Powerball jackpot reaches $300M for Saturday

This weekend’s Powerball jackpot will be worth at least $300 million, so the $2 tickets are likely to sell quickly…

Halfway house for woman charged in DC vandalism

A woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral has been ordered released to a halfway house…

Yellowstone’s Steamboat geyser sees rare eruption

Yellowstone National Park’s Steamboat Geyser ?the world’s tallest ?has erupted for the first time in more than eight years….

Woman killed in 17-story fall from NYC balcony

A 35-year-old woman on a first date plunged to her death Thursday after the railing on her 17th-floor New York City balcony gave way…

4-year-old boy stung 40 times by bees

A scary incident for a california boy and his family….

Unemployment dips to 7.4 percent

The nation’s unemployment rate is now at a four and a-half-year low of 7.4 percent…

US issues global travel alert over al-Qaida threat

The United States has issued a global travel alert because of an al-Qaida terrorist threat…

Photo Gallery: Inside Ariel Castro’s house

Ariel Castro, the man convicted of holding three women captive in his house for over a decade and raping them repeatedly…

Baby boy born on subway platform in DC

A woman who gave birth to a baby boy on a Metro platform in downtown Washington is getting $100…

Do hotter temps lead to hotter tempers ?

As the world gets warmer, people’s tempers are likely to get hotter, scientists say…