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California highway swamped by deadly mudslides…

California transportation officials say a key coastal highway swamped by deadly mudslides has reopened after a nearly two-week closure that caused traffic headaches across the region

Electricians Find Victorian-Era Cigarettes and…

A royal discovery unearthed at Buckingham Palace dating back to the late 1800s. Buzz60's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story.

Germany's 2 Rival Political Parties Agree To…

Chancellor Angela Merkel has been trying to form a coalition government since September.

Disturbing Story Will Make You Think Twice About…

This man ate salmon sashimi every day of his life until this happened (warning: graphic).

TV meteorologist who helped launch the Weather…

John Coleman, who co-founded the Weather Channel and was the original meteorologist on ABC's "Good Morning America" during a six decade broadcasting career, has died

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I Gave Birth to Sick Twins, Lost My House, My Bed, My Dignity

In an essay for the Guardian , Jen Sinconis pens a sort of love letter to two ObamaCare tenets: a ban on lifetime limits on most benefits and on denying people insurance due to pre-existing conditions. Sinconis had access to neither when she had her twin boys 11 years ago. The...

Dozens of flights canceled at Denver airport due to storm

Officials say about 190 flights have been canceled at Denver International Airport as a winter storm moves through Colorado

Has a Centuries-Old Aztec Mystery Been Solved?

Can the teeth of 10 people solve a centuries-old mystery? According to a study published Monday in Nature Ecology and Evolution , perhaps. Its authors suggest that an epidemic that killed as many as 17 million people over the course of two outbreaks in the 16th century and had a hand...

French Purists Don't Want Citizens To Say…

A society of high-minded French purists have deemed another English-derived word unfit for their language. According to the Local , Commission d'enrichissement de la langue française has zeroed in on the use of "smartphone." Known in English as the Enrichment Commission for the French Language, the group is affiliated with conservative...

He Said He Was Innocent for 40 Years. Google…

Facebook may have been one criminal's undoing—Google was another's saving grace. The Guardian has the story of Stephen Simmons, a 62-year-old British businessman whose frustration over a 1976 conviction for a crime he maintained he did not commit had never dissipated. He and two pals were arrested in June...

Federal shutdown enters Day 2 amid blame game on…

Senate leaders offered no obvious solution to reopening the government and engaged in unrelenting finger-pointing during a rare weekend session in the hours leading up to a vote to end the shutdown before the workweek began.

Same-sex active-duty couple marries at West Point

Two Army captains who met at West Point have returned there to be married, in what is believed to be the first same-sex marriage of active-duty personnel at the storied New York military academy

California officials say key coastal highway swamped by deadly mudslides has reopened after nearly 2-week closure

California officials say key coastal highway swamped by deadly mudslides has reopened after nearly 2-week closure

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Turkey Launches Offensive In Syria To Push Back…

Turkey considers the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters to be terrorists.

AP PHOTOS: Talented young dancers compete in…

Hundreds of ballet dancers between the ages of 9 and 19 have been auditioning in Chicago at the Youth America Grand Prix regional semifinals

The Latest: Fournette scores to give Jags 14-3…

The Latest: Fournette bulls his way into end zone to give underdog Jaguars 14-3 lead

Doc Doubts Man's Tapeworm. Then He Looks in the Bag

For a sushi-loving California man, there was good news and bad news. The good news: That pale string dangling out of his butt wasn't his intestines. It was, however, a very long worm. This particularly disgusting cautionary tale comes from a Jan. 8 episode of the medical podcast This Won't...

Buzz off: Ohio college want vultures to leave campus

An Ohio liberal-arts college is hanging effigies in trees and using pyrotechnics to move destructive vultures off campus

UMass gets Chan Zuckerberg grant for scientific project

The University of Massachusetts has received a $5.5 million grant from a philanthropy founded by the man behind Facebook and his wife to create a way to search millions of scientific research articles

Commercial rocket from New Zealand deploys small…

A rocket launched from New Zealand has successfully reached orbit carrying commercial satellites

He Becomes Twitter Sensation With Very First Post

Gary Lee had zero tweets to his name as of Jan. 12. That changed in a big way on Jan. 13, when he posted this series of tweets about his Korean heritage and suddenly became Twitter famous, reports Yahoo News . Lee once worked as a staffer in the Obama White...

Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island to reopen amid shutdown

The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will be open for visitors Monday, with New York state picking up the tab for the federal workers.

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Appeals court to hear arguments on DC sniper's…

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments this week in a case focusing on the life sentences given to D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo

Kentucky assistant police chief fired for racist messages

Court documents have revealed what ended the 25-year law enforcement career of an assistant police chief in the Louisville suburb of Prospect, Kentucky: Todd Shaw wrote in Facebook messages that he would shoot black children caught smoking marijuana

Jordan's King Let His Opinion Be Known Over Lunch…

King Abdullah II gave Vice President Mike Pence a firm talking-to over lunch.