The Amazon, the world’s largest river, is flooding five times more frequently than it did 100 years ago.
The very air you breathe may make you vulnerable to developing dementia, a new study suggests.
A Catholic Diocese in Indiana published the names of 18 former priests and deacons the diocese said have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children.
A new U.S. State Department terrorism report Wednesday concluded that militant attacks decreased by nearly a quarter last year.
Members of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency employees union protest job cuts in Gaza City on September 19, 2018.
More U.S. women are having twins, triplets, quadruplets and even quintuplets, and it’s not just because some are using fertility treatments, new research shows.
A Hong Kong-based airline said a freshly-painted plane is being taken out of service for repainting due to a missing “f” in the word “Pacific.”
Warming of just 2 degrees Celsius, sustained over two millennia, would be enough to melt the East Antarctic Ice Sheet, according to new research.
The Trump administration is issuing $1 billion in grants to states to provide treatment for opioid addiction, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said.
Two new government reports warn that America’s seniors are succumbing to the pitfalls of prescription painkillers.
Netflix released a trailer Wednesday for “The Haunting of Hill House,” its new horror series inspired by Shirley Jackson’s novel.
Police in a Texas city responded to a busy road to round up a herd of escaped cattle running loose in morning rush hour traffic.
Drugs derived from an active ingredient in marijuana produced only modest increases in pain threshold and tolerance but no reduction in ongoing intensity.
U.S. crude oil exports have been temporarily spared from Chinese tariffs, giving state-run oil refineries a short window to import as much as possible.
A strange noise coming from under the hood of a Louisiana woman’s car turned out to have an adorable cause — a kitten stuck behind the grill.
UPI’s top 20 quarterbacks for Week 3 of the 2018 fantasy football season.
LOS ANGELES — A rookie in name only at this point, the Los Angeles Dodgers are merely looking at Walker Buehler now as simply a big-game pitcher.
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Los Angeles Angels will look to further endanger the Oakland Athletics’ chances of making the playoffs when the teams meet Wednesday night for the second time in a three-game series.
Police in Florida shared photos of a “masked bandit” — a raccoon — that startled a resident when she woke to find it in her home.
The Detroit Lions re-signed cornerback DeShawn Shead to a contract, the team announced Wednesday.