Pennsylvania police are investigating the death of a college student from New York City. Authorities say Michael Deng died after a fraternity hazing ritual. (Dec. 12)
One person is dead after a small plane crashed off the island of Molokai, Hawaii. Officials say the other eight people on the plane survived. (Dec. 12)
The influx of millions of visitors to NYC during the holidays turns everyday walkers into Grinches. Their gripes are simple: Non-New Yorkers stop too often, walk too slowly, and block busy foot traffic. (Dec. 12)
About one in 160 pregnancies in the U.S. end in a stillbirth - or a fetal death after 20 weeks - and the rate has not improved over the last decade. Today, families are finding ways to remember their loss through support groups and memory b...
Lehigh University music professor and composer Steven Sametz has written dozens of pieces in his long and prolific career, perhaps none so personal as the one he's about to begin: a requiem for the victims of the massacre in Newtown, Conn. ...
A divided U.S. Supreme Court halts the presidential recount in Florida, effectively making Republican George W. Bush the winner. (Dec. 12)
Here's the latest news for Wednesday December 11th: New poll spells trouble for Obama, Congress; Mandela to lie in state; Ukraine police back off after protester clash; Skier uses air bag to survive avalance.
The actors of the slavery drama "12 Years a Slave" led nominees for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) film awards with four nods including the top prize: best film ensemble cast. The film also earned nods for lead actor Chiwetel Ejiofor.
A 60-year-old man shot and killed his dementia-stricken wife Wednesday and then walked into a convalescent home and killed his sister as she lay in a vegetative state, in what Los Angeles police describe as "apparent mercy killings." (Dec. ...
NASA said Wednesday it was looking into a problem with a malfunctioning cooling pump on the International Space Station, but there was no immediate danger to the six crewmen on board. (Dec. 11)