In the 25 years since the space shuttle Challenger exploded on liftoff, Felicia Brown has gone to college, become a psychologist, gotten married and had kids. Fresh in her mind, though, is the memory of Christa McAuliffe, a teacher at her high school and family friend who was to be the first teacher in space.
Michael Jackson's personal physician pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a charge of involuntary manslaughter two weeks after he was ordered to stand trial for his role in the pop star's 2009 death.
On the 38th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion-rights decision, thousands marched to the US Supreme Court to voice their opposition to abortion rights.
US State Secretary Hillary Clinton on Monday condemned the "terrorist attack" at Moscow's Domodedovo airport which killed at least 35 people, said a State Department statement.
A gunman opened fire inside a Detroit police precinct on Sunday, wounding four officers including a commander before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.
OMAHA, Nebraska - A member of the "Band of Brothers" who fought in some of World War II's fiercest European battles, Ed Mauser, shunned the limelight and kept his service with the Army unit a secret, even from some of his family.
At least four people were killed Sunday when a US drone fired missiles into northwest Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region.
US State Department spokesman Mark Toner said on Thursday that the potential inter-Korean military talks are a "welcome" and "positive" sign.
New York City police say a suspicious letter sent to a midtown Manhattan bank turned out to be a greeting card from a headhunting firm.
Billy Wayne Blanks, the inventor of Tae Bo exercise program, (C), leads an exercise session with US soldiers serving in the NATO peacekeeping mission in Kosovo, at the military camp Bondsteel in Sojevo,southeast of Kosovo's capital Pristina, January 17, 2011.
The civil rights leader's son was expected to address a crowd gathered Monday to mark the 25th anniversary of the federal holiday for his father.
WASHINGTON - The US capital is a city of magnificent front entrances that people can't enter.