The FAA has granted 1,300 permits that allow commercial firms to operate drones for everything from selling real estate to inspecting utility lines. But there’s concern over some recent close calls.
Just a couple extra hours can make a real difference, a study shows. Adults who slept only five or six hours were four times more likely to get sick when exposed to a common cold virus.
Alaska’s health commissioner spends her summers working on policy issues by day and fishing for salmon for the winter on nights and weekends with her family who belong to the Yup’ik people.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will decide whether to list the greater sage grouse as endangered. Many groups, including some oil and gas firms and a conservation group don’t want that to happen.
So your kid is off to college. You’ve spent months navigating the financial aid process and meticulously budgeted for all sorts of out-of-pocket expenses … or so you thought.
Nestle, Netflix and Microsoft are among several major employers that have announced big increases in family leave benefits this year. The moves are seen as essential as companies compete for talent.
The State Department released the latest — and largest — batch of Hillary Clinton’s emails Monday from her time as secretary of state.
Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk who has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, lost her bid for a stay when the U.S. Supreme Court denied her application.
Frazier Glenn Cross Jr. was 73 years old when he opened fire on people in two locations near Kansas City, Mo., last spring.
Terry Loewen, who pleaded guilty to attempting to drive an explosives-laden vehicle and detonate it at an airport in Wichita, Kan., has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.
Hillary Clinton has said she neither sent nor received emails marked classified on her personal server. But 150 of the emails to be released Monday night have now been labeled “confidential.”
At Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, people start lining up at 5 a.m. to get a taste of world-famous brisket. The line has become such a fixture that it’s become a business opportunity for locals.
The ride-hailing service has served more than 1 million customers in Philadelphia, despite operating under disputed terms for nearly a year.
Many in the wine and beer industry claim women have a keener sense of smell, and thus taste, than do men. Sensory scientists who’ve tackled this question say there’s something to this.
Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson says Miles ran up behind Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth and shot him 15 times.