An unusually high number of bottlenose dolphins are dying off the East Coast this summer, the deadliest period for the sea mammals since a virus killed off more than 700 in the late 1980s, federal officials said Thursday.
It's no secret that texting and talking while driving is dangerous, but a new Plymouth Rock Assurance survey finds that many drivers in New Jersey admit to shaving, applying makeup and brushing or combing their hair while behind the wheel.
Three women held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade issued a YouTube video Monday night in which they thanked the public for the encouragement and financial support that is allowing them to restart their lives.
New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to first degree murder and five gun related charges and being held on no bail in the death of Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old semi-pro football player.
Jean Stapleton, the stage-trained character actress who played Archie Bunker's far better half, the sweetly naive Edith, in TV's groundbreaking 1970s comedy "All in the Family," has died. She was 90.
After lengthy and wrenching debate, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America have voted to open their ranks to openly gay boys for the first time, but heated reactions from the left and right made clear that the BSA's controversies are far from over.