Missing Flight 370 Crashed Into Indian Ocean, Says Malaysian Prime Minister
Authorities have concluded that Malaysia Airlines flight 370 fell into the Indian Ocean, killing all 239 people onboard.
Fred Phelps, Founder of Westboro Baptist Church, Dead at 84
Fred Phelps, who founded the Westboro Baptist Church, died late Wednesday night at a hospice in Topeka, Kansas. He was 84.
New Movies This Week: ‘Divergent,’ ‘Muppets Most Wanted’
New in theaters this week: the latest young-adult-novel-to-screen adaptation, a la 'Hunger Games,' and the return of the Muppets.
3 Reasons Chocolate Is Healthier Than You Think and You Should Eat More of It
Can eating more chocolate actually be a smart, healthy decision? Yes, it can, despite everything your parents used to say.
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.
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.
Two Students Injured in New Mexico Middle School Shooting [UPDATED]
Shots were fired at Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, New Mexico, Tuesday morning.
A ‘Polar Vortex’ Is Freezing Over Much of America
If you live in the Midwest, you already know this: it's very, very, extremely, downright absurdly cold out there. And things are only going to get worse as what weather experts call a "polar vortex" begins covering more and more of the country.
Ship Carrying 74 People Trapped in Antarctica Set to Be Rescued
On Christmas Eve in Antarctica, a blizzard descended upon the Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy, surrounding it in ice and immobilizing it. Seventy-four people, including tourists, scientists and crew members, are onboard. But help is on the way.
Waitress Receives Massive Tip After Returning Lost Money to Wrong Guy
The giving spirit is strong this time of year.
This Eagles Cheerleader Also Does Army Intelligence in Afghanistan
Last month Rachel Washburn returned home from Afghanistan, following her second tour as a first lieutenant in Army intelligence. She was honored Sunday night at halftime of the Bears-Eagles game in Philadelphia, where she was a cheerleader for three years.
10 Great Ideas for Donations to Your Local Food Bank
This time of year, food banks are working extra hard to keep their shelves stocked. If you're in a charitable mood, you might be wondering what exactly these charities are looking for in the way of donations. A recent thread on Reddit explored just that. Numerous commenters with experience either wo…