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  • Same-Sex Marriage Hearings at the Supreme Court: What You Need to Know

    This coming week, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on the highly controversial issue of same-sex marriage. 4) OK, so what exactly is happening Tuesday at the Supreme Court, and who is involved?

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  • Mystery Colorado Highway Shooting on I-25 Points to Possible Serial Attacker

    After four attacks centered on a northern Colorado highway within three days, authorities are concerned a serial shooter may be on the loose. The 20-year-old woman was driving alone on Interstate 25 in Larimer County late Wednesday night 25 when she was shot and the front driver's side window of…

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  • Worst Mayweather-Pacquiao Seats Will Still Cost $5,000

    Tickets for the Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match, called the "fight of the century," have creeped up on Super Bowl prices, but what you’ll pay for the worst seat in the house might surprise you. Floyd “Money” Mayweather will face eight-division world champion Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao May 2, 3…

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  • Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch as Attorney General 166 Days After Nomination

    The Senate narrowly confirmed Loretta Lynch as the next attorney general today, 166 days after she was first nominated for the post. The Senate approved Lynch’s nomination with a vote of 56 to 43. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, missed the vote because of scheduling conflicts, including a fundraiser in…

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  • Al Qaeda Spokesman Adam Gadahn Was Once American Adam Pearlman

    Adam Gadahn, the al Qaeda spokesman killed during a U.S. counterterrorism operation, was an American-born suburbanite named Adam Pearlman who went from listening to heavy metal to Islamic radical. On the FBI's "Most Wanted Terrorists" list, the State Department had offered a $1 million reward for…

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  • Freddie Grey Arrest: Baltimore Van Ride at Center of Mystery

    Four days after the unexplained death of Freddie Grey, questions still surround what happened while the 25-year-old was in Baltimore police custody. Police have not clarified why Grey was arrested or how he became injured, but perhaps the most mysterious part of the incident is what exactly…

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  • Chelsea Clinton Defends Family’s Foundation Against 'Clinton Cash' Book Allegations

    Chelsea Clinton defended her family’s charity today against allegations that foreign governments received favors in return for donations -- saying that despite all the questions, the Clinton Foundation does “important” work and is “among the most transparent” of foundations. Chelsea Clinton made…

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  • Oklahoma Admits Oil and Gas Industry Responsible for Dramatic Rise in Earthquakes

    For the first time in the state's history, Oklahoma’s state government officially recognized the long held scientific consensus linking the disposal of oil and gas wastewater with the record number of earthquakes plaguing it in recent years.

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  • New Atomic Clock Is So Accurate It Won't Lose 1 Second in 15 Billion Years

    "Time can be intricately connected to gravity," Jun Ye, a physicist at JILA, a joint institute of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Colorado, Boulder, told the Los Angeles Times.

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  • Police Investigate Diet Pills Containing DNP in Woman's Death

    Police are investigating the death of a woman in the United Kingdom after she took diet pills that she bought online, British authorities said. The West Mercia Police Department in western England issued a warning this week after Eloise Parry, 21, died on April 12, shortly after she took pills she…

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  • Photos Show How Burglars Drilled Through London Vault's Massive Concrete Wall

    The Metropolitan Police in London released photos today of a company vault that authorities believe took the burglars four days to break into, leading to a brazen heist. The suspects drilled through the 20-inch thick concrete wall of the vault using a "heavy duty" Hilti DD350 drill, according to a…

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  • Bill Clinton: What It Will Be Like to Have Him Back on the Campaign Trail

    Former President Bill Clinton has been keeping quiet when it comes to directly commenting on his wife's latest bid for the White House -- but he's starting to make more obvious hints now that she is officially two weeks into the race. You may have noticed that," he said at a Tuesday event held at…

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  • Pope Francis to Stop in Cuba Before US Trip

    The Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis will stop in Cuba before his visit to the United States this September. Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi officially confirmed the stopover today but gave no further details. Pope Francis is said to have helped speed up reconciliation between…

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  • France Terror Arrest: How the Alleged Paris Plot Was Thwarted

    Details are starting to emerge about a terror attack that was thwarted in Paris this weekend that involved an arsenal of weapons, an apparently random shooting and a list of potential religious targets, officials say. French officials first reported the plot today, days after the suspect was…

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  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Not Expected to Take Stand in Boston Marathon Bombing Penalty Phase, Officials Say

    The penalty phase of the Boston bombing trial begins today, following Tsarnaev’s conviction on all 30 counts related to the April 2013 bombing. The twin explosions detonated at the finish line of the Boston Marathon then killed three people – including an eight-year-old boy – and injured some 260…

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  • 420 Inspires the Craziest Marijuana Reviews

    "Four-twenty" is slang for marijuana consumption. In honor of 420, here are some of the most humorously enlightening and brutally honest reviews on marijuana website Leafly.com and clinic reviews on Yelp.

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  • Los Angeles Police Looking for Stolen Baby Sea Lion

    The Los Angeles Police Department is asking the public for help to find four thieves who took a baby sea lion from its mother. Police say that the suspects were seen taking a baby sea lion from Dockweiler State Beach in Playa Del Rey early Sunday morning at around 3 a.m. "When officers arrived…

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