The U.K.'s unprecedented decision to leave the European Union sent shockwaves through the country and around the world Friday, rocking financial markets. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 611 points, or 3.4 percent, its biggest fall since August
The U.K.'s decision to leave the E.U. set off a panic not just in the global financial markets but also inside Democratic circles. If a brew of anti-trade, anti-immigrant and pro-nationalist sentiments could prevail there, why not in Ohio?
Nearly a year ago, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said the military's ban on open service by transgender troops was "outdated" and promised the policy would be reviewed. Advocacy groups had grown impatient, but a new reportindicates their wait is almost over
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope confirmed a dark vortex in Neptune's atmosphere that spans the width of the continental United States. Neptune's dark vortices are high-pressure systems that are usually accompanied by bright "companion clouds"
President Barack Obama announced he will designate Christopher Park, which is adjacent to the Stonewall Inn in New York City, as the Stonewall National Monument. It is the first national monument dedicated to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender rights
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says 14 people have died during devastating flooding in the state. A storm system dumped 9 inches of rain on parts of West Virginia and trapped 500 people in a shopping center when a bridge washed out
Heat related deaths could kill as many as 3,300 New Yorkers annually by 2080, according to new research. The projection represents a sharp spike from the current average of about 640 per year
The World Anti-Doping Agency said it has suspended the lab's accreditation due to "non-conformity with the International Standard for Laboratories." The suspension is an embarrassment to Brazil and Rio so close to the Summer Games
The stunning margin by which Britain voted to leave the European Union forced the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and offered a blueprint for how ballot-box insurgencies across the West could shatter the legitimacy of the ruling elites
Five people were hospitalized and dozens more were treated for minor burns after motivational speaker Tony Robbins urged them to walk over hot coals at a Dallas event. About 30-40 people received on-site burn treatment
At least two people have died in a wildfire that has consumed 19,000 acres in souther California, local authorities said. The fast moving fire has destroyed 100 homes since it began, with another 1,500 threatened
Uber says it's showing more passengers the cost of a ride upfront even during times of so-called "surge pricing." Uber is not doing away with surge pricing. Rather, the customers will be given the exact higher fare in advance