At least one person was killed Monday when part of the tourist-frequented Big Four Ice Caves collapsed in a national forest north of Seattle.
A Maryland boy who police say was severely beaten by his mother’s boyfriend for eating a slice of birthday cake without permission died in the hospital on Sunday.
Cet homme de 22 ans qui célébrait la fête nationale est mort après avoir mis un feu d’artifice sur le haut de sa tête.
A Minnesota volunteer firefighter was suspended Sunday, after flying a Confederate flag from the back of a department firetruck during a holiday parade on Friday.
Burt Shavitz, who co-founded the natural cosmetics company that used his iconic image, died Sunday in Bangor, Maine, surrounded by family and friends.
A 22-year-old man, who had been celebrating the 4th of July, died instantly after he placed a firework on the top of his head and lit the fuse.
On Thursday, the former Star Trek actor responded to a backlash, saying his comment, which came during a critique of Thomas’ same-sex marriage dissent, was “not racist.”
An iconic California tunnel that leads the way from Marin to San Francisco will now be called the Robin Williams Tunnel.
In Hawaii, shoppers will no longer be offered plastic bags. California is considering a similar ban.
A 32-year-old was treated at a hospital Saturday night for a possible shark bite. The shark attack is the latest in an uptick of incidents along the coast of the Carolinas.
Recreational marijuana use will be legal in Oregon starting on Wednesday, but with nowhere to buy it until October, advocates say they will give it away for free.
A Louisiana man asked for an explanation after successfully ordering an “ISIS battle flag cake” from a Walmart bakery that had perviously denied his Confederate flag design.
The Greek government’s decision comes after the European Central Bank announced on Sunday it will not pump more money into the depleted coffers of the country’s banks. Over the past few weeks, Greeks have been scrambling to withdraw money from ATMs amid fears the nation’s banks will soon run out of cash.
A plane crashed into a Plainville, Massachusetts, home on Sunday, igniting a fire that consumed the residence. All those on board the plane died, while the four occupants of the home were able to escape, officials said.
The town of Chillicothe, Ohio, has become the focus of an FBI investigation after the bodies of four of six missing women washed up in nearby creeks, sparking fears of a serial killer. On Monday, a reward was increased to $5,000 per woman for information.
Eleven protesters blocking the access road to the summit of Mauna Kea on Wednesday were arrested as Thirty Meter Telescope crews were set to start construction. After about 7 hours, TMT crews turned around and the Governor said “construction is on hold until further notice.”
The debate in South Carolina over removing lingering symbols of the Confederacy is spreading nationally. This post is updated as more information becomes available.
A plane registered to James Horner, who won two Oscars for Titanic, crashed on Monday near Santa Barbara, California, his agents confirmed.
Three men who jumped from One World Trade Center in September 2013 were acquitted Monday of felony burglary charges, but found guilty on lesser charges of reckless endangerment and BASE jumping.