Millions of votes have been cast, the last ads have been cut and there’s barely a household that remains blessedly untouched by the fight for the U.S. Senate. Here are four things to watch four days before the midterm elections
A new study suggests the bone-strengthening powers of milk may not be true, finding that high intake doesn’t appear to protect against bone fractures
Kaci Hickox continued to defy Maine’s isolation order after her Thursday bike ride, as talks between the nurse and Governor Paul LePage broke down
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”
Israel deployed security personnel amid rising tensions on Friday as Muslim worshippers — men must be over the age of 50 — made their way through a welter of Israeli checkpoints to the site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary
The New York Knicks held the Cavs off with a shocking 95-90 win on Thursday that ruined James’ homecoming. He did not play a good game, or even an average one, writes Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated, but that won’t matter for long
Stephen Colbert has announced that the last The Colbert Report will air on Dec. 18. Colbert, who is expected to replace David Letterman as host of The Late Show in 2015, revealed the date during Thursday’s show. A date has not been set for Letterman’s exit
Kleenex tissue maker Kimberly-Clark Corp. is being sued for more than $500 million by a California law firm that alleges the company falsely claimed their MICROCOOL Breathable High Performance Surgical Gown protected against Ebola
If you’re one of those people who can’t start their day without a cup of Starbucks coffee, you may soon have to go no farther than your front door. During the company’s earnings conference call on Thursday, CEO Howard Schultz outlined plans to begin a delivery service next year
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
Moscow and Kiev on Thursday reached a multibillion-dollar deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flow into Ukraine and beyond to the E.U. throughout the winter despite their intense rivalry over the fighting in eastern Ukraine
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