Tropical Storm Isaias wreaks havoc up East Coast after destructive N.C. landfall
In North Carolina, where Isaias made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane late Monday night near Ocean Isle Beach, more than 300,000 people were...
A crisis is looming for U.S. colleges — and not just because of the pandemic
More than 500 colleges and universities show warning signs of financial stress in at least two areas, The Hechinger Report's analysis found.
Trump nursing home plan limits supply of free COVID-19 tests
Residents and staff account for up to 4 out 10 pandemic deaths in the U.S., according to some estimates.
Republicans fear Kobach primary win in Kansas could jeopardize Senate GOP control
Voters in five states head to the polls on Tuesday, including Arizona where pardoned Joe Arpaio is making another run for sheriff.
Men rescued from deserted Pacific island after writing SOS in sand
The distress signal was spotted by searchers on Australian and U.S. aircraft.
How to talk about China's role in pandemic in racially sensitive way
You can condemn China without putting Asian Americans in danger, "and that is what is so infuriating about Republicans' insistence on using racist...
Spain's scandal-plagued former king leaving country amid Saudi corruption claims
In a letter, the former monarch said he made the decision against the backdrop of “public repercussions of certain episodes of my past private life.”
Trump or Biden? Voters in North Carolina could pick as soon as next month
The first absentee ballots of the 2020 general election are soon being mailed to voters in key states.
'Brave' and 'outspoken' Marilyn Cazares among six trans Americans killed in July
This year is on track to be one of the deadliest for transgender Americans, particularly trans women of color, according to the Human Rights Campaign.
Unemployment Diary: Families struggle to survive after additional benefits expire
“It's like your life before the pandemic turns upside down,” said one furloughed worker.
'We were in hell': Multiple people injured in hot air balloon crash
"I couldn’t believe how beautiful everything was," one passenger told a local newspaper. “And then we were in hell a few minutes later. It was crazy."
Diesel soot is behind the giant Apple wildfire in California, officials say
The 26,000-acre blaze, about 80 miles east of Los Angeles, has forced the evacuation of thousands in San Bernardino County.