Mississippi was the most obese state in the U.S. in 2013, according to a new Gallup-Healthways poll —and locals are attributing the title to the state’s cultural attitudes.
Russia has sunk one of its own ships in a bid to block Ukrainian vessels from heading out into the Black Sea, a Ukrainian official says.
California's majestic redwood trees are in danger as poachers enter the sunshine state's national parks to steal its wood to sell for furniture.
A mysterious letter that sat unopened for nearly 70 years, and was found last month tucked inside a book bought at a Florida thrift shop, was finally opened Thursday, revealing a soldier's love during a time of war.
Apparently Condoleezza Rice, the first African-American woman to serve as National Security Adviser and the nation’s Secretary of State, doesn’t have what it takes to be honored by Rutgers University.
The female pilot of a WestJet flight from Calgary to Victoria got the last laugh after a male passenger left her a sexist note on an airline napkin.
Police video of Justin Bieber giving a urine sample for a drug test after his arrest on driving under the influence and other charges was released by prosecutors Thursday, with sensitive portion...
The Obama administration moved Thursday on several fronts to counter Russia's aggression in Ukraine's Crimea, sending fighter jets to allied countries, imposing visa restrictions on Russians and strongly decrying a planned referendum in Crimea to split from Ukraine and join Russia.
Kendall Jenner is walking some serious runways.
A Texas man accused of dousing a boy with gasoline and setting him on fire when he was a teenager can be tried as an adult for murder after the victim died from his burns nearly 13 years later, a judge ruled Thursday.
An Associated Press photograph of boys active in Trail Life that ran last Sunday in newspapers across the nation. It generated hundreds of angry emails and some threatening telephone calls to Trail Life headquarters.
A man was charged Wednesday with kidnapping and murdering a nursing student who was last seen outside her West Tennessee home nearly three years ago, investigators said.
Slag heaps of rusting electronics, old refrigerators and monitors are scattered everywhere in Agbogbloshie, a dumping ground in Ghana for electronic waste from the rest of the world -- including the United States.
A British army general has banned soldiers from eating sandwiches after observing the “barbaric” practice of soldiers eating with their hands.
Nearly 70 years ago, a group of American soldiers puzzled by a scientific article they read while in the Philippines during World War II decided to go directly to the source. Their subsequent letter inexplicably reached none other than Albert Einstein, who replied that “space should be looked at as a four-dimensional continuum.”
The Batkid's mother said Miles was planning to wear a tuxedo for the event and had attended a rehearsal on Saturday to prepare.
Russia’s government-funded news channel blasted an American news anchor Thursday for criticizing President Vladimir Putin and resigning on its air, calling the move a “self-promotional stunt.”
If anyone knows the impact of a national sex scandal, it’s Sydney Leathers, the former sexting partner of former congressman Anthony Weiner.
You can actually live at Disney World.