A US Airways plane’s nose gear collapsed Thursday as its pilot attempted an emergency landing, forcing an evacuation of the plane but no serious injuries, officials said.
Vednita Carter was lured into sex trafficking at 18. Now she helps others escape it. She and her nonprofit have provided services to more than 6,000 women.
Walter Williams, the Mississippi man who returned to life after being pronounced dead about two weeks ago, died Thursday.
In the mid-March chill Thursday, the victims and their stories continued to emerge as firefighters ferreted through the piles of bricks and wreckage on the East Harlem block where a powerful explosion and fire leveled two buildings.
On Sunday, the people of Crimea go to the polls in a referendum on whether to stay part of Ukraine.
The truck that caught fire a half mile underground at a southeastern New Mexico nuclear waste dump was 29 years old, improperly maintained and operating without an automatic fire-suppression system, according to a report to be released Friday.
Emails indicate that environmental regulators consulted Duke Energy before seeking to exclude citizen activists from talks to settle charges over groundwater pollution.
The rapid deterioration in China's economic momentum has put focus squarely on the economy, with several banks cutting their growth forecasts.
Does the U.S. need to allocate resources more urgently to repairing and replacing transmission lines, roads, bridges, etc., or are these concerns exaggerated?
As investors continue to fret over slowing growth in China, Capital Economics say it will in fact be positive for the rest of the world.
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President Obama told Hispanic lawmakers that he was eager to see whether the nation’s existing immigration laws could be applied in a more humane way.
During testimony Thursday, an F.B.I. agent describes the interrogation of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, a close associate of Osama bin Laden, as “a respectful, relaxed conversation.”
Thrin Short, 16, and her sister Joan, 21, were part of an anti-abortion protest at the University of California, Santa Barbara when they got into the confrontation with Associate Professor Mireille Miller-Young.
A movement to start high schools later has gained momentum, bolstered by a growing body of research on the adolescent body clock.
Nelson Peltz, who has been pushing PepsiCo to separate its beverage and snacks businesses, blasted the company yet again on Thursday.
The administration frames its rule as a bold step to protect students from predatory institutions.
Republican leaders proposed giving the White House the changes it wants for the International Monetary Fund in exchange for delaying regulations on tax-exempt political organizations, a deal the White House may take.
The Senate’s most conservative and most liberal members are finding common ground on criminal justice issues.
The Obama administration has not nominated an ambassador to Ireland since the last one left in 2012, and the delay has bruised feelings. The Irish premier is expected to raise the issue during a White House visit Friday.