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The governor said the National Guard would assist state and local police in case the grand jury's decision in an investigation into the police shooting of Michael Brown leads to further unrest.
A special holiday service that includes Sunday delivery was set to begin Monday in major cities and high volume areas, according to the U.S. Postal Service.
Approximately 1,200 soldiers will be deployed to provide training on Ebola and malaria prevention and also medical readiness, but won't be providing direct medical care to patients.
The so-called Islamic State released a new video Sunday purporting to show the beheading of hostage Peter Kassig, who was kidnapped in Syria last year.
Thomas Jefferson loved macaroni and cheese so much he brought it home to Virginia from Europe. "The American Plate" reveals these and other stories behind America's most beloved foods.
Young girls and boys take a little trip into the future of matrimony.
Found in late September along the California coast, "Pup 681" spent a month at the Monterey Aquarium before being transferred to her new home.
The Boko Haram insurgents entered the town Thursday, shooting from pickup trucks and motorcycles, according to the chairman of the Chibok local government.
The Defense secretary's announcement follows two reviews that found the structure of U.S. nuclear forces is so incoherent that it cannot be properly managed in its current form.
The pipeline has been stalled by environmental reviews, objections to the route it would take and politics for six years.
Donahoe took over during a serious financial crisis and oversaw a restructuring of the U.S. Postal Service. Agency veteran Megan Brennan will become the first female postmaster general.
People consider their personal health information to be more sensitive than their religious views or purchasing habits, according to a survey by Pew Research Center.
Napoleon Bonaparte's famous bicorn hat is up for auction and on display next to the chateau where the general lived when he wasn't leading troops into battle.
The number of Americans struggling to afford food has remained stuck near recession-era highs. But a recent Gallup poll suggests things may be changing for some.
The lava emerged from a vent in June and entered Pahoa, the largest town in Big Island's isolated and mostly agricultural Puna district, on Oct. 26.
The existing tariff system, which adds as much as 25 percent to the cost of American high-tech exports, covers more than $4 trillion in annual trade, the White House says.