Although the poinsettia is known as the Christmas Flower, its famous velvety red “petals” are actually leaves.
A nearly $2 billion high-speed Amtrak rail project in Illinois is in its final phase of construction — news coming on the heels of Monday’s deadly Amtrak derailment in Washington state.
A pregnant immigrant teenager detained by the federal government should be blocked from having an abortion, the Trump administration said Monday in a request to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The same sea lion trailed and bit a swimmer on Thursday and may have attacked another on Friday at Aquatic Park in San Francisco.
Washington’s months-long #piegate controversy ended Thursday, as reporters ate a very real chocolate-pecan pie baked by White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
An Uber driver was arrested Thursday in Georgia, accused of raping a 16-year-old female passenger earlier in the week.
A woman in Northern Georgia has been arrested and charged with leaving her 4-year-old son in the car near meth and drug equipment while burglarizing a house, authorities said.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Beijing Wednesday for a four-day state visit and will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday, the Korean Herald reported.
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will be shown to astronauts aboard the International Space Station, a NASA official told Inverse on Tuesday.
An illegal cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked a wildfire in Bel-Air last week, authorities said Tuesday.
An explosion at a natural gas facility near Austria’s border with Slovakia killed one person on Tuesday, authorities say.
A suspect to a cold case in Northern California has been arrested on Monday—37 years after the homicide of a 14-year-old girl that drew national attention, the San Francisco Gate reported.
The traditional reenactment of George Washington crossing the Delaware River is still on for Christmas Day, but this Sunday’s scheduled dress rehearsal has been canceled.
NBC News fired another 20-year emloyee this week after an investigation of his workplace behavior, according to a published report.
A 2-year-old boy in Houston, Texas accidentally suffocated his 6-month-old brother this week, The Houston Chronicle reported.
A man and woman from Ohio have been charged with using a 2-year-old toddler in a plan to produce and sell child pornography videos.
A Tennessee couple’s Christmas went up in flames this week when their holiday lights set their house on fire.
“Partridge Family” star David Cassidy left daughter Katie Cassidy out of his will and left his $150,000 in assets to son Beau Devin Cassidy.
A Georgia teacher, already in jail for solicitation of sodomy, has been additionally charged with reckless conduct by a person with HIV, authorities said.
More than 7,000 cases of influenza have been confirmed in the U.S. so far this flu season — more than double the number this time last year, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., reached his goal of 3 million Twitter followers Tuesday — but not before thousands of social media users staged an online protest.
Federal authorities requested thousands of gun retrievals in 2016 from buyers who did not pass the national background check, USA Today reported Monday.