A Japanese fishing boat drifting off the coast of western Canada could be the first wave of 1.5 million tons of debris heading toward North America.
The captain of JetBlue Airways Flight 191 from New York was taken to a hospital after suffering a "medical situation" on board.
Rates of death in the United States from all cancers for men and women continued to decline between 2004 and 2008.
The wife of a US soldier accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians says her husband showed no signs of post-traumatic stress disorder before he was deployed, and she doesn't feel like she'll ever believe he was involved in the killings.
The parents are blaming police for leaking information about their son being suspended for marijuana and details about the fight he had with the shooter.
The sword Confederate General Robert E. Lee had at his side when he surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant is returning to Appomattox.
A deadly house fire has killed six children and two adults and injured another two in Charleston, West Virginia of the US.
American World War II veterans are still repaying "debts" to their comrades-in-arms in northern Myanmar.
Five people were found dead in a house in the western US port city of San Francisco on Friday, in what police suspected as a gun-related murder-suicide case.
Two people were killed and three others wounded in a shooting incident occurred in a tire store in the US state of North Carolina on Friday afternoon.
A police chief overseeing the case of an unarmed black teenager shot dead stepped aside on Thursday.
Too often, people pass a cardiac checkup only to collapse with a heart attack days later. Now scientists have found a clue that one day may help doctors determine if a heart attack is imminent, in hopes of preventing it.