Typhoon Kammuri barreled across the Philippines with fierce winds and rain Tuesday, leaving at least four people dead.
Background checks on gun purchases in the U.S. are climbing toward a record high this year, reflecting what the industry says is a rush by people to buy weapons in reaction to the Democratic presidential candidates' calls for tighter restrictions.
The world continues to increase the amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide it pumps into the air, but it’s not rising as fast as in the previous couple years.
Nine members of an Arizona family, together for the Thanksgiving holiday, were in an oversized military-style truck when they got stuck in a raging creek.
A storm threatened to dump a foot and a half of snow on parts of the East, closing schools and delaying hundreds of flights.
A major winter storm prompts New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to declare a state of emergency for seven counties in the state.
Health officials said Tuesday they have more evidence that a certain chemical compound is a culprit in a national outbreak of vaping illnesses.
Rescue crews searched for survivors in toppled apartment buildings and hotels Tuesday as the death toll from a powerful earthquake in Albania climbed to 21.
A storm dumping heavy snow buried highways in Colorado and Wyoming Tuesday, prompted school closures in Nebraska and forced more than 1,000 travelers to sleep overnight in Denver’s airport.
In almost any other year it would be hailed as a public health victory: The smoking rate among U.S. high schoolers took its biggest hit ever this year, federal figures show, falling to a new low.