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Alex Deaton, 28, is also a person of interest in the killing of a 69-year-old woman found shot to death inside a church on Thursday.
While several states have legalized possession of recreational pot, the attorney general stressed that it's still a federal crime.
Researchers used data from online video games to study what kinds of practice and habits help people acquire skill. Beyond simply learning about what makes gamers good, the investigators hope...
Environmental groups have launched a legal challenge to the government's rule change.
Mobile apps designed to keep teens safe online are overwhelmingly focused on parental control, which may be only a short-term solution that hinders a teen's ability to learn coping strategies...
Like many new arrivals, Najwa's family came to the U.S. with nothing. When a local mom stepped in to help, her effort snowballed into something bigger.
Wilbur Ross, President Donald Trump's pick to head the Department of Commerce, was easily confirmed in the Senate on a 72-27 vote Monday evening.
Former President George W. Bush addressed a range of issues Monday, including his views on news media, blocking immigrants and refugees and national security.
"I wasn't trying to get into the music industry. I didn't want to sing R&B. If I was going to sing for anybody, I wanted to sing for God."
A new poll shows how viewers of different media outlets often have wildly divergent views of the president's job performance and the state of the U.S.
A man and woman were sentenced to 13 and six years in prison for joining a group of Confederate flag supporters who threatened a Georgia community.
A new review attempts to dispel the hype surrounding some popular diet trends, and outline what experts really known about a heart-healthy diet.
White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on behalf of the President, Ryan Owens death during the controversial Yemen Raid saved American lives.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit that sought to require labels on egg cartons indicating the conditions...
The ancient rivalry between tortoise and hare seems to have ended after an Arizona hotel's pet tortoise appointed itself guardian of a wandering baby bunny.
A group of British road construction workers came up with a new way to keep themselves amused -- and somewhat nauseous -- "The Cement Mixer Challenge."
Activity in the self-related, mentalizing, and positive valuation regions of the brain combine unconsciously in our thoughts to determine what we want to read and share, such that brain scans...
New research suggests people's faces resemble their names. Participants beat random odds when guessing a person's name based only on their facial appearance.
e Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) has joined with other scientific societies in partnering with the March for Science, a mass outpouring of non-partisan support for science...
A California woman who returned a security camera that is supposed to email video to its owner said she is now receiving footage inside a stranger's home.
Most dog owners will tell you they consider their beloved pets to be members of their families. Now new research suggests that dogs may be even more like us than...
The rise in hate groups and hate-related incidents in the United States – and elsewhere – is stoking concerns about social peace.
If your name is Fred, do you look like a Fred? You might -- and others might think so, too. New research has found that people appear to be better...
Australian police said they are investigating a video showing two teenagers "train surfing" by clinging to the back of a train.
Chrissy Teigen sent social media into a frenzy after she was spotted napping on John Legend's shoulder during Casey Affleck's acceptance speech for Best Actor.
In today's NBA, Brandon Jennings might have gotten what he asked for.
Past research has revealed that our brains synchronize when listening to the same idea or story. Now, biomedical engineers have developed a tool to better understand this phenomenon.
Almost 100 federal government employees have admitted or been caught viewing copious amounts of pornography while on the job in the past five years.