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Atlantis and its four astronauts glided through the twilight Thursday and landed in Florida shortly before sunrise, bringing an end to NASA's 30-year shuttle journey with one last, rousing touchdown that drew cheers and tears.
The dramatic trial of Casey Anthony came to a close Thursday when she was sentenced to four years in prison for lying to investigators, a day after she was acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old daughter. Here's a look at the trial as it happened.
After a haboob trailed dirt and sand all over Arizona Tuesday, many people were left agape at a weather phenomenon that seemed to have leaped across the seas from the Sahara Desert. But haboobs, or dust storms that are propelled in front of powerful low-pressure systems, have occurred throughout history in the U.S. Here's proof.
A man angry over speed cameras went into a rage Wednesday and attacked a vehicle with a hammer.
A massive cloud of dust, called a "haboob" in weather circles, descended on Phoenix late Tuesday night, covering everything in its path with dust and debris. Dust storms are fairly common in the desert during the summer monsoon season.
A new study in the journal Science suggests that airplanes can induce small amounts of rain and snowfall by punching "holes" in cloud cover. So what exactly do these holes look like, and how are UFOs involved?
Fireworks capped off a day of parades and family gatherings across the region as people celebrated Independence Day.
Severe thunderstorms rolled through the area, hitting the District, Maryland, and Virginia, causing extensive damage in some spots.
One of the young victims in last week's drunk-driving crash that killed an entire family is being remembered Saturday, the day that Tyler Roe would have turned 5 years old.
National pride was on the line Friday as competitors from the United States and Canada squared off at Z-Burger for a burger eating contest. Who took home the crown?