The Portland Press Herald reports that "Captain Eli," a rare orange lobster, will be kept at the Fisherman's Catch Café in Raymond, Maine, before Coppersmith releases it back into the ocean.
Members of Congress have written to the Secretary of Defense asking him to tell black, Puerto Rican and Japanese American soldiers that they were unjustly chosen to be poisoned in experiments in WWII.
NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reports that the samples of anthrax the Pentagon thought were dead, were still alive. The Pentagon says the public was never at risk.
A solid majority in the House of Representatives has voted to block efforts in some states to require labeling of GMOs.
Michael Horowitz protests the Justice Department legal opinion that says DOJ officials decide what material he should get, and when.
The prosecutors' presentation Thursday included several color photographs of Bland's body – including her neck, which had a thick dark line curving across it.
Ankara has given the green light for the U.S. and its allies to begin using the air base at Incirlik to fly sorties against the self-declared Islamic State in neighboring Syria.
Vigilante guards — some associated with militia groups — have begun appeared outside recruiting stations around the country, ostensibly to protect them in the wake of the Chattanooga shootings.
In 1950, a teenage girl in Nigeria put on her mother's fancy clothes and posed for a photo. In 2015, she had her first encounter with the original, hand-colored portrait.
Each year, 300 to 400 people are killed in high-speed police pursuits in the U.S. Some solutions to create safer chases have emerged — such a Batman-like dart that tracks fleeing cars.
Are solar panels the best way to connect millions of Africans to electricity? That's the plan President Obama will tout on his visit to Kenya. Critics ask: What about tapping into power lines?
A daily habit of sugary-sweetened drinks can boost your risk of developing the disease — even if you're not overweight. And diet soda might not be doing you any favors, either.
President Obama is heading to Kenya, where his father was born. He'll meet with relatives, but the trip is not strictly personal. There's plenty of official business on the agenda.
Disabled Americans are twice as likely to be poor as those without disabilities. They continue to face many financial and physical barriers, despite the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
A jury still needs to determine how to punish James Holmes. Convicted of first-degree murder, he faces either a lifetime prison sentence or execution.
As health insurers propose their rates for 2016, state agencies are So far only a handful of states have finalized rates for 2016.
Detroit is not exactly known as a haven of conservatism, especially in the black community, but a look at where Carson grew up reveals a young man determined to carve his own path.
A common talking point in the Highway Trust Fund fight is that roads are crumbling. So it may surprise you to know that the country's roads and bridges actually have been looking better lately.
The man is seen on a video peeling the metro doors open and then, along with his child, running. His actions contributed to a hellish commute for Washington, D.C., riders.
The spacecraft has detected the nearest thing to Earth yet discovered — a planet that's a bit bigger and squarely inside the "habitable zone" for life.