Two Americans and a German will share the Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing a new type of microscopy that allows researchers, for the first time, to see individual molecules inside living cells.
A Pentagon plan to cut tens of thousands of soldiers from the U.S. Army’s ranks in coming years goes too far given the growing global threats, including Russian aggression in Ukraine and unrest in Syria and Iraq, a bipartisan review panel says.
The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season is now officially upon us. And it comes in the midst of a historic lull.
A species of snake that was thought to have gone missing for nearly 80 years — or never to have existed in the first place — has been found.
The search continues in Oso, Wash., for victims of the massive mudslide that swept through about 50 homes and properties on March 22.
With Russian forces now effectively in control on the Crimean peninsula, there’s an ominous question on the minds of people around the world: Will President Vladimir Putin go further — sending his troops into other parts of Ukraine?
Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., has released his annual Wastebook.
As authorities try to piece together what happened inside the home of a prominent Virginia lawmaker Tuesday, there’s word that a lack of space in psychiatric facilities may have played a role in the tragedy.
Saying “America is grateful for you,” President Obama awarded the nation’s highest military honor on Tuesday to former Army Capt. William Swenson.
Our coverage continues of Monday’s shootings at the Washington Navy Yard. Twelve victims and the man who authorities say gunned them down are dead.