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A N.J. waitress is out of a job, weeks after her story of being denied a tip because of her sexual orientation brought an outpouring of donations.
A vaccine not licensed for use in the United States will be offered to thousands of Princeton University students beginning Monday, after a string of meningitis B cases at the college this year.
The railroad line involved in a deadly train derailment in New York earlier this month will be getting immediate safety improvements, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Sunday.
Long regarded as an icon of peace and reconciliation for bringing an end to apartheid, Nelson Mandela was loved and celebrated all over the world. But in his fight for ultimate freedom, he also devoted himself to another cause -- the empowerment of women.
Merrill Newman -- the 85-year-old American detained by North Korea -- took a flight back to freedom after being locked up in North Korea.
Randi Kaye speaks to a man who was wrongfully sent to death row when prosecutors withheld crucial evidence in his case.
It's turned travel into a nightmare, left regions freezing in bone-chilling darkness, and made snow over the neon lights of Las Vegas a possibility.
Stephen Trachtenberg: If students pay $55,000 a year, they may feel they've paid for the As in dollars as well as sense.
Elian Gonzalez, the focus of a bitter international custody dispute after he was rescued at sea as a child, left Cuba on Friday for the first time since 2000, when the U.S. government returned him to the island.
No matter how you spell it, ice is a four-letter word today. Just ask folks living anywhere from Texas to Tennessee. They're in the bull's-eye of a treacherous ice storm.
Why wait in line in the freezing cold for a bargain when you can stay at home and buy the same thing while warm and comfy?
William Bratton will return as New York City's top law enforcement officer, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced Thursday.
A woman was just mauled by a bear. Coyotes and wolves are increasing in number. The best way to keep wildlife away is to make sure they're afraid of us.
Actor Paul Walker once bought a wedding ring for a young U.S. military veteran shopping with his fiance in California.
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory on Thursday announced it successfully launched a drone from a submerged submarine.
Word of Nelson Mandela's death spread quickly across the United States, bringing with it a mix of reverence and grief for a man who was born in South Africa but in the end belonged to the world.