Boy Scouts to Begin Admitting Girls, From Cub Scout Up to Eagle Scout
The Boy Scouts of America will soon open up its programs, allowing girls to join Cub Scout units and also to become Eagle Scouts, the organization's highest rank.
September 11 Commemorated in New York and Washington: Photos
Today marks the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Ceremonies were held in New York City and Washington, D.C., to commemorate the tragic events and remember those who died.
Hurricane Irma Rips Through Florida Keys, Heads Up Southwest Coast Toward Tampa
Hurricane Irma finally made landfall on the continental U.S. Sunday morning, battering the Florida Keys first and then proceeding north to the southwestern coast of the Sunshine State.
Hurricane Irma Tears Through Caribbean With Record Strength, Heading for Florida
Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane ever measured, has made landfall on the Caribbean islands of Barbuda and Antigua, and passing by just north of Puerto Rico. Following that, if the gargantuan storm continues on its current path, its core would hit the Florida coast by Sunday…
Monday’s Solar Eclipse: 3 Things You Should Know
The total solar eclipse set to take place this Monday, August 21, is a rare, almost magical treat for anyone interested by what's up there in the sky and how it works. NASA has been preparing for the celestial event, and we wanted to share a few key pieces to help you better enjoy and understan…
O.J. Simpson Granted Parole After 9 Years in Prison for Robbery
He can go free as early as October 1.
Massive Recall of Beef Products Issued Over E. Coli Fears
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that Creation Gardens Inc. "is recalling approximately 22,832 pounds of raw ground beef and beef primal cut products that may be contaminated with E. coli."
Harvard Revokes Admission Offers to 10 Students Over Offensive Facebook Group Chat
The school withdrew acceptance offers to at least 10 students who had shared offensive images in a private Facebook group chat.
President Trump Fires FBI Director Who Was Leading Russia Investigation
President Donald Trump dismissed FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday night, sending an earthquake-level shock through the Washington political world.
House of Representatives Passes Bill to Repeal and Replace Obamacare
The House of Representatives voted on Thursday in favor of the American Health Care Act, which would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which is commonly known as Obamacare. Congressional Republicans took a step forward in their years-long quest to repeal the Obamacare, the 2010 law that re…