Supreme Court case likely
Washington—it was a tale of two rulings—the best of times and the worst of times for Obamacare in the federal appeals courts. First, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit court of appeals ruled Tuesday against a key component of the law —the federal subsidies for millions of people who signed up for health coverage.
Extreme heat from thermal features at Yellowstone National Park, created by the active volcano below the park, caused oil to bubble on a road surface Wednesday and damage it.
Scientists say the law makes drinking more appealing to teens
On July 17, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which withheld a percentage of highway funds from any state that didn't raise the minimum drinking age to 21.
The trio of two teens and a preteen has gained notice, opened for Guns 'N Roses
A trio of middle school rockers has just unlocked a major record deal.
Considered one of the most prominent Latino members of the Democratic Party
Mr. Castro is coming to Washington.
Soon after the great white shark chomped into his torso, Steven Robles thought everything was over.
A federal judge on Monday said a probate court should decide whether Shelly Sterling had the right to sell the Los Angeles Clippers.
The United States may be winning the war on cigarettes. After decades of public service announcements about the dangers of smoking, fewer teens are lighting up.
Congressional leaders on Tuesday marked the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex or national origin.
ESPN's live streams have logged over 23 million viewing hours during the 2014 World Cup, enough to make the tournament the most-streamed live sporting event ever.
A new report analyzes the vitamin and mineral content of 1,500 cereals
Most parents are concerned about their kids getting enough vitamins. Should they also worry about giving their kids too much?
Death toll stands at 48
Bodies were strewn in the streets amid a backdrop of burned cars and charred buildings in the small Kenyan coastal town of Mpekeoni on Monday.
Caffeine affects boys more than girls, but only after they hit puberty, according to a new study published in the latest edition of the journal Pediatrics.
Many programs will give you free room and board in exchange for work
A lot of programs will give you free room and board in exchange for a little work. Trust us, it will be a lot better than spending the summer watching "Maury" re-runs.
By Alan Duke and Todd Leopold
Another creative and artistic giant has bid America adieux. Ruby Dee, the award-winning actress whose seven-decade career included triumphs on stage and screen, has died. She was 91.
Get ready for the tomato-mobile.
Skin moles may indicate a woman's risk for breast cancer, according to two studies coming out this week in the journal PLOS Medicine. More moles could mean a slightly higher risk, particularly in middle-aged women, researchers say.
Ex-"Dirty Jobs" host says he set up foundation to promote hard work
Mike Rowe says he didn't consciously seek a cause to support -- it found him.
He kept quiet about his story until recently when reporters asked the Air Force
It sounds like the plot from an old movie: airline crew members make this passenger announcement, "Is anyone on board a pilot?"
A tsunami of selling hit Quiksilver on Tuesday
Nyong'o tweeted the good news
It continues to be the year of Lupita Nyong'o.
Approximately 20 million people fall ill every year due to norovirus, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which says the food service industry could do much to decrease that number.
Rihanna's presence at Monday's CFDA Fashion Awards nearly eclipsed the ceremony itself, and she did it while wearing almost nothing at all.
Facebook is facing pressure to return money it accepted to run ads promoting its page for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's presidential campaign.
The mass killing near Santa Barbara, Calif., has prompted a proposal to create a “gun violence restraining order” that would temporarily bar a mentally unstable person from buying and possessing firearms after family, partners or friends call police.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., -- Michael Jace, who played a Los Angeles cop in TV's "The Shield," has been arrested in the fatal shooting of his wife, police said Tuesday.
JET magazine will stop publishing a print edition and switch to a digital format in June, the magazine’s publisher announced Wednesday.
An FAA computer system misinterpreted a spy plane's altitude and path
A very old spy plane and a very new computer system played pivotal roles in last week's computer glitch that temporarily paralyzed flight operations in southern California, officials tell CNN.
Climate change isn't something in the far-off future: It's a potentially disastrous reality that's already starting to have effects that are expected to worsen, experts say.
Actor allegedly threatened his wife
Days after Columbus Short’s wife publicly alleged he threatened to kill her and himself with a knife, the actor on the hit ABC TV series Scandal has called it quits.
Pressure is mounting on a National Basketball Association team owner who allegedly made racist comments.
Wrongly convicted of murder he spent 19 years in prison
Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the middleweight boxing contender who spent 19 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of a triple murder, died April 20 in Toronto, according to Win Wahrer, the director of client services for the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted.
It was the first in a series of four consecutive total lunar eclipses
Sky gazers caught a glimpse of the "blood moon" crossing the Earth's shadow Tuesday in all its splendor.
Does your baby have difficulty calm him or herself? Falling and staying asleep? It can be stressful, especially for new parents. But once again, researchers are recommending that parents avoid plopping them down in front of the television
Hitting the grocery store is getting more costly
He made his own replacement fingers, now creates them for others
"I was in a position to see exactly what happens in the human hand. I got the basics of what it's all about and thought yeah, I'll make my own."
We can blame the Internet for plenty: the proliferation of porn, our obsession with cat videos, the alleged rise of teen trends like -- brace yourself -- eyeball licking.
Alex Hribal, 16, faces 4 counts of attempted homicide, 21 counts of aggravated assault
A teenage boy wielding two kitchen knives went on a stabbing rampage at his high school in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, early Wednesday, before being tackled by an assistant principal, authorities said.
The suspect who allegedly opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun in the front lobby of the Los Angeles Police Department's West Traffic Division has been identified as Daniel C. Yealu, 29, of L.A., LAPD Cmdr. Andy Smith said Tuesday.
A new generation of embeddable tech implants could soon change the way we live
Smartphone mapping features are great for getting directions, until you lose signal. But you could avoid getting lost in the woods with a guiding system embedded in your body.
Hazmat crews decontaminated students outside, spraying them down
Police cars and fire trucks surrounded Jefferson County Open School in Colorado Monday, as hazmat crews decontaminated students outside -- spraying them down, fully clothed, in cordoned-off sections under a blue tent.
Ebola has sickened 178 people, killed more than 100, WHO says
The Ebola outbreak in coastal West Africa is still contained to Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization announced Tuesday, despite rumors of the virus spreading to other countries.
Dark energy is responsible for the universe's accelerating expansion
You can't see it happening on Earth, but space itself is stretching. Ever since the Big Bang happened 13.8 billion years ago, the universe has been getting bigger.
Last-minute surge credited for surprising turn-around
last-minute enrollment surge enabled the White House to meet its original sign-up target for the Affordable Care Act, a surprising victory for the Obama administration after a rocky rollout of the program that has become a political hot potato for Democrats and a rallying cry for Republicans.
Children benefit from seeing how different people live around the world
The child was screaming and out of control as he and his mother boarded the aircraft.
Four years after Brittany Murphy's unexpected death, her last film is being released.
You may have never heard of Lavern Chatman, a Democrat running for Congress in northern Virginia.
Steve-O calls city officials "irresponsible" for not posting "no diving" signs along river
Steve-O, best known for his grimace-inducing stunts on the "Jackass" TV show and films, was in San Antonio this weekend and flipped out. Literally.
Kanye West is paying a price for not ignoring a swarm of paparazzi surrounding him at an airport this past summer.
So many questions have yet to be answered
More than four days since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared over Southeast Asia, Malaysian officials not only don’t know what happened to the plane, they don’t seem sure where to look.