Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and a congressional leader say security will be tight at Boston's annual marathon.
A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.
Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.
Police in Ohio say they have found materials to create a meth lab at a million-dollar lakefront home near Cleveland.
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76.
Ukraine and Russia traded blame Sunday for a shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine that left at least three people dead and others with gunshot wounds.
A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday
The state of Utah held their “Great Utah Shakeout” drill on Thursday, where the aim was for one
The search for planets that closely resemble Earth has yielded perhaps the closest match yet
The search continues for as many as 280 people...many of them high school students on a field trip