Police say seven people including a child have been shot dead at two sites in the western Michigan city of Grand Rapids.
A frantic manhunt is under way for a suspect in seven fatal shootings in the Midwestern state of Michigan.
Divers in the Florida Keys have recovered a large emerald ring and two silver spoons believed to come from Nuestra Senora de Atocha, a shipwrecked Spanish galleon that has already yielded one of the greatest treasures ever recovered from the sea.
A federal appeals court ordered the US government on Wednesday to immediately cease enforcing the ban on openly gay members of the militar
Same-sex couples eager to marry in New York hit a bureaucratic snag when marriage license applications made available to them for the first time still used the terms "bride" and "groom."
NASA's Juno spacecraft is 30 days away before its first launch window opens, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) announced on Tuesday.
In good news for parents of children who talk late, an Australian study shows that a slow start on language is unlikely to have lingering effects on the children's mental health.
The seven US tourists still missing two days after their boat capsized off Mexico's coast went to sea as they had for several years on the US Independence Day holiday
A 17-year-old boy suffered only cuts and bruises after being run over by a train. Des Moines TV station KCCI says the teen told city police he had been drinking at a music festival when he blacked out Sunday night.
The bacteria behind food poisoning worldwide, the mighty E.coli, could be turned into a commercially available biofuel in five years
The Atlantis mission to be launched by NASA on July 8 will not be an end to the space age, as some media suggest.
A two-seat plane had to be escorted to the ground by an F-15 fighter after straying into a restricted zone around Camp David in Maryland.