A Delta airplane skidded off the runway and crashed into a fence at LaGuardia airport in New York City while landing in snowy conditions on Thursday. Airport personnel said several passengers had minor injuries
The 72-year-old actor was hospitalized—"Battered, but ok!" his son said—after his small plane crash-landed on a golf course near Santa Monica Airport
More than 300 veteran Republican lawmakers, operatives and consultants filed an amicus brief at the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage
The Department of Justice has recommended reforms so extensive that it’s as if the troubled police force in Ferguson, Mo., would be best served by tearing the whole thing down and starting from scratch. Here's how they could do it
Winter weather slammed the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Thursday, with the governors of Alabama, Mississippi, West Virginia and New Jersey all declaring states of emergency — but one of the worst winters in recent memory may be relenting
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced they would phase out their iconic elephant acts by 2018. The decision was spurred by public concern about the treatment of elephants in circuses — and perhaps the emotional damage done to the animals
Mars likely had a body of water larger than the Arctic Ocean, according to a new study. The size of the Martian ocean is significantly larger than previously thought and provides further evidence that the planet may have once had the ability to support life
Pope Francis is more popular than ever in the U.S. A new survey indicated 7 in 10 Americans of all faiths rate Pope Francis favorably. Two-thirds of people with no religious affiliations also support the pope of the Catholic church.
The ride-sharing companies said Thursday they plan to shut down their operations there after the city council passed an ordinance, requiring their drivers to pass city-reviewed background checks, which was meant to keep them in the city
Wellesley College will admit transgender students who identify as women for the first time in the next admissions cycle, the school said, making it the third prominent women's college to make such a change
The cyclical climate pattern is back, but officials say the precipitation won't alleviate California's severe drought. NOAA's Climate Prediction Center said it's likely too little, too late and too weak to provide much relief for drought-stricken California"
Jodi Arias, who was convicted in 2013 of murdering her ex-boyfriend, will avoid the death penalty after the jury in her sentencing could not agree on a verdict. The court's judge will decide if she receives life in prison or life with the possibility of early release