A lawyer for homeowners fighting against a proposed sand dune project at the New Jersey shore says the protective sand piles could cut off access to the beach for 22 property owners _ including the brother of Gov. Chris Christie
A town in Slovenia is deciding to invest $400,000 to create a public beer fountain. The hope is that tourists will come and check it out and drink their local beers. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.
A Vatican training document allegedly says victims and their guardians are responsible for reporting child sex abuse cases that occur in the church.
Brazilian Health Minister Marcelo Castro said the South American country is signing an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus
Scientists have observed gravitational waves passing through Earth, confirming one of the last predictions of Einstein's theory of general relativity.
An opposition activist group and a rebel commander say Kurdish fighters and their allies have captured a military air base in northern Syria
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is calling for criminal justice reforms that could include the eventual closure of the massive Rikers Island jail
El Paso is ready to shed its long-held reputation and show off its revitalized downtown streets to the tens of thousands of tourists hoping to get a glimpse of Pope Francis, who will cap his visit to Mexico in neighboring Ciudad Juárez
Anytime a scientific discovery is called the greatest of the decade, it's a big deal. Scientists from the group known as LIGO are saying they've found proof of Gravitational Waves, something Einstein predicted 100 years ago but never thought would be detected. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
The government is shipping Zika virus tests for pregnant women to health departments as travelers try to tell if they returned with an infection that could put a developing baby at risk, but warns there could be temporary shortages
A man asked Reddit why his wife's Fitbit showed a heart rate that didn't match her activity level. Another user's guess why turned out to be accurate.
South African police are securing roads around parliament ahead of expected protests against President Jacob Zuma, who will give a state-of-the-nation address amid harsh criticism of his conduct
The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon say they're getting ready to turn themselves in after FBI agents came to the federal property and surrounded them