After a day's delay, SpaceX launched its robotic Dragon cargo craft to the International Space Station on Tuesday — and then brought the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket down to a nearly successful landing on a floating platform.
Nine of 10 former Atlanta public school educators convicted in a massive cheating scandal were sentenced to prison time Tuesday, with three of them getting seven years for their role in the conspiracy.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula said Tuesday that one of its top leaders, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who had a $5 million bounty on his head, had been killed in an American drone strike.
Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of the mass kidnapping in Nigeria that sparked the Bring Back Our Girls movement.
It was 150 years ago Tuesday that President Abraham Lincoln was shot to death by John Wilkes Booth, and to mark the anniversary, The Associated Press dusted off its original report of the assassination.
A Georgia woman was accidentally shot by her son-in-law on Sunday while he was attempting to shoot an armadillo.
Bison, it's the meat that's in a bull market. It's America’s original protein, and now its hottest.
A popular Florida chef is killed by drunk driver, 48 hours before his wife gives birth Melanie Michael reports.
Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday in Louisiana. He was 74.
An Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Seattle on Monday afternoon after the pilot heard banging from within the aircraft, which officials said came from a ramp worker who had fallen asleep in the cargo hold.
Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls wasted no time attacking Hillary Clinton after she announced her White House bid -- using the opportunity to rough up the Democratic front-runner while delaying the riskier business of attacking fellow primary challengers.
The battered remains of a medieval man uncovered at a famous cathedral hint that he may have been a Norman knight with a proclivity for jousting.
Russian President Vladimir Putin made a surprise move today to send defensive missiles to Iran, further complicating a nuclear deal that has already met skepticism inside the United States Congress.
Long before Sen. Marco Rubio told donors of his presidential bid, he was being thought of as a potential GOP presidential candidate or a likely running mate on the Republican ticket.
Two people died after weather took a turn for the worse off of the coast of Washington state.
Airline performance is still better than it once was, but the industry took a step back in 2014 according to the annual Airline Quality Rating report.
Michigan family works to save other babies from heart defect that claimed their son's life.
One person was killed in a crash at Disney World's Exotic Driving Experience on Sunday, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
A 13-year-old surfing champion died in a shark attack off the coast of the Indian ocean island of Reunion, officials said Monday.
Convicted murderer Jodi Arias was sentenced to a life in prison without the possibility of parole Monday in the 2008 shooting and stabbing death of her lover.