An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also on board.
Has the Obama administration competently and effectively managed the government? A Fox News poll released Wednesday finds a majority of American voters says no -- including about a third of Democrats.
The Republican chairman of the Federal Election Commission warned Wednesday that his agency colleagues could try to regulate book publishers, during a heated session over a forthcoming book by GOP Rep. Paul Ryan.
Ukraine’s Security Council says two Ukrainian jets shot down in the eastern portion of the country Wednesday may have been brought down by missiles fired from Russia.
The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the government said.
A Pennsylvania woman who told a witness she was running away from an alleged attacker was rescued after being impaled on a cemetery fence.
The New Jersey teen who made headlines when she sued her parents for child support after moving out of their home was back in court Wednesday, this time obtaining a temporary restraining order against her boyfriend, The Star-Ledger reported.
A man who dissapeared at a Jason Aldean concert was found dead.
A recent video gone viral shows a pair of U.S. Marines confronting a man they suspect of posing as a servicemember at a Florida funeral.
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The IRS has “no excuses” for the latest twist in the saga of its missing emails, says an expert in electronic discovery.
This Gossip Girl is giving Goop a run for its money.
The northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the ancient home for Christians in Iraq, now sits desolate following a warning by extremist militants: convert to Islam, pay a religious tax or face execution.
The head of the IRS confirmed Wednesday that investigators looking into missing emails from ex-agency official Lois Lerner have found and are reviewing "backup tapes" -- despite earlier IRS claims that the tapes had been recycled.
A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday.
Is mass tourism ruining this historic treasure?
Model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug, a British coroner ruled Wednesday.
A teenage boy is recovering after a 5-foot barracuda apparently jumped into his father's boat and slashed his arm and chest.
Snoop Dogg: smoked weed at the White House.
A top U.S. Navy official said he is "receptive" to idea of letting his Chinese crewmen tour a U.S. aircraft carrier based in Japan, but experts warn such access could be a risky intelligence giveaway.