• Lightning strikes in national park kill 2

    Lightning strikes killed two people in two days in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.

  • Four earthquakes shake Oklahoma in single day

    There were four earthquakes in Oklahoma on Saturday. You read that right. Not tornadoes. Earthquakes.

  • Catching the summer of supermoons

    The first of this season's summer of supermoons filled the night sky over the weekend.

  • Back on bike after losing arm

    O'Brien lost his arm after an accident earlier this year. But he says that pales to what people with cancer go through.

  • United flight diverted to remote Midway Island

    A harrowing United Airlines flight Friday over the Pacific Ocean was forced to land on remote Midway Island because of what an FAA official said was an electrical odor on board.

  • Boy found in basement tells of grueling forced exercise

    Twice each day, 12-year-old Charlie Bothuell V says in court documents, he was forced to do 100 push-ups, 200 sit-ups and 100 jumping jacks. He told child welfare investigators in Michigan that he'd have to curl a 25-pound weight on each arm and do 5,000 revolutions on an exercise machine, and if he didn't finish in less than an hour, he'd have to do the routine again, according a petition filed in Wayne County court in Michigan this week.

  • PayPal to refund donations in toddler's hot car death

    PayPal said Friday it will refund donations to the family of Cooper Harris, the Georgia toddler whose father is charged with murder in his hot-car death.

  • Teen speaks about her family's slaughter

    Cassidy Stay has seen the worst of mankind -- the brutal killings of her parents and siblings, ages 4 to 13, in their Texas home. On Saturday, the 15-year-old quoted Dumbledore, the wise man from the Harry Potter series, in hopes of finding some good amid the horror.

  • Man who killed theater-goer in texting dispute is out on bond

    Curtis Reeves Jr., the man charged with second-degree murder for fatally shooting a man inside a Florida movie theater in January, was released from a Florida jail on $150,000 bond Friday.

  • Remains may be American missing in Mexico

    Harry Devert left a job as a trader in finance to take a transcontinental motorcycle journey from the United States to Latin America.

  • 3 killed in Chicago weekend violence

    Three people were shot to death in Chicago on Friday and Saturday, one week after a spate of Fourth of July violence left nine dead in the city.

  • Plane drops hundreds of fish into lake

    The Division of Wildlife Resources keeps Utah's lakes stocked with native fish, and some lakes are very hard to reach.

  • LeBron James heads home

    After four years away, it looks like King James will take his throne back to Cleveland.

  • Be mesmerized by the night sky

    For thousands of years, man has looked to the stars in search of answers. Who are we? Why are we here? Are we alone?

  • Lesson of the underwater robot

    John Bare says hands-on learning can make a difference in motivating students to acquire STEM skills

  • How to get U.S. back to work

    Rep. Luke Messer and 11 other GOP members support the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, a bill that hopes to update job training laws and put millions back to work

  • Don't hyphenate Chinese American

    Eric Liu explains why in his new book, he calls himself "Chinese American" -- without a hyphen.

  • Will they knock down Astrodome?

    Some folks in Texas think it would be a good idea if they tore down what has been called the "Eighth Wonder of the World" and replaced it with a park.

  • Urban poverty, in black and white

    Karl Alexander and Linda Olson find blacks and whites live in urban poverty with similar backgrounds, but white privilege wins out as they grow older.

  • Stunning photos of the night sky

    For thousands of years, man has looked to the stars in search of answers. Who are we? Why are we here? Are we alone?

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