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October 11, 2018
U.S. astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin had made it about halfway to space in Soyuz MS-10 Thursday before suddenly going the other direction. They fell about 31 miles back to the surface, according to NASA. They were immediately located by rescue teams, retrieved from the capsule with no apparent injuries.  Handout courtesy of Bill Ingalls/NASAplay button
American, Russian alive after Soyuz rocket headed to space station fails on launch
October 11, 2018 - 11:40am
July 4, 2018
George Washington, pictured here by painter Gilbert Stuart, could not tell a lie - he liked to have a drink, or two. Special to Forum News Service
Want to drink like a Founding Father? Try a Portuguese wine
July 4, 2018 - 7:15am
May 29, 2018
Trucks sitting on the lot of Fitzgerald glider truck dealership.  (Kyle Dean Reinford/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
America has a massive truck driver shortage. Here's why few want an $80,000 job.
May 29, 2018 - 10:43am
May 21, 2018
File photo from 2011. While wearing the Union Jack, Sally Marella, a tourist from Suffolk, England, smiles while watching the royal wedding in Times Square in New York on April 29, 2011. It is estimated that over 2 billion people tuned in around the world to watch the wedding between now their Royal Highnesses Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. (Ashley Gilbertson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
May 21, 2018 - 12:40pm
February 25, 2018
George Washington. Library of Congress.
The epic bender to celebrate George Washington and the newly finished U.S. Constitution
February 25, 2018 - 11:03am
January 3, 2018
Kentucky Utilities’ coal-fired generating plant in Ghent, Ky., April 18, 2014. Corporate demand for electricity from renewable sources to meet clean-energy goals is leading utilities to cut the use of coal, even in coal country. (Luke Sharrett/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
America's power grid shows signs of strain amid deep freeze
January 3, 2018 - 3:45pm
January 2, 2018
America's forgotten towns: Can they be saved or should people just leave?
January 2, 2018 - 8:08pm
November 13, 2017
The fastest-growing jobs in America pay about $22,000 per year
November 13, 2017 - 12:30pm
October 30, 2017
Image from Rachel Titiriga via Flickr
A lot of Americans believe in ghosts. But what do their ghost stories actually tell us?
October 30, 2017 - 5:09pm
October 26, 2017
Gaby Osegueda is a Lyft driver in the San Francisco Bay area. Although she and her husband bring home almost $100,000, they had to leave the city they love to find cheaper housing. Heather Long/The Washington Post.
Is $100,000 middle class in America?
October 26, 2017 - 10:24am
November 21, 2016
U.S. says won't tolerate pressure from China on fugitive families
November 21, 2016 - 10:00pm
September 27, 2016
Americas becomes first region to eliminate measles: health agency
September 27, 2016 - 4:00pm
August 22, 2016
An Iranian refugee on becoming American - legally, then in spirit
August 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
July 30, 2016
America was never great?
July 30, 2016 - 6:55am
December 28, 2015
Maxi yacht Comanche powers through heavy swells outside Sydney's harbor during the 71st Sydney to Hobart Yacht race, Australia's premiere bluewater classic race, December 26, 2015.
REUTERS / Jason Reed
Comanche stages epic comeback to win Sydney to Hobart race
December 28, 2015 - 7:52am