Kaci Hickox continued to defy Maine's isolation order after her impromptu Thursday morning bike ride, as talks between the nurse and Gov. Paul LePage broke down. LePage said he would "exercise the full extent of his authority" to continue the legal battle
Thomas Menino was the city’s longest-serving mayor, serving 5 terms in office before stepping down this year and being diagnosed with cancer
Candidates running in the midterm elections are turning to Hail Mary TV ads to swing voters with only days to go before Election Day
Eric Frein, 31, who is accused of shooting dead state trooper Bryon Dickson and seriously wounding another trooper, is now in the custody of Pennsylvania police after a seven-week manhunt. The FBI had named him on its 10 most wanted list.
Tim Cook announced Thursday that he's gay, in an essay that puts him among the highest-profile publicly out business leaders in the world. "I'm proud to be gay," he said, "and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me."
A delegation of 83 National Guard troops headed to Hawaii on Thursday to prevent looters ransacking evacuated houses in the Big Island community of Pahoa, as a river of molten lava from the Kilauea volcano continues to creep toward the small town
The comedian said in a Rolling Stone interview that NBC had approached him about a hosting gig at its Sunday morning political show following David Gregory's exit. "My guess is they were casting as wide and as weird a net as they could," he says.
A new study by Oceana, a marine conservation advocacy group, finds that 30% of shrimp products are misrepresented — either mislabeled as the wrong species, called or implied to be "wild" when in fact it was farmed, or mixed in a bag with various species
With Election Night days away, the two parties' top Senate strategists--Rob Collins, executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, and Guy Cecil, his Democratic counterpart--gathered Thursday in Washington to preview the drama
A small airplane plowed into the top of a flight safety center at Mid-Content Airport in Wichita, Kansas after losing engine power Thursday, killing at least four, and injuring five, officials said. Around 100 were in the building at the time, with four still missing
President Blaise Compaore, who has led Burkina Faso for nearly three decades after taking power in a coup, declared a state of emergency Thursday, hours after protesters who oppose his bid for another term stormed the parliament and set part of it on fire
The San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons. No pitcher in history had a World Series like Madison Bumgarner, writes TIME's Sean Gregory