Helicopter Crashes in Downtown Seattle, Killing 2, Injuring at Least 1 [UPDATED]
A helicopter belonging to Seattle news station KOMO crashed on Tuesday morning near Fisher Plaza, near the famed Space Needle.
UPDATED: At Least 2 Dead, 22 Injured in New York City Building Explosion [PHOTOS]
Two adjacent apartment buildings in Manhattan collapsed after a gas explosion Wednesday morning. Two women were killed in the blast, which also injured at least 16 people and left many more missing.
A ‘Polar Vortex’ Is Freezing Over Much of America
If you live in the Midwest, you already know this: it's very, very, extremely, downright absurdly cold out there. And things are only going to get worse as what weather experts call a "polar vortex" begins covering more and more of the country.
Managers La Russa, Torre, Cox Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
Tony La Russa, Joe Torre and Bobby Cox, who have eight World Series titles among them, were unanimously elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Monday.
Mass. Teacher Stabbed, Teen Student Held on Murder Charges
Colleen Ritzer, a 24-year-old math teacher in Danvers, Massachusetts, was found dead in the woods behind the high school where she taught. A sophomore at the school has been arrested and charged with her murder.
Senate Reaches Bipartisan Deal to End Gov’t Shutdown, Raise Debt Ceiling
It may have taken more than two weeks, but the government finally looks set to reopen. At least until early 2014, that is.
Brand-New $100 Bills Arrive in Banks Tuesday
One-hundred-dollar bills are about to get quite the colorful face-lift.
Bestselling Author Tom Clancy Dead at 66
Tom Clancy, the writer of numerous popular military thrillers, died on Wednesday morning at age 66.
Multiple Record-Breaking Alligators Caught in Mississippi
On September 1, the record for the largest alligator ever caught in Mississippi was 697.5 pounds. That record was broken not once but twice on Sunday, the first day of the state's alligator-hunting season.
Dozens of Explosions at Florida Propane Plant Injure 8, Including 5 Critically
Late Monday night, a series of explosions rocked the Blue Rhino LP gas plant in Tavares, Florida, injuring eight workers, five of them critically.