Officials say a large tornado damaged or destroyed as many as 25 homes in a rural area of northern Kansas and came within a mile of hitting a small town
A sleepwalking tourist was approached by police who were expecting it to be a dare of some kind. Fortunately and unfortunately it was just a bad night for the person sleeping. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
Union activists are burning tires and blocking a major bridge on the northern French coast, on a day of nationwide strikes and protests over a labor reform
A statue of the Virgin Mary in Floridablanco, Colombia has sparked a pilgrimage after the statue appeared to have cried a single tear of blood. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.
Two brothers from Oklahoma were among five people killed when a skydiving tour plane crashed this week in Hawaii _ in what a health official describes as a "fairly rare" cause of death for visitors to the island chain
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies will begin their summit with a visit to Ise Shrine, one of many aspects of the gathering that dovetail with Abe's long-term diplomatic and political agenda
The inspector general found "longstanding systemic weaknesses related to electronic record and communications" at the State Department.
News reports say pro wrestler Hulk Hogan's legal battle against Gawker has been secretly backed by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel
Michelle Obama plans to address 105 Native American high school graduates during a commencement speech that comes as she spotlights the plight of tribal youth in the final months of her husband's presidency
A Utah repossession agent has been charged with manslaughter after prosecutors said he forced a mother from a road in her SUV while trying to take back the vehicle
Protesters demanding a higher minimum wage are expected to march on the McDonald's Corp. headquarters near Chicago ahead of the fast-food giant's annual shareholders' meeting
A professional kite surfer is offering a free six month trip to the caribbean to anyone who can help his girlfriend with her physical therapy. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the hotels.
After starting an expedition in April, two active duty U.S. soldiers and a single-leg amputee veteran made it to the top of Mount Everest.