A man swimming off Ocracoke Island in North Carolina was pulled underwater by a gray shark on Wednesday and bit several times, authorities said.
"Smoke weed every Wednesday" could become a new mantra for members of Indiana's First Church of Cannabis, which held its first formal service today.
Some things in this life are unforgivable. Peas in guacamole is one of them. Add green peas to your guacamole.
Sorry, Redskins: No name change, no new stadium. The Obama administration is really putting its foot down, and plans to block Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating the possibility that airlines have been secretly organizing to grow at a slower pace in order to keep ticket prices high, The Associated Press has learned.
Talk about some global issues. After last week's protests in Paris led to the indictment of two Uber executives in France, the ride-sharing company has already hit another roadblock — on the other side of the world.
Former Star Trek star George Takei and MSNBC's The Last Word host Lawrence O'Donnell agree that there's nothing especially "traditional" about Donald Trump's view of marriage — come on, the man's been married three times!
In 1938, a British stockbroker traveled to Czechoslovakia, and through a combination of hard work, fundraising, bribes, and great personal risk, rescued 669 Jewish children from the Nazis.
Liberian officials just confirmed a second case of Ebola only seven weeks after the country was declared Ebola-free.
Love is dead, basically: More people are thinking about their phones when they wake up than their significant other, a study by the Braun Research Center and Bank of America has found.
An individual's science knowledge is a "significant factor" in whether or not he or she believes it's safe to eat genetically modified foods, a Pew Research study finds.
For over 40 years, visitors have been instructed not to take photos in the White House. Today, Michelle Obama revealed a change in policy by ripping a sign in half in a video on her Instagram account: A video posted by First Lady Michelle Obama (@michelleobama) on Jul 1, 2015 at 4:47am PDT Visitors still can't bring in video cameras, cameras with detachable lenses, tablets, tripods, monopods, or camera sticks.
Hillary Clinton is on track to raise $45 million in the first quarter of her campaign, topping Obama's previous record of $41.9 million in his 2011 re-election campaign as the most money raised in a candidate's first three months.
The World Food Program has cut its food aid for Syrian refugees in Lebanon in half, and food support for refugees in Jordan may soon come to a standstill due to a funding crisis, the organization said today.
Directed by Oscar winner Danny Boyle, written by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin, and starring Oscar nominee Michael Fassbender, the new Steve Jobs biopic has a mighty pedigree — and this first trailer makes it clear that this take life of the late Apple co-founder is aiming to be a top contender in next year's Oscar race: "What do you do?
For the first time since its founding in 1934, the Export-Import Bank's charter expired at midnight on Tuesday. The federal agency, known colloquially as Ex-Im, helps U.S.
Macy's is joining NBC and Univision in severing ties with Donald Trump. "We have no tolerance for discrimination in any form," the company said in a statement.
Rapping celebs such as Snoop Dogg and 50 Cent are nice endorsements to have for a presidential campaign, but until a Kardashian anoints your aspirations as worthy, do they even exist?
"Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose" — "the more things change, the more they stay the same" — wrote Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) Judge Michael Mosman in his Tuesday ruling that the National Security Agency (NSA) can continue mass surveillance on millions of innocent Americans for at least another five months.
Apparently, for many upstate New Yorkers the hunt for prison escapees Richard Matt and David Sweat — who were convicted of murder, mind you!