A 14-year-old boy held 29 students and a teacher at gunpoint in a West Virginia high school classroom Tuesday afternoon before he released them after negotiations and surrendered, authorities said.
US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy used her personal email for official business despite a State Department policy advising employees generally to avoid this, an internal audit released on Tuesday said.
US Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone's military unit is nominating him for the prestigious Airman's Medal in honor of his actions to subdue a heavily armed gunman on the Amsterdam-to-Paris train last Friday.
The National Zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang, a star tourist draw in the US capital, gave birth to twin cubs on Saturday, the zoo said.
The National Zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a cub on Saturday, the zoo said.
US defense chief Ash Carter said Thursday the Pentagon is examining domestic sites to transfer detainees currently held without any trials at the naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, amid unrelenting opposition from local officials and lawmakers.
Treasure hunters off Florida have found $4.5 million in gold coins from a Spanish ship that sank during a hurricane in the 18th century, the salvage company said on Wednesday.
Chinese graduates looking to land jobs in Silicon Valley have more choices than ever, ranging from well-established companies or ever-mushrooming startups to projects of their own based in the United States or China.
Former US President Jimmy Carter says that his cancer has spread to his brain and he will startradiation treatment for it later in the day.
At least three people were killed and four others were injured in a shooting in western New York, local media reported Thursday.
Florida treasure hunters found a trove of $4.5 million worth of Spanish gold coins 300 years to the day after a fleet of ships sunk in a hurricane while en route from Havana to Spain.
Serious side effects of new drug could hurt acceptance