Hurricane Michael has been upgraded to “an extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm early Wednesday as it continues its approach toward the Florida Panhandle, forecasters said.
Hurricane Michael is forecast to strengthen to a Category 4 storm before it makes landfall Wednesday, bringing torrential rains and life-threatening winds to the Florida Panhandle, the National Hurricane Center said.
In the latest shake-up for President Donald Trump’s turbulent administration, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley abruptly announced she is resigning at the end of the year, raising questions about who will fill the key national security post and about the out…
Notable firings and resignations from President Donald Trump’s White House since he took office on Jan. 20, 2017.
California’s top elections official said Tuesday he doesn’t yet know if any of the roughly 1,500 people mistakenly registered to vote by the Department of Motor Vehicles cast ballots in the June primary, according to reports.
Craig Kimbrel and the Boston Red Sox held off the Yankees’ ninth-inning rally that ended with a video replay, eliminating New York with a 4-3 victory Tuesday night that set up a postseason rematch with the World Series champion Houston Astros.
On a bright Sunday afternoon, a group of government workers walked around Bogota’s most famous square dressed as pigeons, with cardboard beaks covering their noses, as thousands of real birds swarmed overhead and left their droppings on stately monuments.
Officials at Los Alamos National Laboratory say they have completed the first shipment of waste from a key area at the lab to the federal government’s underground nuclear waste repository since the dump resumed operations in early 2017.
Nikki Haley came to her job as the top U.S. diplomat at the United Nations with no foreign policy experience, but in less than two years she made many friends — even among ambassadors from countries at odds with the Trump administration’s policies.
(Mayo Clinic) Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified three specific gene types that account for a known two-to-three-fold increase in myeloma diagnoses among African-Americans. Researchers also demonstrated the ability to study race and racial admi… Continue reading → Continue reading →
(American Heart Association) Hispanic infants born with critical types of heart disease had significantly worse one-year outcomes than infants born to white mothers. Lower maternal education and greater reliance on public health insurance were closely … Continue reading → Continue reading →
(Alzheimer’s Association) In preparation for more tools that detect and measure the biology associated with Alzheimer’s and other dementias earlier and with more accuracy, an Alzheimer’s Association-led Workgroup has published appropriate use criteria … Continue reading → Continue reading →
Roughly $470 million was up for grabs in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions, making it the sixth largest jackpot in the game’s history.
An Alaska court says a borough’s policy on assembly meeting prayer violates the state constitution.
A man in Michigan accused of raping multiple women was reportedly hit with additional charges Tuesday, a day after local officials allocated funds to be used towards processing hundreds of videos found at his home, reports said.
The Latest on a complaint that a Muslim woman renewing her Hawaii driver’s license was discriminated against (all times local): 4 p.m. Hawaii County officials say they were following U.S. requirements when they issued a temporary driver’s license to a …
In a desperate plea Tuesday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott urged residents to heed to the mandatory evacuations in 35 counties — but for some business owners, a commitment to serve their community rang louder.
Marsha Blackburn, a Republican Senate candidate in Tennessee, responded Tuesday to Taylor Swift’s social media dig against her, and the pop star’s announcement that she would be voting for Democrats in the midterm elections.