him smoking the drug.
If President Obama's newly recalibrated counterterrorism strategy demonstrates anything, it is his penchant for nuance.
In the aftermath of the destruction in Moore, Okla., residents throughout Tornado Alley want storm shelters installed in schools. Some schools in the region already have them, but funding to build new ones is hard to come by.