A Delta airplane has skidded off the runway and crashed into a fence at LaGuardia airport in New York City while landing in snowy conditions. Airport personnel said that several passengers had minor injuries
Winter weather slammed the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Thursday, but one of the worst winters in recent memory may be relenting
North Korea applauded the slashing of U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert, calling it a "knife attack of justice"
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
The Supreme Court will hear arguments over same-sex marriage on April 28 and make audio of the proceedings available the same day. The cases come from the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the only federal court that has upheld state bans on same-sex marriages
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
Indiana moved closer this week to regulating the liquids that are used in electronic cigarettes, a regulatory focus that goes beyond the measures states and municipalities have been enacting for months
The WHO confirmed with TIME that Liberia currently does not have any confirmed patients in its Ebola treatment centers. Starting Thursday, the country can begin its count to 42 days of no new cases. After that point, it can be declared Ebola-free
Nebraska legislators are considering a bill that would eliminate the state’s death penalty, receiving significant support from Republican lawmakers and family members of murder victims. Nebraska currently has 11 people on death row
The likely Republican presidential candidate was asked in an interview Wednesday whether homosexuality is a choice. "Absolutely," he replied. "Because a lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight -- and when they come out, they're gay"
The growth target of about 7 percent, down from last year's 7.5 percent, is in line with efforts to create a "moderately prosperous society," said Premier Li Keqiang in a report Thursday. China's growth has declined steadily since it peaked at 14.2 percent in 2007
Famed rock duo Hall & Oates is suing a Brooklyn-based cereal company over their cleverly named granola, Haulin' Oats. The suit alleges that the artisanal cereal company Early Bird is trying to capitalize on the rock group's brand