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A shark attacked a teenager Monday afternoon as he swam in waist-deep water at Surfside Beach, along Texas's Gulf coast, local police said.
Although non-traditional therapies can be valuable, sometimes a line is crossed. So how can you tell if your alternative healer is a quack?
The FBI -- working on information from an aging reputed mobster -- will continue digging in the waist-high grass of a Detroit-area field in yet another search for the remains of former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa.
President Obama will speak in Berlin one week before the 50th anniversary of the famous speech by President Kennedy.
AEG Live's negotiations with a doctor to treat Michael Jackson were "highly inappropriate," a music industry veteran testified Monday.
The Oxford English Dictionary has finally gotten around to acknowledging that tweeting isn't just for the birds.
With defendant James "Whitey" Bulger sitting less than eight feet away and staring straight ahead, a star government witness in the case against Bulger explained Monday why he turned against the man he long counted among "my partners in crime, my best friends."
From Superstorm Sandy and last year's drought to tornadoes, wildfires and a hurricane, the weather and climate disasters of 2012 caused more than $110 billion in damages, making it one of the costliest years on record for weather events, national climate data show.
Here's hoping Yeiner Garizabalo wears more to court Tuesday than he did in a San Francisco subway station in May.
Paula Cooper was just 16 years old when she became the youngest person on death row in the United States.
Two California teens who stranded themselves atop a windy, 8,600-foot-high cliff ended up being rescued in what resembled a movie scene, according to authorities.
The FBI is planning to dig in a Detroit-area field for the remains of former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa, a source with knowledge of the search says.
It was a bloody Father's Day weekend in Chicago, but police said murder and shooting rates are significantly below those at the same time last year.
Dean Obeidallah, John Avlon, Margaret Hoover and guest Chris Cuomo on this week's top issues: NSA, charities and CIA.
Donna Brazile says anti-abortionist Rep. Trent Franks just doesn't get it when he justified why victims of rape and incest get no exception in his proposal for an abortion bill.
Ruben Navarrette says the story of the boy who was bashed on social media after singing the National Anthem in mariachi costume is instructive
As hundreds of firefighters began to get the upper hand on a huge blaze near Colorado Springs, Colorado, investigators stepped up their probe into the cause of the most destructive wildfire in the state's history.