A train carrying a flammable, toxic compound that poses respiratory risks derailed in Tennessee and caught fire, prompting an evacuation of 5,000 residents from a nearby town.
One of two convicts who escaped from a maximum-security New York prison was shot dead by police Friday after three weeks on the run, according to media reports.
American Pharoah ended US racing's 37-year Triple Crown drought, romping to victory in the Belmont Stakes.
US Congress curbs NSA surveillance, sends bill to Obama
George Pataki, the former governor who led New York during the September 11, 2001 attacks, on Thursday threw his hat into the crowded ring of Republicans running for the White House.
After following a DNA lead gleaned from pizza crust, authorities have arrested a suspect in the grisly murder of three members of a wealthy Washington family and their maid.
Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Daron Dylon Wint in connection with the four murders, one of the most notorious crimes in recent memory in the US capital city.
Angela Merkel insists that Germany needs to continue to work with the NSA and perpetuate the spy network between the two nations.
The Tesla Powerwall can store power from solar panels, from the electricity grid at night when it is typically cheaper, and provide a secure backup in the case of a power outage.
The proposal would cut funding to NASA's Earth Sciences division, which researches the planet's natural systems and processes -- including climate change, severe weather, and glaciers.