In 1914, 80 African men, women and children were brought to Oslo for the sole purpose of being gazed upon in a thatched hut village for five months by Norwegian natives.
Officials are trying to protect fire-prone areas by targeting the grasses, brush and trees that fires feed off of. But until recently, conditions for controlled burning have been too dangerous.
A vintage biplane crashed Sunday while performing at a Northern California air show attended by thousands of people.
Los Angeles fire authorities say they have a brushfire that broke out near homes in the Pacific Palisades area has been extinguished.
A magnitude-6.0 earthquake has struck near Tokyo, but no tsunami warning was issued.
Just about every bite of meat a Pittsburgh chef served in 2013 was raised Pennsylvania. But he learned from his locavore experiment that diners prefer prime cuts of beef over sausage and offal.
On CBS' "Face the Nation," L.A.'s mayor said he didn't think Sterling would step down as the team's owner and said he was bracing for a "painful" fight.
For the first time, Latinos are the largest population group in California. But it's not the first time that Californians of Spanish descent have outnumbered non-Hispanic whites in the state.
With California in a drought, the coastal city of Santa Barbara is thinking about firing up a desalination plant that has been in storage for more than two decades.
While House Speaker John Boehner is almost certain to win re-election in his suburban Cincinnati district, his prospects of being re-elected as speaker are far less clear.
Alarmed by reports of teen suicide, city officials in Carson want to crack down on teen bullying.
Darth Vader walks the Earth today. And by that, we mean he's walking all over the place — fans of the sci-fi franchise are celebrating Star Wars Day, or May 4 for the less geek-inclined.
Firefighters are winding up their fight against a wildfire that forced the evacuation of about 1,600 foothill homes east of Los Angeles.
Urging the release of separatists detained during Friday's unrest that left dozens dead, more than 100 pro-Russia activists surrounded a police station in the southern Ukrainian city of Odessa.
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