Soccer aficionado Richard Swanson set off to dribble a soccer ball 10,000 miles to Brazil to see the 2014 World Cup, but his 11-country, 12-month tour was cut short on Tuesday when he was hit by a pickup truck and killed while traveling on a highway in Oregon.
In a pretty disturbing new house horror story, a Utah couple discovered almost 40,000 bees living in the bedroom walls of their home. It actually took the two a little while to find the problem, but after five months in the house, they took notice of all the bees around the property.
Audio experts have released two different conclusions about the voice screaming for help on 911 calls just before 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot in Florida last year. A New Jersey-based audio expert claims that it was Trayvon screaming, while a Florida-based expert says the cries were a mixture between both Marin and his killer, George Zimmerman.
The United States government has long funded real-time monitoring of volcanoes in Alaska, Hawaii and the West Coast, providing crucial data about eruptions that could threaten lives or affect airline flights.
After a jury found her guilty of premeditated first-degree murder last week, Jodi Arias enters the "aggravation phase" of her trial Wednesday where her victim's family, and a medical examiner will testify among others as jurors determine whether Arias acted "cruelly" and if she deserves the death penalty.
The smoky fire, reportedly one of the largest blazes in the state's history, had burned through an estimated 8,700 acres in Douglas and Bayfield, but no injuries were reported.
Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man accused of kidnapping, raping and holding three women in bondage for almost a decade, will plead not guilty, according to his lawyers.
The proposal to add in a biometric tracking system for tracking the comings and goings of foreigners entering the U.S. was defeated by a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators Tuesday.
Abercrombie & Fitch is now the world's number one brand of homeless apparel.
California will spend an extra $2.9 billion on public education over the next two years thanks to higher-than-expected revenue, money that could help Governor Jerry Brown win support for his plan to funnel funds to the state's poorest districts.
An Arizona State University student was found drunk and unconscious at a hospital lobby with only a Post It note asking doctors to help him.
Wading into the national debate over immigration, California Governor Jerry Brown is pushing for a faster path to citizenship for the millions of people who are in the country illegally.
The Powerball just keeps on rolling as its jackpot prize hits $360 million-the third highest in the history of the lottery game.
The former Latino outreach director for the Republican Party in Florida switched his party allegiance to Democrat, citing his former party’s troubles with minorities.
The panel reviewed the link between salt intake and health and concluded there was limited evidence to suggest such a diet helped, while too little salt might increase the risk of heart trouble.