Photo gallery: NY ferry accident

The ferry from New Jersey made a hard landing at the dock as it pulled up to lower Manhattan during Wednesday morning rush hour, injuring as many as 50 people, at least one critically, officials said…

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Ferry strikes NYC dock, at least 50 injured

At least 50 people were injured, two critically, when a commuter ferry struck a dock in New York City’s financial district during Wednesday morning’s rush hour…

CA schools plan new critical thinking testing

California plans to implement a new testing sytem next year to replace the current STAR tests…

Flu cases on the rise

Flu cases on the rise…

2012 was hottest year on record

Government meteorologists say 2012 was by far the hottest year on record in the United States…

Warning to inspect Fisher-Price infant sleepers

The government is warning consumers to inspect Fisher-Price Newborn Rock ‘N Play Sleepers due to risk of exposure to mold for infants who use them…

Colo. shooting families listen to police testimony

The families of victims of the Colorado theater shooting sat through emotional testimony Monday from police officers who tried to save the lives of the wounded….

10 banks agree to pay $8.5B for foreclosure abuse

Ten major banks and mortgage companies agreed Monday to pay $8.5 billion to settle federal complaints that they wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners…

Data show worsening flu season

Health officials say this flu season is shaping up to be one of the more severe in recent years…

The “fiscal cliff bill” helps those who can’t pay mortgages

The “fiscal cliff bill” passed by Congress on January 1 includes provisions which benefit people who cannot afford paying home mortgages or inheriting legacies…