A tarantula named after singer Johnny Cash is among 14 new species identified by scientists who spent a decade collecting the hairy spiders and studying nearly 3,000 of them.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died of natural causes and no autopsy was necessary, a judge has told The Associated Press.
In 2011, eyebrows shot up when former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin used a salty acronym -- WTF -- to mock the policies of President Barack Obama.
The presidential election just got real.
Authorities say a Pittsburgh woman jailed in four recent store robberies told police she needed money for dog food and kitty litter.
Pope Francis issued a tough-love message to Mexico's political and church elites Saturday, telling them they have a duty to provide their people with security, justice and courageous pastoral care to confront the drug-inspired violence and corruption that are tormenting the country.
Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.
Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy change barring female World War II pilots from having their ashes placed at Arlington National Cemetery.
The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the University of Connecticut has a list price of $303. For students who use the version professor Edward Neth is preparing for the fall semester, the cost will be zero.
A federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Thursday that Bill Cosby's wife must give a deposition in a defamation lawsuit against the comedian, but said she can refuse to answer questions about private marital conversations.
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vigorously agreed. Except when they didn't.
Jeb Bush says he was better at real estate than Donald Trump, and the former Florida governor is even embracing the "establishment" label.
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate prowess but struggling to build a winning coalition in a crowded GOP field.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the race for the Republican nomination for president "without an ounce of regret" on Wednesday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's primary.
For young women, political revolution is currently trumping the idea of a Madame President.
The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention.
Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" -- and its now-somewhat sullied hero Atticus Finch -- are heading to Broadway in a new adaptation written by Aaron Sorkin.
The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the City Council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb.
An Alabama woman serving life without parole in her granddaughter's running death is on life support after a possible heart attack.
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