A berm holding the flooded Missouri River back from a Nebraska nuclear power station collapsed, but federal regulators said there was no danger.
US authorities have extradited a former Filipino police officer who has served a jail term for illegal possession of classified documents in the United States but was separately sought in the Philippines for charges related to 2000 twin killings, officials said.
A former Delaware pediatrician who decorated his office with Disney characters and miniature amusement park rides was found guilty of sexually abusing scores of his young patients.
This may come as no surprise to residents of big cities: Living there can be bad for your mental health.
A bone fragment at least 13,000 years old, with the carved image of a mammoth or mastodon, has been discovered in the southern US state of Florida, a new study reports.
Days before a college football player was arrested on a US Airways flight at San Francisco airport following a dispute over his saggy pants, the airline allowed another man wearing skimpy women's panties and mid-thigh stockings to fly.
One in 12 children in the United States may have a food allergy, with more than a third of those having severe allergies, according to a study.
Republican Jon Huntsman, President Barack Obama's former ambassador to China, will say the country must make "hard decisions" to deal with its debt on Tuesday.
The overflowing Missouri River closes the road to flooded Corning, Missouri, June 21, 2011.
Hundreds of raucous demonstrators on both sides of the divisive gay-marriage debate jammed the usually sedate halls of New York state's Capitol on Monday as lawmakers considered whether to schedule a decisive vote on the issue.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has successfully completed its second-closest encounter with Saturn's icy moon Helene, beaming down raw images of the small moon, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) said on Monday.
With the hot summer months arriving, a new study warns that caregivers need to be thinking about the drowning hazards posed by portable pools, including inflatable and wading pools.