An amendment that would have limited a phone records collection program run by the National Security Agency failed in the House of Representatives, this afternoon.
President Obama on Wednesday launched another effort to lay out his vision for with a midday speech at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., in which he hit themes familiar to those who followed his 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns.
A bicyclist who struck and killed a pedestrian in San Francisco last year has pleaded guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
A natural gas well off the coast of Louisiana was on fire Wednesday, one day after a blowout forced 44 workers to evacuate.
Over the past weeks, we have learned the National Security Agency has the capability to collect and sift through massive amounts of electronic data produced throughout the world.
Chuck Palahniuk says he is working on a sequel to Fight Club, his 1996 cult novel about underground fighting matches. The sequel, which will be a “dark and messy” graphic novel series, doesn’t yet have a publisher.
On the heels of another deadly day in Syria — where about 100,000 people have died in the past two years and several million more have been displaced by battles between government forces and those trying to topple President Bashar Assad’s regime — we’re getting a look at what the USA’s top general thinks about the options available to the U.S. for intervening militarily.
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 made a dramatic landing at New York’s La Guardia Airport this afternoon.
Cassini — the NASA spacecraft orbiting Saturn — has beamed back a picture of what Earth looks like from its perspective.
The Duchess of Cambridge, better known to most of the world as the former Kate Middleton, has given birth to a baby boy, the crown announced in a press release.