Video from the Snohomish County Helicopter Rescue Team shows the rescue of a 4-year-old boy from the Oso mudslide.
A spring storm brought high winds that whipped snow across portions of Massachusetts and eastern Maine on Wednesday, causing near-whiteout conditions on Cape Cod as it moved up the Atlantic coast.
Joe Brown gained fame by meting out justice as a TV judge. Now he’s the one facing charges.
With search and cadaver dogs leading the way, rescuers using small bulldozers and their bare hands pushed through sludge strewn with splintered homes and twisted cars to find 10 more bodies in the debris of a Washington state mudslide.
When her abusive husband left for work last fall, she grabbed her kids, her dog and her bags, only to run up against a heart-wrenching obstacle: None of the city’s more than 50 domestic violence shelters would accept the pet.
Kansas youths are hosting a day-long immigration conference and legislative forum in Wichita this weekend.
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In possible setbacks for the e-cigarette industry, a study published in a leading medical journal found the nicotine devices did little or nothing to help people quit smoking regular cigarettes.
The Shawnee County Health Agency (SCHA) has partnered with the Topeka Shawnee County Public Library to host an Enrollment Blitz to help individuals sign up for health care through The Marketplace.
The Republican-dominated Kansas Senate wants to indefinitely extend a ban on expanding the state’s Medicaid program in line with the federal health care overhaul.
Navy officials are searching for answers about what may have motivated a civilian to approach a docked destroyer, struggle with security personnel, disarm a sailor, then shoot and kill someone coming to that sailor’s aid.
Facebook is buying virtual reality company Oculus, betting $2 billion that its technology will become a new way for people to communicate, learn or be entertained.
Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson never forgot how he was made to feel like an outsider for having the audacity to challenge the NFL.
A woman who, as a newborn, was abandoned in the bathroom of a Pennsylvania fast-food restaurant said she has found her birth mother just three weeks after launching a search that garnered worldwide attention, and as her mother prepared to look for her.
The desperate, multinational hunt for Flight 370 resumed again Wednesday across a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean after fierce winds and high waves that had forced a daylong halt eased considerably.
A proposal for blocking slot machines at a closed dog-racing track outside Wichita cleared the Kansas Senate on Tuesday night, even as its members passed a separate plan for bringing a casino to the state’s southeast corner.
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration says there’s been an alarming increase in the number of tower worker deaths in the past few years.