Jamaal Charles' standoff with the Kansas City Chiefs didn't last long. The sides agreed to terms on a new contract Wednesday, and Charles was headed to training camp with the rest of the Chiefs' veterans,...

The Antarctic sea might not be expanding as quickly as previously believed, according to new research, which also claims there could be a processing error in the satellite data. Satellite observations suggest that sea ice cover in...

When the gene for cystic fibrosis (CF) was discovered 25 years ago, hopes ran high that new treatments were just around the corner. But novel drugs proved hard to design, and sometimes they don't...

Humans no longer hunt blue whales, but we’ve found a new way to put the endangered cetaceans at risk: plowing into them with our ships. After using satellites to track 171 blue whales that...

U.S. economic growth this year will likely be at the weakest pace since the Great Recession ended, the International Monetary Fund said, mostly because of a sharp, weather-related contraction in the first quarter. But the...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground. The ATR-72 operated by...

Hamas says ready for humanitarian truce; 3 IDF soldiers killed in Gaza; UN rights council to form commission of inquiry over alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza; Israel asks U.S. for $225m for missing...

Investigators say the black box is 'intact' and there is 'no evidence' of tampering as the bodies of 40 victims from Malaysia Airlines flight disaster arrive from Ukraine to Netherlands. 'Black box' damaged but data...

New chief executive announces that Microsoft will create a single, unified version of Windows that runs on smartphones, tablets, PCs and the Xbox console, allowing developers to create 'Universal Apps' that work on any...

In a year clogged with a record number of recalls, General Motors had gone three weeks without any new ones. That brief pause ended Wednesday, as the automaker announced it was recalling 718,000 cars and...