Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is gearing up to finally send its tourism rocket ship to the edge of space.
Four states that say burning coal will hurt their residents as it makes climate change worse are trying to stop the Trump administration from selling vast reserves of the fuel that are beneath public lands.
Congress has agreed to make it easier to kill sea lions threatening fragile runs of salmon in the Northwest.
Health officials are reporting the most cases ever of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children.
Minnesota lawmakers are considering steps they could take to rein in the soaring cost of insulin, which one couple says has become so expensive that their diabetic son could no longer afford it and died.
Doctors: American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations.
High school students are getting more sleep in Seattle thanks to a later start of the school day.
The owner of a small Arizona newspaper chain and his wife are locked in a nasty divorce dispute that includes allegations of poisoning.
Two Russian cosmonauts are preparing to venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered.
California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor.
Attorneys for a former Baylor University student accused of rape have fired back against an account the accuser read in court, saying it was "riddled with distortions and misrepresentations.".
A lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump is set to learn whether cooperating with federal investigators will lessen his punishment for dodging taxes, lying to Congress and violating campaign finance laws.
The nation's capital is facing a spiraling rat infestation, fueled by mild winters and a human population boom.
Jersey City is teaming up with Amazon to try and thwart the thefts of packages during the Christmas season.
A federal judge has sentenced a Brazilian couple to minimal prison sentences for helping their daughter kidnap their grandson, who has been living in Brazil for the last five years after being taken from Texas.
Authorities estimate it will cost at least $3 billion to clear debris of 19,000 homes destroyed by California wildfires last month.
A military spokesman says an aircraft crashed in the ocean Wednesday.
Authorities say three people missing since last weekend have been found alive at a nonoperational coal mine in southern West Virginia.
Hertz partners with Clear to speed car rental process with biometric scanning.
A teen has pleaded guilty to two charges of murder for fatally shooting his father in their home and a 6-year-old boy at a South Carolina elementary school.