Hurricane Irma Tears Through Caribbean With Record Strength, Heading for Florida
Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane ever measured, has made landfall on the Caribbean islands of Barbuda and Antigua, and passing by just north of Puerto Rico. Following that, if the gargantuan storm continues on its current path, its core would hit the Florida coast by Sunday…
Monday’s Solar Eclipse: 3 Things You Should Know
The total solar eclipse set to take place this Monday, August 21, is a rare, almost magical treat for anyone interested by what's up there in the sky and how it works. NASA has been preparing for the celestial event, and we wanted to share a few key pieces to help you better enjoy and understan…
O.J. Simpson Granted Parole After 9 Years in Prison for Robbery
He can go free as early as October 1.
Four Dead, Including Gunman, at UPS Warehouse in San Francisco
A gunman opened fire on his fellow employees at a UPS facility in San Francisco, killing three people before turning the gun on himself. The shooting occurred just before 9 a.m. local time on Wednesday.
President Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord
In a mid-afternoon Rose Garden speech, President Donald Trump announced that the United States will pull out of the Paris climate agreement reached in 2015, which set out to limit the world's carbon emissions and slow the pace of global warming.
White Nationalists Carry Torches at Confederate Statue Protest
A statue of Robert E. Lee, commander of the Confederate army during the Civil War, was the site of demonstrations this weekend that eventually required police intervention.
House of Representatives Passes Bill to Repeal and Replace Obamacare
The House of Representatives voted on Thursday in favor of the American Health Care Act, which would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which is commonly known as Obamacare. Congressional Republicans took a step forward in their years-long quest to repeal the Obamacare, the 2010 law that re…
Donald Trump Wins Election, Defeats Hillary Clinton [UPDATED 2:45 a.m. ET]
It's finally over, and it might be the biggest upset in American political history.
Trump vs. Clinton, Round 2 — A Preview of Sunday Night’s Second Presidential Debate
On Sunday night, presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will meet in a town-hall setting at Washington University in St. Louis. The event starts at 9 p.m. ET and will run for 90 minutes.
New York Bombing Suspect Arrested After Shootout With Police in N.J. (UPDATED)
Law enforcement has taken into custody Ahmad Khan Rahami, the man wanted in connection to the weekend bombings in New York City and Seaside Park, New Jersey.