Across New York City, more than 70 restaurants are tossing their oyster shells not into the trash or composting pile, but into the city's eroded harbor. It's all part of Billion Oyster Project's restaurant shell-collection program.
Twenty people died on Saturday after a limousine crashed in upstate New York, in what safety officials are calling the nation's worst road accident in nearly a decade.
Republican Lisa Murkowski voted no, while Jeff Flake, Susan Collins and Joe Manchin voted yes. A final vote — which still hangs on Flake, Collins and Manchin — is set for Saturday.
The Supreme Court has refused to take up a billionaire's appeal of a lower court ruling that forced him to maintain public access to surfers and others who visit Martins Beach, south of San Francisco.
"I'm on the phone with a history professor at Indiana University, Bloomington, named Ellen Wu. We're talking about skin color, identity and how people like us — Americans of East Asian-descent — can describe ourselves."
Officers were called to Manhattan's Minskoff Theater on Friday, where they say they found 47-year-old puppet technician Ilya Vett in the process of printing a handgun.
Seven people were injured when a man wielding a knife and iron bar attacked people on a street in Paris late Sunday, according to news reports citing local police.
Bless us, sister, for audiences will have the living bejeezus scared out of them when "The Nun" opens in cinemas nationwide on Friday.
In a scathing resignation letter, Seth Frotman, who until now was the student loan ombudsman at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, says current leadership "has turned its back on young people and their financial futures."
Alex Vardakostas had a dream about creating a robot burger-maker in college. He's now poised to open a restaurant with his Creator Burger robot in September.
A handful of lucky people have survived similar falls in real life.
Hurricane Lane was a Category 3, with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph and was moving slowly, at 6 mph, moving north toward the islands Thursday night — it's expected to remain a "dangerous" hurricane, the weather service said.
Ohio State University says it is suspending Head Football Coach Urban Meyer along with Athletics Director Gene Smith in response to how the two handled allegations of domestic abuse made against an assistant coach.
The NWS says a hurricane warning is now in effect for the island of Hawaii, also known as the Big Island, while a hurricane watch is in effect for Maui County as well as Oahu island, where Honolulu is located.
Beginning Monday, authorities are rolling out a replacement for the apparently unironically named "strong" bolivar, swapping it out for a "sovereign" bolivar that will be pegged to the government's proposed cryptocurrency, the petro.
One mining town in the outback, Broken Hill, is even reporting crowds of emus arriving into town searching for water and food. The birds, which are flightless and can grow more than 6 feet tall, have been spotted running laps of the main street, eating gardens and gate crashing football matches.
Here are some tips for getting the most out of your getaway, from people who study — or practice — the art of vacation.
In the summer of 1968, Jared Kass was working at a camp for high school students in Massachusetts. He decided to teach the kids in his dorm a game that he'd learned at Amherst College, where he was a student.
Milk prices have already fallen 4 percent this year, continuing a steady decline since 2014, according to data from the Labor Department. Meanwhile, net farm income, a broad measure of profits, is forecast to drop this year to its lowest level since 2006, according to the Department of Agriculture.
Researchers have discovered why some stomach bugs hit us so hard — and spread so fast. These findings may help treat — and even prevent — these viruses more effectively.