The British government has summoned Russia's ambassador to the United Kingdom, asking him to explain why a pair of nuclear-capable Russian long-range "Bear" bombers had flown alarmingly close to U.K. airspace.
The Senate in a bipartisan 62-to-36 vote approved Thursday the Keystone XL pipeline project, setting up a faceoff with the White House, which has threatened a presidential veto.
A study released this week supports previous reporting that income growth in America has been lopsided ever since the economy began to bounce back from the recent recession.
A new report on the growth of court fines and fees that are charged to often-impoverished offenders is focusing on another group that pays: their families.
A record nine car models recorded driver death rates of zero, in a periodic study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
The case raises the question: How can you be arrested for resisting arrest? Isn't that like being fired for refusing to be fired?
U.S. adults see various science-related topics much differently than do America's top scientists, with the two groups expressing widely divergent views on the safety of genetically modified foods, climate change, human evolution, the use of animals in research and vaccines, according to a new report published by Pew Research Center.
The government of Malaysia has now officially declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH-370 an accident.
It's been nearly 100 years since a sighting of a Sierra Nevada red fox was documented in Yosemite National Park, according to park staff.
When President Obama meets with House Democrats tonight during their retreat in Philadelphia, officials say he'll lay out the details of his budget proposal, which will include reversal of large cuts to federal spending instituted in 2013.