Helicopter Crashes in Downtown Seattle, Killing 2, Injuring at Least 1 [UPDATED]
A helicopter belonging to Seattle news station KOMO crashed on Tuesday morning near Fisher Plaza, near the famed Space Needle.
UPDATED: At Least 2 Dead, 22 Injured in New York City Building Explosion [PHOTOS]
Two adjacent apartment buildings in Manhattan collapsed after a gas explosion Wednesday morning. Two women were killed in the blast, which also injured at least 16 people and left many more missing.
Ralph Waite of ‘The Waltons’ Dies at 85
Ralph Waite, a fixture on American TV screens during the 1972-1981 run of 'The Waltons,' died Thursday. He was 85.
‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Phil Robertson Makes Controversial Claims in Interview
Phil Robertson, the patriarch of the family of Louisiana hunters on A&E's massive hit show 'Duck Dynasty,' recently gave an interview to GQ in which he made some controversial remarks on topics such as homosexuality, world religions and race relations in his home state.
Family and Friends of Newtown Victims Gather to Commemorate First Anniversary
The family and friends of the 26 people killed a year ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, held a candlelight vigil Thursday night in Washington.
New Movies: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,’ ‘A Madea Christmas’
Familiar and highly popular screen characters mark their return to theaters this weekend,
‘Selfie’ Wins 2013 Word of the Year, Beating ‘Twerk,’ ‘Schmeat’ and Others
After a yearly increase in usage of 17,000 percent, "selfie" was crowned 2013's Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries, following last year's winner "gif" and beating out the Miley Cyrus-endorsed "twerk," among others.
Teacher in Massachusetts Killed, Her 14-Year-Old Student Held on Murder Charges
Colleen Ritzer, a 24-year-old math teacher in Danvers, Massachusetts, was found dead in the woods behind the high school where she taught. A sophomore at the school has been arrested and charged with her murder.
Senate Reaches Bipartisan Deal to End Gov’t Shutdown, Raise Debt Ceiling
It may have taken more than two weeks, but the government finally looks set to reopen. At least until early 2014, that is.
Food-Stamp System Failure Leads to Massive Walmart Shopping Sprees
On Saturday, two Louisiana Walmart stores had their grocery shelves cleaned out by food-stamp recipients whose benefit cards briefly had their spending limits removed. Walmart may end up footing most of the bill because it chose not to implement emergency procedures that would have stopped all purch…
D.C. Navy Yard Shooting — Latest Updates, Names of Victims, More
Details about Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., are still emerging, but we have learned quite a bit more about exactly what happened, who the shooter is and who the victims are.
George Zimmerman Taken Into Custody After Domestic Dispute [UPDATED]
George Zimmerman was taken into custody on Monday afternoon in Lake Mary, Florida, after his wife, Shellie, told police he had pulled a gun on her. Zimmerman has not been charged with a crime at this time and is being held in investigative detention.