Famous for his ever-present white towel and what seemed to be a perpetually worried expression, former college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has died.
Following the shooting at Chapel Hill that left three young Muslims dead, a donation fund created by one of the victims is receiving a flood of contributions.
"Systemic exertion intolerance disorder" might not fall trippingly off the tongue, but an Institute of Medicine panel says it better matches the symptoms. The disease, they say, is real.
In the Hubble image of a galaxy cluster, two bright galaxies resemble eyes, NASA says, "and the misleading smile lines are actually arcs caused by an effect known as strong gravitational lensing."
Humanitarian groups say the world's more dangerous than 15 years ago. How can they keep their staff safe in places of turmoil?
The refugees and migrants had tried to cross the frigid Mediterranean in open vessels without food and water. The estimate comes from the U.N. refugee agency, which spoke to survivors.
Little League International said the team violated residency rules. The U.S. championship has been awarded to Mountain Ridge Little League from Las Vegas.
Police in Chapel Hill, N.C., have arrested a suspect and charged him with first-degree murder in the shooting of three young Muslims. There's no word on a possible motive.
Though insurance agents say they initially felt sidelined by the Affordable Care Act, many are working hard this round to help uninsured Texans find a good plan through the federal website.
The new Authorization for the Use of Military Force, or AUMF as it's known, would replace the 2001 authorization that was provided to President Bush in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Taping last night's show before the news of his departure became public, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart faced an awkward task: telling a studio audience that he's leaving the show.
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At the peak of the Ebola outbreak, the U.S. sent 2,800 Department of Defense personnel. Most who are still there will be back home by April 30.
The report by the Equal Justice Initiative says that the number of victims in the American South was more than 20 percent higher than was thought, and that the phenomenon was a form of terrorism.
The evening news anchor had stepped down voluntarily after he said on air that a helicopter he was on had been hit by fire over Iraq. He later admitted he had "misremembered" the episode.
Stewart let the news slip during a taping of his show today. Comedy Central said Stewart will remain at the helm of the influential satire show until "later this year."
Education officials would identify the children and parents would have six months to get them to lose weight. If they don't, after another six-month period, parents could face a hefty fine.
The former Army intelligence analyst, who was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking classified information, will write for the newspaper's U.S. website. She won't be paid.
Gay rights advocates have asked a federal court to order probate judges in Alabama to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.