The NTSB says the engineer of the Amtrack train that crashed in Philadelphia was not talking on his phone or texting.
President Obama considers Pentagon plan to send about 500 additional U.S. troops to advise Iraqi security forces in the battle against Islamic State militants.
Tuesday evening, a state legislative committee passed a measure that would repeal the state's current "personal belief exemption," as well as religious exemptions.
The National Transportation Safety Board calls for a change in new vehicles, suggesting it could prevent thousands of deaths and injuries each year.
The search continues for two inmates who escaped New York Prison.
There are currently just over 3,000 American servicemen and women in Iraq.
America sees the number of posted job openings rise to its highest number since 2000.
TSA chief appears before Congressional committee to discuss the latest security lapse by the agency.
A woman is hospitalized at the National Institutes of Health with an extremely difficult to treat form of tuberculosis.
The search for two inmates who escaped from a New York prison continues.
A climate report released by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration show that may was the wettest month in U.S. history.
A new report says that lower-calorie foods and drinks drive the bulk of sales growth for supermarkets.
Fresh lettuce, black beans and even milk -- you'd find it all at your local farmer's market. But there's another way to get local food year round - online
President Obama discusses hotly debated topics in world politics, including the United State's ISIS strategy and continuing sanctions on Russia.
The search continues for two prisoners who escaped from a maximum-security prison in New York over the weekend.
Many of us may clear our browsing history without a second thought, but that quick and simple click could potentially land you in prison.
A new Pew Research Center survey found 57-percent of Americans are in favor of allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry legally.
It's not clear what stamps will now cost or the exact day their price roll back will begin.
Washington DC's Newseum honored 14 journalists who died on the job in 2014.
Researchers found that out-of-network and uninsured patients as well as auto and workers' compensation insurers were faced with paying more than 10 times the cost allowed by medicare.
The Inspector General report says the agency's current vetting process is generally effective at finding people with terror links.
Russia and its support of rebels in Ukraine are one of the urgent talking points at the G7 talks in Germany, as President Obama and fellow leaders weigh additional sanctions against their former G8 ally.
The letters a Florida man was trying to deliver to Congress when he landed a gyrocopter onto the Capitol Lawn earlier this year might get his wish.
The job market is improving but there are certain industries that are doing much better than others and if you are looking for a new job, it might help to pick up a new skill. So, what professions are posting the help wanted sign?
Hail the size of grapefruit, heavy rainfall, and several tornadoes caused damage and flooding across part of the Rockies and Plains overnight into Friday.
China accused the United States of making "groundless accusations" Friday in blaming Chinese hackers for a data breach that could be the biggest cyberattack in American history.
Craft beer brewers from across the USA are in Washington this weekend for "Savor", an annual event celebrating the rising sales of craft beer.
The court proceedings mark the latest in the roller coaster saga surrounding Yousafzai, who evolved in a few short years from anonymous child advocate to Taliban target to global symbol in the fight for women and children's rights.
A cyber attack may have revealed personal information of up to four million government employees, and the Obama Administration thinks they know who is behind it.
Could the U.S. one day go cashless? That's what some are asking after one European country says it hopes to remove all paper and coin currency from retail transactions.
Jobs in the construction, retail and health care industries all increased.
Investigators believe the hack affected 4 million current and former federal employees.
Investigators say Usaamah Rahim, shot by Boston police, originally planned to attack organizer of "Draw Muhammad" contest.
Department of Transportation hopes to eventually install alcohol detection system in all new cars.
The campaign is called "Anchor It!" and is a call to action for parents and caregivers.
For the last 13 weeks applications have been below 300,000 which is a historically low level.
Data show the percentage of unmarried first-time dads dropped from 42-percent in the 1980's to 36-percent in the 2000's.
A military lab sent out twice as many potentially live anthrax samples than previously thought, and that may not be the end of it.
Lawmaker proposes nationwide ban on tanning bed use for anyone under 18.
The CNN-ORC poll found 52-percent of adults had a favorable impression of the 43rd President compared to 43-percent who felt unfavorable.
More suspects questioned following fatal shooting of terror suspect by Boston police and FBI.
Terrorists are increasingly turning to social media to spread their message and recruit new followers.
On June 3rd, 1965, Major Edward white became the first American astronaut to perform a spacewalk.
Red Lobster, the Cheesecake Factory and Sonic are among the restaurants that nutritionists at the Center for Science in the Public Interest have singled out for extreme calorie counts in menu offerings in its 2015 Xtreme Eating Awards.
Enrollment exceeds the target of 9.1 million set last year by Health And Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell.
The FBI is investigating if anyone else was involved in a possible terror plot in Boston.
According to Amazon's annual top 20 list, Seattle is number one overall determined by the company's sales of all book, magazines and newspapers in both print and electronic formats.
New bipartisan "USA Freedom Act" moves bulk storage of phone records from NSA to private telecom companies.
Acting TSA administrator reassigned after internal report found 67 of 70 test situations resulted in banned items passing through airport screeners.
Top executives from Takata give House panel an updates on recall of 34 million airbags, some of which were involved in deadly accidents.