The lead lawyer for a New Hampshire prep school graduate charged with sexual assault is defending his handling of the case, saying his team prevented damaging evidence from being presented at trial
Nearly 10 years after a "doomsday" seed vault opened on an Arctic island, some 50,000 new samples from seed collections around the world have been deposited in the world's largest repository.
From The New York Times: Volkswagen’s GTI strikes a good balance between performance and practicality. It started the 'hot hatch' segment, and it remains the one to beat. By TOM VOELK.
On this week's Meet the Press, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) defends press freedom, W.H. Chief of Staff Reince Preibus fills in the details of Michael Flynn's resignation, and former C.I.A. Director Leon Panetta talks about the intelligence community and loyalty.
The legalized marijuana industry is growing more than pot. Analysts say it could create over a quarter of a million jobs while other industries decline.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is praising the media at a time when the Trump administration has accused reporters of being dishonest and delivering "fake news."
Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is promising to boost traffic at smaller airports on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean when it starts service to Europe this summer from Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York's Hudson Valley
Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in Madison, Wisconsin, say they have settled a federal civil rights lawsuit for $3.35 million
At the Conservative Political Action Conference, Ted Cruz comments on a new 2nd Amendment weapons test by the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, saying, "It is nuts."
General Motors is trying to persuade state lawmakers to approve self-driving car rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road
An off-duty California officer who didn't want teens walking across his lawn fired his gun in a struggle with a group of youths, igniting unruly protests after video of the fight surfaced
Some residents returned home to sort through waterlogged furniture, toys and clothing after being abruptly evacuated when a surging creek carrying engine fuel and sewage water inundated thousands of homes in San Jose
Company towns like Peoria, Illinois, have long relied on major employers to provide generations of locals with jobs and give the cities their central identity