Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage. "We want him tried in Zimbabwe because he violated our laws," the country's wildlife minister said
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton released eight years of tax returns Friday, as well as a complete listing of the millions she and her husband have received for paid speeches over the years. In all, she's released 38 years of personal tax returns
The Coast Guard says it's suspending its search at sunset for two teenage fishermen who've been missing for a week. The 14-year-old boys, Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, went missing last Friday and their capsized boat was found Sunday
Uber recently closed a new funding round that values the car-hailing startup close to $51 billion. That’s the highest valuation ever for a venture-backed company, topping the $50 billion Facebook was valued at in 2011 before going public
Former prisoners applauded a White House initiative that could let more inmates qualify for federal college aid, which currently is restricted. A 2013 study found that inmates who got an education were 43% less likely to return than those who didn't.
Hillary Clinton attacked Republicans presidential candidates on Cuba policy, voting rights and social welfare policy during a jaunt to Florida, the home state of contenders Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and a likely swing state
A team of 164 skydivers set a new world record for a vertical skydiving formation, creating a shape that resembled a giant flower over central Illinois on Friday, while hurtling headfirst toward the ground at speeds of up to 240 m.p.h.
An experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study. If proven effective, the vaccine could be "a game-changer"
Beijing was selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, defeating the bid from Almaty in a surprisingly close vote to become the first city awarded both the winter and summer games. Beijing won the secret vote of the International Olympic Committee by 44-40
A long-lost story by F. Scott Fitzgerald has been published 76 years after it was written."Temperature," which was turned down for publication when Fitzgerald was alive, is running in the current issue of The Strand Magazine and will appear online in 3 months
Two University of Cincinnati police officers who were at the scene just after a fellow officer fatally shot a driver are not being charged, a prosecutor said, one day after former Officer Ray Tensing pleaded not guilty to murder in the July 19 shooting
A new paper reports findings from the Philae spacecraft—which bounced down on Comet P67 on Nov. 12—adding a new dimension to the growing body of knowledge about about the complex, biotic, raw materials that exist everywhere in the universe