It won’t be just another mid-summer day in the southern Illinois college community of Carbondale on Monday.
The world's largest retailer has applied for a U.S. patent for a floating warehouse that could make deliveries via drones, which would bring products from the aircraft down to shoppers' homes.
BEREA, Ky. — A GPS-based hobby that predates the Pokemon Go craze from last summer is offering some Kentucky residents a fun way to put their navigation skills to good use.
With millions of people expected to flock to sites across 14 states in the band of totality to witness Monday’s solar eclipse, businesses and individuals from coast to coast are looking to cash in on an eclipse payday.
Baseball’s had a home at Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pennsylvania for 91 years, but on Sunday night, the ball field will host an experience like none other: Major League ballplayers in a minor league park with a Little League crowd.
Because of the infrequency in time and location of total solar eclipses, scientists historically have had difficulty studying broad, controlled data collections on eclipse-related animal behavior. But with the advent of smartphone technology, researchers are looping in citizen scientists to help record the effects of solar eclipses.
A Frankfort woman's conviction springing from the placement of pornographic images on a window at her home has been upheld by the Indiana Court of Appeals.
They've dealt with wildfires, hurricanes, mass shootings and warnings of potential earthquakes rumbling beneath their feet, but many first responders and emergency managers say preparing for the coming solar eclipse is unlike any challenge they've faced.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has decided to dismiss his embattled chief strategist Stephen Bannon, an architect of his 2016 general election victory, in a major White House shake-up that follows a week of racial unrest, according to two people familiar with the move.
A Missouri lawmaker started the day by making a comment on Facebook that would soon lead to calls for her resignation and even catch the attention of the Secret Service.
BOSTON — President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national crisis to combat opioid abuse could unleash a massive federal response to curb addiction, but some worry that new policies will focus more on locking people up than getting them into treatment.
INDIANAPOLIS — A Pendleton woman whose doctor husband supplied her with illegal drugs for personal use had her nursing license revoked Thursday by the Indiana State Board of Nursing.
BRUSSELS - Spain came under repeated attack starting Thursday in what authorities called linked terrorist incidents, when a driver swerved a van into crowds in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, killing more than a dozen people and injuring scores of others. Early Friday, an attempted attack unfolded in a town down the coast. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the Barcelona violence.
AUSTIN – Advocates of twice defeated legislation to restrict which bathroom transgenders can use in public buildings and schools in Texas vowed Thursday to continue their push for the contentious measure.
WASHINGTON – The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, which writes the nation’s tax legislation, says Republicans are going after “unfair carve-outs and loopholes” to cut corporate taxes to the lowest rates possible.
AUSTIN — A controversial “bathroom bill” that was part of Gov. Greg Abbott’s agenda failed to pass during a special session but questions persist about whether it could return in a yet another called session.
Yopp repeatedly said the bear's actions were more like an ambush than a chance encounter. He was told by authorities that the bear was likely after cat food on the porch.
Country artists and a NASCAR superstar are outraged by last weekend’s violence and loss of life in Charlottesville, Virginia, and they are expressing those feelings through social media — calling for an end to bigotry and hate.
OKLAHOMA CITY — It’s been three months since Turkey canceled the passport of Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter. But the story is not over yet.
If the Big 12 is going shake the label of being the worst Power 5 football conference in the country, defensive play throughout the league must be less offensive to watch.
Firefighting is among the most dangerous occupations for many reasons, but firefighters also can face increased long-term health risks due to exposure to a variety of hazardous substances on the job.
A ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park Tuesday night flew a little too high and to the right, where a CNHI Sports Boston photographer happened to be shooting photos. The unforgettable first pitch was preceded by an unforgettable photograph.
Silicon Valley significantly escalated its war on white supremacy this week, choking off the ability of hate groups to raise money online, removing them from Internet search engines, and preventing some sites from registering at all.
In the wake of the rally and death of Heather Heyer last week in Charlottesville, Virginia, political cartoonists from The Washington Post have sketched their sentiments linked to the event that has captured the nation's attention.
In less than two hours late Wednesday afternoon, south-central Minnesota was slammed with tornadic activity. The National Weather Service received seven reports of tornado sightings at different locations.
The Texas Hill Country, spreading 200 miles west from Austin and San Antonio, is a beautiful and rugged land of oak-covered hills, lakes, springtime bluebonnets, and a great deal of history. Spend time there and it becomes clear why Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson chose to return and live the remainder of their lives in this beautiful region of Texas. In late July, we returned to the region for a second visit to Canyon of the Eagles, a public-private nature park and resort in the Hill Country.
As you bite down into a delicious piece of fish, you probably don’t think about what the fish itself ate – but perhaps you should. Over 50 species of fish have been found to consume plastic trash at sea. This is bad news, not only for fish but potentially for humans who rely on fish for sustenance.
Bolstered by support from her fellow celebrities, international superstar Taylor Swift won a symbolic victory Aug. 14 when a federal jury in Denver found that she was assaulted and battered by former Denver DJ David Mueller when he groped her at a backstage photo opportunity before a concert in June 2013. Now, Swift is using the massive publicity surrounding the trial to speak out on behalf of other victims of sexual assault, and plans to put her money where her mouth is.
BOSTON — Home sellers in Massachusetts have for decades been required to tell potential buyers if toxic lead paint or plaster was detected in tests of the property.
Since the recession, many measurements of the U.S. economy improved: The stock market rallied, unemployment fell and the number of Americans worried about getting enough food began to drop.
Dave Reilly, director of new media at WHLM News Radio, attended an Aug. 11 rally of white nationalist organizations, which included neo-Nazis and white supremacy groups like the KKK, in Charlottesville, Virginia. He allegedly posted a video of the torch-lit march to YouTube and tweeted support of white supremacists, though his Twitter account is no longer.
ATLANTA – The loss of local talent will doom communities that don’t have a plan to stop the hemorrhaging of young people, says the head of the state’s Chamber of Commerce.
Officials in Mercer, Tazewell and McDowell counties are taking precautions to protect children during the total solar eclipse which will occur next Monday.
At a time when the Trump administration argues that creating manufacturing jobs is a critical national goal — even coordinating with states on generous subsidy packages to woo blue-collar employers — many factory workers are making a surprising decision: They're quitting.
One of Bruce Borders’ nearly 40 Elvis Presley replica jumpsuits weighs 38 pounds. Borders wears that “Desert Flower” jumpsuit and others, accessorized with equally weighty capes and belts, while impersonating the late King of Rock ‘n’ Roll in more than 50 shows a year.
AUSTIN — A group of major Texas municipalities will have to proceed with a lawsuit to halt enforcement of a controversial “sanctuary cities” statute without Fort Worth.
WINDHAM, N.H. — Neighbors of President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski claim in a lawsuit that the well-known political figure has threatened them with a baseball bat and said he would use his "clout" to make their lives a "nightmare."
FRANKFORT — Gov. Matt Bevin said Tuesday he now opposes removing the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis from the Kentucky Capitol Rotunda and echoed comments by President Donald Trump that all sides share blame for the violent events this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Republican voters here put a bitter Senate campaign into overtime Tuesday, forcing Sen. Luther Strange into a runoff with conservative jurist Roy Moore for the right to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions's old seat.
She arrived in the United States from Peru with her undocumented parents as a child, fleeing economic collapse at home. Five years ago, when she was vulnerable to deportation, the Obama administration acted to assure her -- and thousands of other co-called Dreamers -- they could apply to stay, go to college and obtain work permits.
Millions are expected to pack the so-called path of totality, or the swath of the United States that will be able to experience the complete solar eclipse. But, as with any major event, some things might not go according to plan.
The subsidies expire at the end of the year unless the government continues paying them to insurance companies that reduce deductibles and co-payments to Americans who cannot afford the out-of-pocket expenses.
Netflix's “13 Reasons Why” has sparked conversation among health professionals who cite a recently released study showing a marked increase in online searches for suicide-related terms since the show’s debut.
Police say video footage shows a man fatally shot by his bail bonds agent never had control of or knowledge of the agent's gun, despite her initial allegations of a struggle.
A crowd toppled a bronze Confederate statue in front of a county administrative building in Durham, North Carolina, on Monday evening, as throngs of "anti-fascist" groups gathered there days after white nationalist-fueled violence turned fatal in Virginia.