OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma launched an ad campaign Monday to tell people harmed by its powerful prescription opioid where they can file claims against the company.
A California man who said he wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the world is round has died after his home-built rocket blasted off into the desert sky and plunged back to Earth.
With about a dozen spectators lining a pier on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast and aiming their phones out to the horizon, the Niña and Pinta sailed Wednesday into a Biloxi harbor. Christopher Columbus sailed across the Atlantic on the Niña on his three
The Scouts resorted to Chapter 11 in hopes of surviving a barrage of lawsuits, many of them made possible by recent changes in state laws that allow people to sue over long-ago sexual abuse. Locally, the Sequoyah Council issued a statement on Tuesday saying it has not filed for bankruptcy.
Chinese authorities on Monday reported a slight upturn in new virus cases and 105 more deaths, while new cases in other countries are raising more concern about containment of the virus.
Fuel breaks are intended to break up fire fuels by creating breaks in vegetation that slow a blaze’s progress. By implementing them strategically, they help firefighters control the spread of fire and can protect homes and resources.
The number of child deaths and the hospitalization rate for youngsters are the highest seen at this point in any season since the severe flu outbreak of 2009-10, health officials said Friday. And the wave is expected to keep going for weeks.
Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department said Monday.
The statues of abolitionists Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass will be unveiled Monday night in the Maryland State House’s Old House Chamber, the room where slavery was abolished in the state in 1864.
Former national security adviser John Bolton will speak at Vanderbilt University later this month alongside another former national security adviser, Susan Rice.
President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country, tested civic norms and fed the tumultuous 2020 race for the White House.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday slammed House Democrats' drive to impeach President Donald Trump as "the most rushed, least fair and least thorough" in history and confirmed that he will vote to acquit him.
Closing arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial unfolded Monday more for history than to sway votes, one final chance to influence public opinion and set the record ahead of his expected acquittal in the Republican-led Senate.
Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog on Sunday declared: “Spring will be early, it’s a certainty.”
The first treatment for peanut allergies is about to hit the market, a big step toward better care for all kinds of food allergies — but still a long way from a cure.