Officials announced a multi-billion dollar payout on Thursday to the states most affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
The 47-year-old Wisconsin governor plans to join the crowded Republican race to the White House when he files official paperwork Thursday.
Police say a call was placed from a naval installation building in Washington, D.C., about possible sounds of gunshots early Thurday.
The battle for votes entered full swing Thursday ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that may decide whether the country falls out of the euro.
Captain Liao Jian-zong, 41, was at the controls of the TransAsia Airways plane before it crashed February killing nearly everyone on board.
Doug Legler was a funny man, and he made sure to tell his daughter that he wanted to keep his obit simple.
David Karnuach was visiting the Big Apple this week when he snapped a photo that exploded on social media.
Many follow the old rule of thumb to drink 8 glasses of water a day, but according to experts, that's all wrong.
A Pennsylvania woman told police she was sexually assaulted in her home -- but her Fitbit told an entirely different story.
The Facebook CEO divulged the reasoning Tuesday behind his decision to ditch the big paycheck that many in the corner office relish.
Japan pulled out a 2-1 victory against England in the World Cup semifinals Wednesday after an England defender made a heartbreaking mistake.
Even the highest public servants in the U.S. can't resist throwing a 'throwback Thursday' post every so often.
Make more room this weekend for hotdogs and fireworks with this incredibly smart way to reduce lawn mowing time.
The former '90210' star hit the beach in Hawaii in a tiny black bikini, revealing two new pieces of ink art on her lower body.
The denomination overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to allow in-church marriages less than a week after it was legalized by SCOTUS.
Some of those old toys -- that you hopefully haven't thrown out yet -- could be netting you a massive sum with collectors these days.
After more than four decades on the show, one of Sesame Street's most celebrated locals has decided to move on.
Initial reports say the 68-year-old victim was swimming with his adult son in waist-deep water when he was 'pulled under by the shark.'
New research shows that people who consume citrus juices could face an increased risk of melanoma.
A recent study found that women with a history of one disorder in particular have a 60 percent higher rate of cardiovascular events.
The future Hall of Famer reportedly agreed to a multi-year, $10.6 million contract on Wednesday with his fourth franchise in as many years.
A Montana man on Wednesday said last week's landmark ruling on same-sex unions inspired him to legitimize his marriage to his second wife.
The Fox News host divulged the sites he reads before he goes to bed.
Some call this gel eye treatment 'a cup of coffee for your skin.' We call it our bright-eyed secret weapon!
Warm sand between your toes, cold drink in hand and a riveting beach read -- that sound like a perfect weekend getaway.
A trap camera snapped a shot of a Bengal tiger creeping after its prey -- totally unaware of how dangerous his thrilling hunt might be.
You know this little one had to be tired if he couldn't even stay awake to meet the president!
Tennessee residents were forced to leave the area after the train car carrying a flammable and toxic substance caught on fire.
While Wal-Mart is known for its unbeatable deals, Family Dollar and Dollar General are moving in on the big-box store's bargain turf.
A new study suggests that women who alleviate hot flashes a particular way may accelerate bone loss and increase their fracture risk.
The Wall Street Journal's tech columnist Joanna Stern took the company's latest device for a test as we head into the warmer months.
The nation's chief prosecutor said the man who led weapons trafficking for the radical Islamic network was arrested with two others on Sunday.
Three-time Super Bowl champion Matt Light, who made a great living by protecting Tom Brady on the field, went out to rally for his old teammate.
The channel announced they will no longer be running the classic 1980s television show, but the network isn't discussing the reason.
Swift changes are headed to the N.Y. maximum-security prison as the state corrections department promised better surveillance Wednesday.
It is still considered one of the best sports moments in history when the former player scored the game-winner in the World Cup final.
With the appeal over the 'Blurred Lines' case looming, the singer opens up about the next phase in his life after a rocky time in the spotlight.
The draft was one of the most intriguing in years -- so much so that it set a television viewership record -- and spawned so much anticipation.
The U.S. submitted a formal request on Wednesday for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials as part of a corruption probe.
'I don't have a racist bone in my body.'
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