Forest Service Chief Thomas Tidwell says his agency will hire 500 fewer firefighters than last year, because of automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.
Several countries monitoring Iran’s nuclear program have picked up information that the country’s only power-producing nuclear reactor was damaged by one or more of several recent earthquakes,
The federal government will auction leases for wind farms off the coast of Rhode Island and Massachusetts on July 31
A serious chaser since 2009, Killoren says getting as close as possible means better video
Torture victim Abukar Hassan Ahmed was living in London when he decided several years ago to search again for the man he says crippled him during interrogations in Somalia in the 1980s.
The federal government has ordered a company that operated a party bus to stop operating after a Kansas woman died when she fell out of the modified vehicle.
HSBC Bank USA and HSBC Mortgage Corp. failed to set timely foreclosure settlement conferences required by New York law, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday by the state attorney general.
With no signs of progress in U.S attempts to restart peace talks with Israel
Ecuador’s state oil company says it has resumed pumping through the country’s main pipeline four days after it was damaged by a landslide. But a spill caused by the slide polluted drinking water for a city of about 80,000 people.
The U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services said she won’t intervene in an “incredibly agonizing” transplant decision about a dying Pennsylvania girl, noting that three other children in the same hospital are just as sick.
Birds twittering in the trees are among the few signs of life in Carter Camp
A one-time computer hacker who told authorities Pfc. Bradley Manning was giving information to WikiLeaks testified Tuesday the soldier never said he wanted to help the enemy during their online chats.
A new flagship museum dedicated to Mediterranean civilization in Marseille is hoping to shake off the southern metropolis’ reputation as France’s deadliest city with a drastic cultural makeover.
Mississippi’s governor said during a forum Tuesday that the quality of education in the U.S. began declining when mothers started working outside the home
A lawmaker wants the state to provide years of relief payments and a free ride to college for three Cleveland women abducted and held in captivity for about a decade.
The stock market is drifting between slight gains and losses in midday trading.
The baby born to a Salvadoran woman who had been denied an abortion has died.