Leaders on Capitol Hill are at odds regarding a report on CIA methods — including torture — used to extract information in the so-called "war on terror."
The search for the massive star explosions called supernovae is about to get a big boost. Astronomers at Caltech in Pasadena are building a new camera that will let them survey the entire night sky in three nights.
This year is on track to become the warmest on record, with average global temperatures 1.03 degrees Fahrenheit above the 1961-1990 average.
NASA has successfully launched its Orion spacecraft, which could one day take astronauts to Mars.
Garner spoke at a news conference hours after a grand jury declined to issue charges in the death of Eric Garner, a Staten Island man who died while being taken into police custody.
On Sunday, players from the St. Louis Rams ran onto the field with their arms raised in the "hands up, don't shoot" pose that's been used in protests of the shooting death of Michael Brown.
President Obama has been meeting with civil rights leaders and other officials to discuss mistrust of police in communities of color. Obama is announcing a task force on "21st century policing."
More shopping on Thanksgiving Day diluted the Black Friday numbers somewhat, according to a ShopperTrak survey. A separate survey by IBM showed a nearly 10 percent increase in online sales.
Dogs pay close attention to the emotion in our voices, but what about the meaning of words? A clever experiment with 250 canines shows that dogs understand more of our speech than previously thought.
Black Friday and the whole holiday season are designed to tap into a very ancient part of our brains. What happens to our brain when we shop during the holidays?