Illinois became the first state in the union to ban microbeads, the tiny bits of plastic found in consumer products like skin exfoliants and soap.
The L.A. Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Sunday, advancing to the Stanley Cup Final in a dramatic Game 7 overtime win.
In the first ruling of its kind, District Judge Gladys Kessler has halted the force-feeding of a Syrian man being detained at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus appears to have jumped from one human to another for the first time in United States.
Time flies, you say to yourself all the time. Well, here's a little perspective: In a gassy planet about 65 light years away from Earth a day only lasts eight hours.
Unbridled industrialization with almost no environmental regulation has resulted in the toxic contamination of one-fifth of China's farmland, the Communist Party has acknowledged for the first time.
It's looking like clouds will obscure Monday night's lunar eclipse for nearly all of the U.S. East Coast, but much of the West and Midwest should be able to see it.
It's a classic example of supply and demand: How much would you pay for a bottle of fresh air in one of the world's most polluted cities?
The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., whose tiny Westboro Baptist Church has protested outside the funerals of fallen soldiers and celebrities to spread its views about homosexuality and abortion, has died, according to news reports. He was 84.
The Federal Reserve continues to see "progress in the labor market," so it will continue to wind down its economic stimulus program.